Knowledgebase: Laptop Program
Laptop Program: About the Laptop Program
Updated: 22 February 2021 05:31 PM

Coming to OCAD U in 2021-22?

We are currently revising our list of recommended laptops for programs and expect to have guidance shortly. We are revising our list of recommended laptops in response to Apple's new M1 processor and the support for specific software in programs.

Support for Apple M1 Processors

Not all required software at OCAD U is currently supported by Apple M1 powered MacBook Air or Pro laptops. Read more at Support for macOS Big Sur and Apple M1 Processors (


Apple Silicon: What Artists and Designers Need to Know

In a nutshell, no Bootcamp support.


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