Will Capture One run on my ARM-based Mac?
We’re committed to delivering the best possible software performance on any operating system we support – that’s why we re-architected Capture One from the ground-up to run natively on M1 computers. Hereby, Capture One 21 (14.2.0) is natively supported on Apple Silicon (M1) machines. Additionally, Hardware Acceleration on Apple Silicon (M1) machines will run through Metal. Hardware Acceleration on Intel-based Apple machines still runs through OpenCL.
Please keep in mind that tethering for the Capture One 21 (14.2.0) version does not work on Thunderbolt ports using USB3.x cables with some Canon cameras. A workaround is to use USB2 cables for the time being.
Previous versions of Capture One will still run on ARM-based Mac computers using Rosetta 2 emulation platform although with one known limitation concerning tethering. So, if tethering is critical to your workflow we highly recommend keeping Capture One up to date.