The current Datacolor Spyder products SpyderX Pro and SpyderX Elite software version 5.8,
Spyder5EXPRESS, Spyder5PRO and Spyder5ELITE software version 5.8,
Spyder Checkr software version 1.5 do work with macOS 12 Monterey.
These software versions come in Universal code that will run natively on Apple Silicon M1 systems and also natively on Intel based Mac systems.
The Spyder Print software version 5.6 does also work with macOS 12 Monterey.
The Spyder Print software works on Intel-based Macs and on systems running the new Apple Silicon M1 chip. On an Apple M1-based system, the Datacolor Spyder Print software will run seamlessly under the Rosetta2.
Please find the current Datacolor Spyder software installers here:
Additional information about the Liquid Retina XDR displays of the 14"/16" MacBook Pro - 2021:
The internal displays of this laptop class can be calibrated when you have installed the macOS Monterey 12.3 (or higher) update. Make sure you have installed that update prior to the calibration.
External monitors connected to these MacBook Pro laptops, on the other hand, can still be calibrated with the SpyderX series products.
If you have installed a previous macOS Monterey 12 version on your 14“ & 16" MacBook Pro 2021 with the Liquid Retina XDR Display and have problems with the calibration of the internal display, please refer to this FAQ article.
Status March 15th 2022
Please find additional information about the calibration of the Apple Studio Display in this FAQ article.
Additional information for Datacolor ColorReader, ColorReader Pro or ColorReader EZ users that are running an Apple Silicon M1 system:
You can run natively the ColorReader mobile app to use your ColorReader from your Apple M1 computer system by installing the ColorReader app as follows:
- Open the Mac App Store
- Click on the Search bar (top left corner)
- Search for "ColorReader"
- Results will show Mac apps by default
- Click on "iPhone and iPad apps" to see results in that category and to install the ColorReader app
- Launch the ColorReader app and use it like on your mobile phone