Questions tagged [4k]

4K, or UHD (Ultra High Definition), is a display resolution of at least 3840 x 2160. Includes all technologies, components and accessories associated with 4K resolution.

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macOS resolution can't scale up

I'm running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on VMware on Windows 10 Pro 1803 build 17134.1. My screen's resolution is 3840x2160 (4K) and I want the macOS to be in resolution 3840x2009. However. it seems ...
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4K 60Hz over DP with Late 2013 Macbook Pro 15" + Dell P2415Q?

I have a Late 2013 15" Macbook Pro with discrete graphics. According to this Apple support page: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206587 this model supports 4K 60Hz over MST. I just purchased a ...
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Will Docking Station make Early 2013 MacBook Pro faster

I am using my Early 2013 MacBook Pro (max spec.) connected to an external 4K monitor (as described here: Early 2013 Macbook Pro with 4K). Everything is good, but it seems a bit slower than before and ...
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How to connect 2 external non Apple monitors with 13" MacBook Pro 2017

This MacBook Pro has only two USB-C ports. Since one is used to charge the laptop (the monitor can't charge the laptop), there is only one available port to plug a monitor. Is it possible to connect ...
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Can we use two thunderbolt 1 ports as two inputs into a 4k monitor

I'm wondering if an early 2013 macbook pro retina (so two thunderbolt 1 ports, each supposedly outputting up to 10gbps) can have both thunderbolt ports plugged into a Dell or LG 43 inch 4k monitor as ...
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How to connect an early 2013 MBP to a 4K LG Television

I've seen some people on YouTube saying they were able to connect an early 2013 MAC Book Pro with some 4K Monitors. I bought an 4K LG TV. It seems that I can't connect using 60Hz. I already tried the ...
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2017 Macbook Pro + TCL 4K Display = No 60Hz

I have the 15" 2017 MacBook Pro (with the four USB-C/TB3 connectors). I recently bought this TV, which is my first and only 4K display: https://www.amazon.com/TCL-43S405-43-Inch-Ultra-Smart/dp/...
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Does an Apple TV stream 4K movies if the Internet connection is somewhat less than the recommended 25Mbps?

This is to decide whether to buy an AppleTV 4K or not: For example, some areas may have an 18 to 22Mbps Internet connection, and is just about 10% to 20% lower than the official recommended 25Mbps. ...
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Can a Late 2016 MacBook Pro drive a 4K monitor with HDR?

I'm quite tempted by some 4K HDR external monitors that are slated to come to the market soon. Question is - can a Late 2016 MacBook Pro drive 4K HDR monitor at 60Hz? 4K monitors are supported as per ...
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Can I do 4K@60hz with my early 2015 MacBook Pro Retina?

I have a MacBook Pro Retina early 2015 8 GB and Intel 6100 1536Mb. Today I used an HDMI cable to my TCL 55" TV (TCL U55S6906 / Chassis NT667E-EU) and when running Mac OS X the text is blurry and ...
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How to get an LG Ultra HD (27UD88) and Macbook Pro 13" 2017 running at 60hz?

I recently bought a MacBook Pro 13-inch 2017 and an LG Ultra HD (27UD88) 27" display. Before buying the display I researched a bit and found no issues in relation to the MacBook Pro. However, after ...
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“Play/Pause” button on remote does nothing, Apple TV 4K

The "Play/Pause" button in the lower left corner of the remote control for the Apple TV 4K has no effect. Previously it stopped and started videos playing in apps such as Netflix. Workaround: ...
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Difficulties with 4k60 support on my Late 2013 27" iMac

I have a late 2013, 27" iMac with a GeForce GTX 780M graphics card, which I'm trying to get to connect to two 4k displays (Asus MG28U) at 60Hz. When I connect them, I am limited to 30Hz (but ...
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Apple TV zoom/stretch (Netflix app)

What gestures or buttons make the Apple TV in Netflix app zoom/stretch the image to fill screen? On the Apple TV 4K (2017) using Netflix app, I somehow zoomed/stretched an old tv show with nearly-...
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OSX 10.13 Font rendering problem - Dell U3417W, ultrawide curved displays look awful.

I realize this question has been asked before, but there seem to be about 50 different posts all offering different answers which haven't solved my issue. I have a 2017 Macbook Pro. I just picked up ...
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Some purchases NOT showing up on my Apple TV (4K)

Numerous shows that I have purchased are NOT showing up on my Apple TV. I have tried logging out then logging back in, but still they do not show up. They are on my iPhone and iPad.
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MacBook Pro crashes when plugging in 3 4k screens

I have a Late 2013 MacBook Pro with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2GB graphics card running macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, and when I attempt to connect 3 4k screens (2 Mini DisplayPort, 1 HDMI) while running ...
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4K Monitor and performance issues with MBP Late 2015

As a software developer I insisted on buying a 4K Monitor which used to work with my previous MBP 2017 quite ok.The Retina MBP Late 2015 has output that lags quite a bit when I use a scaled resolution....
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60hz on LG Ultrafine 4K with Macbook Pro 2016

I'm struggling to get 4096 x 2304 at 60hz using the hardware mentioned. It works intermittently. If I unplug and replug the monitor cable, it sometimes comes back in 60hz. But then it reverts to ...
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Can I get stable 4K 60Hz with two external displays without MBP screen on? What about performance with MBP15 mid-2015DG

I want to buy two 24 or 27 inch monitors for work (Xcode, Sketch, Android/Visual Studio) with high screen resolution. I'm worried about performance with my notebook (MBP 15" mid-2015 DG, 16GB RAM, ...
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How fix fonts on external tv look good view?

i have a little problem with my mac and external tv (LG 4K). Macbook air 2012 (intel HD 4000) LG 43UJ6307 i connect macbook with MiniDisplayPort -> DVI -> HDMI (1.4). by default i cannot set ...
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Can we download iTunes's 4K movies?

I saw in the Hong Kong iTunes store showing "Featured 4K HDR Movies": but it doesn't show a 4K logo or a 4K download size: Is it downloadable? Can it be viewed on the Mac in 4K (such as on the iMac ...
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Display Performance with two external 4K screens

Right now I am running two external 4K Displays (Dell) on a Dell XPS 15 Notebook with an UHD-Display (Geforce GT 750 M) on Ubuntu Linux. It feels a little bit slow. What can I expect if I switch over ...
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How do I connect a 3rd 4K monitor to my 2013 Mac Pro?

I have a Mac Pro 2013. I already have two 4k monitors now connected to the HDMI port (Bus 0) a thunderbolt port with a TB->HDMI adapter (Bus 1) Before I simply buy a third monitor and adapter, is it ...
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How to unlock Sierra Refresh Rate for other resolutions less than 4k?

I had a MacBook Pro 2017, using a USB-C to HDMI which can support 4K@60Hz. I ran CoreDisplay patcher to enable 60Hz for 4K resolution: But Refresh Rate is still locked at 30Hz for other resolutions....
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Is there a difference between a 'mini-DisplayPort to HDMI cable' and a 'mini-DisplayPort to DisplayPort' cable for a MacBook Pro?

I just bought a 4k monitor (AOC u2777pqu) for my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13 inch, Early 2015). The shop advised a mini-DisplayPort to HDMI cable, which gives me 4k resolution but when I tried it only ...
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MacBook Pro 13 (early 2015) with 4K Television: Can I get 60Hz?

The TV has only HDMI inputs. I've found cables on the Internet that will connect Mini DisplayPort to HDMI: AmazonBasics Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cable - 3 Feet My question is, will I get 60Hz when ...
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Is there a way to enable HiDPI scaling for external monitors on MacOS?

https://www.macrumors.com/2016/09/23/loss-of-resolution-scaling-macos-sierra-update/ Is there a workaround to get HiDPI mode on external monitors on macOS Sierra?
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UHD Blu-ray playback on iMac 5K 2017?

I recently saw that there are already UHD 4K Blu-ray drives (with SATA) available, like this one from Pioneer which should (combined with appropriate USB housing) make mounting the disks in macOS ...
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Screen resolution 4k vs remote desktop resolution (Microsoft Remote Desktop)

First, very sorry for my English. I do not write often in English... I just upgrade from an old iMac 2011 to the new iMac 4k 2017. I am quite pleased with it, but something's bothering me. I have ...
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Macbook and 4K monitor

Please, does anyone know whether Macbook (2015) with MacOS Sierra (10.12) is able to drive Dell P2415Q 4K (3840x2160) monitor at 60Hz? What dongles do I need? I have USB-C Digital AV Multiport ...
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2017 MacBook Pro can't connect to Dell P2715Q via USB-C to DisplayPort cable

I purchased a USB-C to DisplayPort cable from Amazon to connect my 2017 MacBook Pro to a Dell 2715Q however it does not seem to be working. From what I've read and from some of the cable reviews, ...
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4k Monitor, 2014 Macbook air, and an all around DILEMMA

I would like to get a 27 inch 4k display to hook up to my early 2014 macbook air. My Early 2014 Macbook air only has a thunderbolt 1 connection and I an aware it is not possible to get 4k quality ...
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I cannot use 4k on my 4k Screen?

I'm out of ideas on what I can try to fix my problem. My configuration is as follows: MBP2016 13" with two USB-C ports a HooToo USB-C Hub (supports 4K) a (brand new) HDMI Cable (also 4K/UHD ...
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How to upload the 4k videos taken to YouTube?

iPhone 7 Plus can take 4k videos, but if you click on the Photos app and upload to YouTube, for some reason it is limited to 240p. If you click on the YouTube app and upload, then it is 1080p. Is ...
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MacBook 4K/60Hz adapter is working directly, but not via USB-C hub

I have the Apple MacBook 12" (2016) 1,1GHz 256GB Silver and a 4K/60Hz monitor. I have tried this hardware to connect the displays at 4k/60Hz: Anker® Aluminium USB C Type C to HDMI Converter, ...
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4k screen can handle 60hz 90° rotated, but not in 0°

I've run into this funny issue, where I've got a 4k monitor (Samsung U28E590), that I'm trying to optimize for resolution and hz-frequency. My optimal goal is of course 4k, with 60hz, but since I don'...
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How to connect two LG 27UD88 to single thunderbolt 3 port

I have late 2016 MacBook Pro 13, which has thunderbolt 3 and according to specification can chain two 4k monitors. So if that's correct, how would it be possible to connect two LG 27UD88 monitors over ...
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Can a 2012 Macbook Pro run a 4k display?

I was thinking about getting a 4k display for photo and video editing. I just edit 1080p video and that was never a problem on my mid 2012 mbp non-retina with i5 and 8gb ram. It also was never a ...
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Sierra showing incorrect monitor in Display Preferences

I just bought a monitor, a 24-inches AOC U2477PWQ, 4K resolution. I attached it to my 2012 MacBook Air running the latest version of Sierra, and macOS thinks it's a 30-inches AOC U2477WM, 1080p. How ...
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MacBook Pro 2016 + 4K 60Hz display maxes out at 30Hz

Hardware: MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2016) \w Radeon Pro 460 on Sierra 10.12.2 IOGEAR USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery DisplayPort 1.2a cable BenQ BL3201PT display (4K@60Hz via DisplayPort ...
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Samsung UE590D external monitor settings

I can't get quite the right colors on my external UE590D 4k. Does anyone have the correct settings/colors so it looks as close as possible to the MacBook Pro retina display?
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How many external HD (not 4K or 5K) displays can I use with the 2016 13" MacBook Pro with Touchbar?

How many external HD (not 4K or 5K) external displays can I use with the 2016 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, using multiple HDMI to Type-C adapters? The Touch Bar models also have 4 Type-C ports and ...
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4k60 over Thunderbolt 1?

I own a 2011 MacBook Pro which has Thunderbolt Gen 1 (MacBook Pro 8,2). I know that TBolt1 is capable of 10Gbps, and the bitrate of 4k60 video is about ~5.7Gpbs. Is it possible to drive a 4k monitor ...
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Can the new 2016 MacBook Pro 13" without Touch Bar drive a 4K display?

I currently have an old MacBook Pro 15" Retina from 2012, driving two monitors, a 24" 4K monitor and a 21.5" 1080p monitor. This setup works, except for one catch - the 4k monitor refreshes at 30Hz, ...
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Any way to add 4K support to a late 2012 iMac?

I have this late 2012, 27" iMac (model iMac13,2) and I want to connect that to a 4K UHD TV because I am willing to create 4K stuff. Apparently this iMac is unable to output 4K resolution, right? If ...
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30hz vs 60hz 4K output

I am currently using a MacBook Pro 13" 2015 model with a Samsung U28D590 UHD display. Currently I am using the HDMI port of the monitor with a mini-displayport to HDMI adapter and receive 4K 30hz ...
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Can the Mac Mini Support a 4K Monitor?

I'm assembling my workplace and I'm looking into Mac Mini MD387LL along with some 4k monitor like this one, Samsung 28-inch UHD. Problem is that I'm not sure if the Mac Mini will support this ...

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