Q100592: Important Announcement - Compatibility of Foundry products with Apple macOS Big Sur (11.0), macOS Monterey (12.0) and Apple silicon M1 chips



This article covers support across the Foundry products for Apple's latest macOS updates and their new Mac line of products with Apple silicon M1 processors.


The latest macOS version, Monterey, is not currently supported across our Foundry product portfolio. Our product teams are testing this version of macOS and looking to qualify as soon as possible.

Foundry tools are currently not supported on Apple's new Apple Silicon hardware and M1 chips. Foundry is planning to support Modo, Colorway, the Nuke family and the Flix client natively on Apple's M1 hardware. We can't confirm a timeframe for release at this time. While native support is in progress, all of these tools will automatically run on Apple M1 hardware using the Rosetta emulation.

Here is the latest status of supported macOS versions across our Foundry products: 

Product macOS Catalina
macOS Big Sur
macOS Monterey
Native support for Apple M1 chips
Nuke family 12.1v1 onwards 13.0v1 onwards 13.2v1 onwards Not supported
(in testing)
Modo 13.2v1 onwards 15.0v1 onwards 15.2v2 onwards Not supported
(in testing)
Colorway 3.1v1 onwards 5.0v1 onwards Not supported
(in testing)
Not supported
(in testing)
Flix 6.3.6 onwards 6.3.7 onwards Not supported
(in testing)
Not supported
(in testing)

Mari is not available on macOS from Mari 4.8 onwards.


Katana is not available on macOS.


NOTE: Mari 4.7 will be the last version of Mari compatible with macOS. For more information, please see the following article: Q100599: Mari Support for macOS 

Please rest assured that we are taking steps to meet the new requirements and will address the incompatibility in future releases of our products.  We will update this article with more information when it becomes available. 
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