U.S. tech company Apple has announced that a new software will be rolling out to Mac users that will enable them to run the Windows 10 operating system. The support document regarding the program has been released on Wednesday, August 12. The updated software is called Boot Camp 6 and devices are required to have it installed to be able to use Windows 10.
According to the Apple issued document, the program is download automatically when the Mac owner uses Boot Camp Assistant. The software supports 64-bit versions of Windows 10. This applies when Boot Camp is used with a recent version of Mac, which is still supported by updates. It looks like Boot Camp 6 will not be supported on Macs that have been released before 2012.
Boot Camp is also reported to still be "propagating", and is still unavailable for OS X, according to a report in MacRumors. The site also produced a list of devices which will be able to support the program. The list includes MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Mini and Mac Pro models that are released from late 2012 to the present year.
Boot Camp 6 will also come with support for devices within the latest Windows operating system, which as been released about two weeks ago after much anticipation. The support features include a USB 3 and USB- C, among others. Built-in SD slots also come with the support. Boot Camp requires an authentic copy of Windows 10 for the operating system to be installed and used by the devices.
Authentic copies of Windows 10 are available for purchase in the Microsoft store, for $119. The operating system comes in a USB stick or an ISO file. Existing Windows users may have the upgrade for free while new users will have to purchase either the Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro for $199 and $119, respectively.