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Stacks API v13 for Stacks 5.0

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macOS Version


Available: Stacks API v13




This is replaced with the version number of macOS that is running Stacks. This the the human readable version number as apposed to the build number.

At the time of this writing the current version of macOS Ventura is “13.2.0”.


The user is running macOS version v%macOSVersion%.

The user is running macOS version v13.2.0.

Not for Conditionals

This template is designed just for display to users, not conditional code. If you need to use the macOS version number in a conditional you may want to consider using a different template instead. There are four other templates that return the version number in a way that is easier to use in a conditional statement:

A Note About Big Sur

It should be noted that macOS/Mac OS X, versions and naming both shift in an unexpected way at macOS Big Sur.

The macOS Names and Versions

macOS Name Version Number
Mac OS X Sierra 10.12.0
Mac OS X High Sierra 10.13.0
Mac OS X Mojave 10.14.0
Mac OS X Catalina 10.15.0
macOS Big Sur 11.0.0
macOS Monterey 12.0.0
macOS Ventura 13.0.0
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