Which operating systems does DisplayLink currently support?

Supported Operating Systems


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DisplayLink software will install on Windows Server 2008/2008 R2, Windows Server 2012/2012 R2, Windows Embedded 7 machines and other applications specific versions of Windows.
However DisplayLink does not test or support these platforms.

Mac OS X

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  • OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (the last release to support OS X 10.6 is v2.2)
  • OS X 10.7 Lion (the last release to support OS X 10.7 is v2.2)
  • OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • OS X 10.9 Mavericks
  • OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • OS X 10.11 El Capitan (from v2.5)
  • macOS 10.12 Sierra (from v2.6) 
  • macOS 10.13 up to 10.13.3. For 10.13.4, see this article.


Available on the Google Play Store

For Android v5.0 (Lollipop) or Later

Chrome OS

DisplayLink USB devices are supported on Chromebooks. For more information, see this article.


DisplayLink currently have a release to support Ubuntu. The Ubuntu release contains an open source component to enable it to be adapted to other Ubuntu variants or Linux distros.

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See information on porting the Ubuntu driver to other distros.

Support for DL-1x5 and DL-1x0 devices is provided by the open source udl driver.

Unsupported Operating systems

The following Operating systems are not supported by DisplayLink
  • Windows 2000 (SP1 to SP4) or earlier Windows OSes
  • Windows 2003 Server
  • Windows XP 64 bit
  • Windows RT (ARM) platforms
  • Windows Embedded 7
  • Windows POSReady 2009
  • Windows 10 IoT Core
  • Windows 10 Mobile
  • Mac OS X 10.5 or earlier
  • Android v4.4 or earlier
  • iOS

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