Apple has released version 2.2.2 of the firmware for the monitor Pro Display XDR, adding support for the reference mode custom. The function also requires the presence of macOS 10.15.4.

In a new support document, Apple says that users can now create reference modes custom tailored if there are workflow requirements specifications, selecting between different options of color gamut, white point, luminance, and transfer function SDR.

Pro Display XDR users and lovers – custom reference modes are now available with macOS Catalina 10.15.4 🥳

— Colleen Novielli (@Coll_eenn) March 24, 2020

When is a firmware update available for Pro Display XDR, you may be prompted to restart the device to apply the update. Otherwise, the update will be applied the next time you disconnect and reconnect your monitor from a Mac or from the document feeder. To check the firmware version of your monitor, click on the Apple logo > about this Mac > Report system > Graphics / Display.

Pro Display XDR is the monitor-end of the other of Apple’s 32-inch display with a wide colour gamut, P3, depth 10-bit to 1,073 billion colors, 1.600 nits of peak brightness and a contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1.

At the moment it is compatible with the following devices:

  • Mac Pro (2019) with GPU MPX Module
  • MacBook Pro 15″ (2018 or later)
  • MacBook Pro 16″ (2019)
  • iMac 21,5″ (2019)
  • iMac 27″ (2019)
  • MacBook Air (2020)

If you are interested in buying you can go on the Apple website where it is available for the price of 5599€.