How to update your Studio Display firmware and get the latest features

Friday, March 31, 2023 10:04 AM

Whether you’ve recently picked up Apple’s 27-inch monitor or haven’t installed an update on it in a while, read on for how to update the Apple Studio Display with the most recent firmware to get the latest features and improvements.

Apple has delivered several updates for its Studio Display since it launched in spring 2022. Now the latest firmware brings a new Pro Display Calibrator feature plus stability improvements.

Below we’ll look at where to find the Studio Display update to get the latest features and what to do if you don’t see it showing up.

How to update Apple Studio Display

  • On your Mac that’s connected to the Studio Display, head to System Settings > General > Software Update
  • Apple Studio Display firmware update 16.4 should appear alongside macOS 13.3
    • If you don’t see the Studio Display update, install macOS 13.3 first, then look again
  • You might also see the update pop up at the top of the sidebar in System Settings
  • Choose Install Now

Here are the release notes for Studio Display Firmware 16.4:

  • Adds support for in-field recalibration of the display using Pro Display Calibrator. Enables specific color workflows that may require custom calibration by an in-house spectroradiometer. Learn more
  • Minor stability improvements

Studio Display is in part powered by the A13 Bionic chip which first debuted with the iPhone 11 in 2019.