System Requirements for Luna Display

Mac Requirements

The Primary Mac must be a 2011 model or newer, and must be running macOS 10.11 El Capitan or later. You may use this Primary Mac for either Mac-to-iPad Mode or Mac-to-Mac Mode.

M1 Apple Silicon support

Luna Display supports the new M1 Apple Silicon chip on Mac, though there are some hardware limitations on the number of external displays allowed. Be sure to check Apple's device technical specifications to see what is compatible with your Mac. 

PC Requirements 

  • Operation system: Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit, Build 1809 or later
  • Processor: Intel or AMD processor with 64-bit support; 2 GHz or faster
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 520, AMD Radeon RX Vega 3, NVIDIA GeForce 820M or later; or equivalent DirectX 11 compatible GPU.
  • Hard drive space: 1 GB
  • WiFi/Network: 802.11n or wired ethernet

iPad and Secondary Mac Requirements

For Mac-to-iPad Mode, the iPad must at least be an iPad Mini 2 (2013+), iPad Pro (2016+), iPad 5th generation (2017+), or iPad Air (2013+), and must be running iOS 12.1 or later. 32-bit devices are not supported.


For Mac-to-Mac Mode, the Secondary Mac must be running macOS 10.11 El Capitan or later. See Apple's support article for a list of Macs that can support macOS 10.11 El Capitan.

Note: Luna currently supports the secondary iMac as a non-retina display.


Is the Luna Display hardware required to run the apps?

Yes, the Luna Display hardware unit is required for all connections, whether you are connecting via Wi-Fi or via cable (USB, Ethernet, or Thunderbolt). The apps will not work without the Luna Display hardware plugged into the primary Mac.

Luna Display only supports devices running macOS, iPadOS, and Windows 10. Luna does not work on Android or Linux devices.

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