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Which used Macbook Pro or Air 2018 or newer is compatible with VW2021. 

I'm looking for a used MB pro or air for my daughter in college. She is a design major. 

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Here are the System Requirements for VW 2021 :

https://www.vectorworks.net/sysreq?version=2021

 

You should take a look if the macOS of your offers fits the requirements

or if there is even an option for following VW versions, which may need

higher macOS versions.

Also take a look at the Hardware recommendations (GPU !)

 

Beside the new/current Apple M1 machines with Apple Silicon chips

seem to all run VW 2021 fine. They start from %700 to around $ 2500.

Maybe the upgrade price isn't that much over used ones,

but they would be able to run a little longer.

(Especially for former Intel Macbook Airs or Mac Minis, where previous

Intel versions, with integrated graphics, weren't really recommended for

VW CAD usage)

But if you get a good offer for a Macbook Pro, like a 15" with dedicated

graphics card, that would be ok too.

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Hi Carrie, @CarriebCarrie 

I Suggest this Macbook´s Models:

- MacBook Pro 16-inch 2019;

- MacBook Pro 15-inch 2019;

- MacBook Pro 15-inch 2018;

- MacBook Pro 15-inch 2017;

- MacBook Pro 15-inch 2016;

- MacBook Pro Retina 15-inch mid 2015 with AMD Radeon R9 M370X;

 

Regards
Paulo Ferrari

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