During this years Apple WWDC 2018 developer conference Karol Gasiński, part of Apple’s GPU Software Architecture Team, announced that the Vive Pro is getting “plug and play support” on MacOS 10.14 (Mojave). Explaining “We’ve been working very closely with both Valve and HTC to make sure Vive Pro is supported in SteamVR runtime on MacOS”. Making it even easier for developers to create virtual reality applications.
Gasiński Explain that this year’s WWDC conference that the Vive Pro virtual reality headset will be fully supported by the Apple software, including its pass-through cameras. Apple has already made available a preview of MacOS 10.14 Mojave operating system to members of the Apple Developer Program and will be rolling out a public beta beginning later this month during June 2018. Apple is planning to officially launch its new Mojave operating system during the fall 2018 as a free update for Macs introduced in mid-2012 or later, as well as 2010 and 2012 Mac Pro models with recommended Metal-capable graphics cards. For more information on MacOS Mojave compatibility jump over to our previous article which lists all the Apple computers that will support the new MacOS Mojave operating system.
Facebook and Oculus remains noncommittal to the Mac operating system explaining that the company doesn’t have any news to share on MacOS support. As soon as any more details arise from either Apple, Valve, Oculus or HTC we will keep you up-to-date as always.