2.1 Supported Macintosh Models (v.5.0)

Identifying your Mac Model

The steps described here may be different on your operating system.

  1. Click on the “Apple” Menu.

  2. Hold the “Option” key and select the first entry of the Apple Menu called “System Information”

  3. Locate the “Model Identifier” entry in the “Hardware “section.

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Supported Macs

The Just Control interface can be operated on any Mac which supports the minimum system requirements, as long as the Just Out engine is running on the qualified hardware listed below.


Testing (SD and HD)
(at least 8 GB of RAM)

  • MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Mid 2017): MacBook10,1 (or higher)

  • MacBook Air (13-inch, Late 2018): MacBookAir8,1 (or higher)

  • MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2017): MacBookPro 14,1 (or higher)

  • iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2017): iMac18,1 (or higher)

  • Mac mini (Late 2018): Macmini8,1

Good (SD and HD)
(at least 12 GB of RAM)

  • Mac Pro (2019) - Intel: MacPro7,1

  • Mac mini (Late 2018): Macmini8,1

Optimal (SD and HD)
(at least 12 GB of RAM)

  • Mac Pro (2019) - Intel: MacPro7,1

  • Mac mini (Late 2018): Macmini8,1

SDI based UHD Playout as well as SRT/UDP based Playout in HD and UHD
(at least 16 GB of RAM)

  • Mac Pro (2023) - Apple silicon: Mac14,8 (up to p60)

  • Mac mini (M1, 2020): Macmini9,1 (up to p60)

  • Mac mini (M2, 2023): Mac14,3

  • Mac mini (M2 Pro, 2023): Mac14,12 - (up to p60)

  • Mac Studio M1 Max (Mac13,1) and Mac Studio M1 Ultra (Mac13,2)

  • Mac Studio M2 Max (Mac14,13) and Mac Studio M2 Ultra (Mac14,14)

Optimal Environment Temperature Recommendation

The following information is especially important for Intel-based Macs and can partially be ignored for Apple silicon-based Macs.

  • Run the servers in an environment where the temperature does not exceed 68° F or 20° C.

  • (INTEL only) Manually control the fan speed with software such as Macs Fan Control and configure it as shown below to make sure the Mac does not overheat.


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