Check out the osx beta of 10.11 current drivers do not output video
The V2.5 release is now available to support OS X 10.11.
Hi Alban, the gofanco website, which I already contacted, recommanded that I verify with your company the OSX level of compatibility. So simply put my question is: is OSX Sierra compatible with the currently available Displaylink driver for a Macbook mid-2012 (not Air, not Retina)? Then, if yes, I will simply upgrade to Sierra? Thanks very much for your help!
As far as I know, release notes 5.2 does not specify this in section D.
I recommend you email support with your specific logs to see what the Gofanco device you have requires.
Details on how to do this are in https://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/755301
Thanks Alan. But on your site, I found this info:
D. Supported operating systems
The DisplayLink software can be installed on any Apple Mac desktop or laptop computer running client versions:
- macOS Sierra 10.12.5
- OS X El Capitan 10.11.6
- OS X Yosemite 10.10.5
At the time of writing these were the latest available versions of macOS tested against: later OS versions might show compatibility issues.
OS X versions earlier than 10.10.5 are not supported. Other versions of DisplayLink software are available from DisplayLink website:
Should I ignore this info? Is upgrading to Sierra my only solution to get the Gofanco USB 3.0 to HDMI adapter to work? Your reply will be greatly appreciated?
Older releases are under "Legacy Releases" in the download section. Click on the + to develop on the link Wim provided above in 2015.
El Capitan is not supported anymore.
On November 2020 does displaylink v 5.2 is compativle with OSX El Capitan?
Where is the link to download driver for El Captain?
Angry Mac User commented
This still doesn't work?! I see the last post from here is 2016. Get it together! It's 2018 going on 2019 and there is still no solution for Mac OSX 10.11.6. I'm stuck with blank screens and no customer support.
Vlad Zah commented
This still doesnt work. It detects the monitor properly, but does not put an image out. I have Dell ST24 monitor (both of them). After installation of the new drivers (ver. 2.6), it showed a static frozen image of desktop on external monitor. On re-boot, multiple times, it would not display anything on the monitor, even though it detects it properly on max OSx 10.11.6.
my config: MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011)
What is the work around? I cannot go back in time machine (due to other reasons).
Simone Girlanda commented
version 2.6 Beta 1 partially solved problems I got on my on my MacBook Pro (Retina, Middle 2012), Mac OS X 10.11.5 and Display link driver 2.5 with Kensington dock sv3500v:
1. happen sometimes: moving windows on the screen make them "scrambled" and unreadeble, but If I make a printscreen the produced image is perfect (I can make a photo of my screen).
2. solved: menu bar is black and unreadable
I'll check the new driver in the next days.
Simone Girlanda commented
I've installed Mac OS X 10.11.2 and Display link driver 2.5 on my MacBook Pro (Retina, Middle 2012) with Kensington dock sv3500v, problems persist:
1. moving windows on the screen make them "scrambled" and unreadeble, but If I make a printscreen the produced image is perfect (I can make a photo of my screen).
2. menu bar is black and unreadable
Update do not solved my problems.
James Stracey commented
Hi - as I write this the site "http://www.displaylink.com/" is offline. On that note, I've used various versions including the beta 5bv2 and still consistently unable to successfully drive either single or dual monitors using the Targus USB3.0 DV2K Dock w Power.
How do I uninstall the driver? I have used the uninstaller, and every time I try to re-install it says that a newer version is on the computer already. I've tried multiple times using the uninstaller and searched my Mac for remnants of it, all to no avail. Please tell me how to uninstall so I can use this monitor. I sent a request to support several days ago and have yet to get a response.
Michael Stevens commented
We are coming out of the iMac via USB to HDMI Display Adapter and from there via HDMI to a Plasma TV. The display on the plasma is unusable at this point.
Michael Stevens commented
We just updated to El Capitan and now the Display Port is not working at all. I uninstalled the driver and tried both 2.5 Beta and 2.4 and with both drivers, the screen displays horrible green horizontal lines. We need this ready for this Sunday's church service but apparently there isn't a way to contact your company directly.
I found that reverting back to 2.4 has solved a lot of the problems I had.
Same issues as Arthur described below - Acer monitors, MacBook Pro, El Capitan 10.11.1.
Two indentical monitors. One on Thunderbolt to DVI. One on usb->DisplayLink DVI.
My 2nd monitor is largely unusable at this point.
Here is an update to my comment, marked as "Anonymous" on November 10, 2015, 23:24. Ok, so I wrote: "Still broken using an external monitor, I'm using MacBook Pro, El Capitan 10.11.1; it works for about 10 minute (when I boot up the computer) but after that it doesn't work..." ***The Update*** I went back to work and hooked up the Diamond Display link to my work monitors which both are exactly the same Dell P2212H, and now it works perfectly! Also I am using Thunderbolt port to DVI and the Display link to DVI (both are DVI). At home my set up is: Thunderbolt port to HDMI and Display Link to VGA with 2 different brand monitors. I believe that was causing my Mac to become confused and it would stop working! Since I am now (at work) using the same exact thing; it is now working as intended with no issues (DVI on both external monitors) So maybe you guys need to try to use the same exact connections either DVI, VGA or HDMI in order for it not to confuse your Mac. If that doesn't work, then try same exact connection ports + same exact monitors and maybe that will solve your issue. But, first try the cheapest way which is using the same output ports (which for me is DVI). Good luck! BTW, this may be an Apple issue not a Diamond Display Port issue, since my Mac is the one getting confused with 2 different types of connection ports cables.
FIX THE BETA!!!! IT DOESN'T WORK FOR CAPITAN
Still broken using an external monitor, I'm using MacBook Pro, El Capitan 10.11.1; it works for about 10 minute (when I boot up the computer) but after that it doesn't work. If the Macbook goes to sleep during those 10 minutes I loose complete connection to the screen and no matter what I do I cannot bring back the monitor to connect, unless I reboot my Mac Book again. I tried the Beta version 2.5 but October release and I get the same results. This used to work perfectly, but obviously something in El Capitan OS broke display link. Sadly, I have to purchase another Dock because I can't wait around for the Devs to fix the issue. If there is another update, please email me, and I"ll upload it and try it out.
The last update of el capitan and the 2.5beta 2 displaylink drivers fix all the issues for me.