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Enabling Graphics Acceleration with Apple Metal

Using Apple’s Metal/GPUs inside of your Anka VMs
The host and guest macOS versions should be in-sync to avoid incompatibilities between the Apple metal APIs. We also recommend the latest Big Sur or higher versions.

Apple has included paravirtualized graphics support in Big Sur which allows us to support graphics acceleration/GPUs inside of Anka VMs.

To enable this feature, you’ll need to:

  1. Ensure your host is Big Sur
  2. Ensure your VM is using Big Sur
  3. Set the display for the VM with anka modify {vmName} set display -c pg