iOS and tvOS Development Requirements

Apple iOS development requirements including hardware, software, and SDK information.

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In this page you'll find hardware and software development kit (SDK) requirements needed to start developing for the iOS and tvOS platforms. 

The currently supported iOS SDK version(s) can be found in UEBuildIOS.cs. You can find it in your [UE4 Root Directory]/Engine/Source/Programs/UnrealBuildTool/SharingAndReleasing/Mobile/iOS folder.

Unreal Engine 4.26-4.27

iOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See iOS Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.15 Catalina or later

SDK Version

iOS 12 or higher; iOS 14 recommended

iTunes Version

iTunes 12 or higher

Xcode Version

11.3.1 minimum; Xcode version 12 recommended

tvOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

Apple TV

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.15 Catalina or later

SDK Version

tvOS 12 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 12 or higher

Xcode Version

11.3.1 minimum; Xcode version 12 recommended

Unreal Engine 4.25

iOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See iOS Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.15 Catalina or later

SDK Version

iOS 11 or higher; iOS 13 recommended

iTunes Version

iTunes 12 or higher

Xcode Version

11

tvOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

Apple TV

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.15 Catalina or later

SDK Version

tvOS 11 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 12 or higher

Xcode Version

11

Unreal Engine 4.24

iOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See iOS Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.14.4 Mojave or later

SDK Version

iOS 11 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 12 or higher

Xcode Version

10.1

tvOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

Apple TV

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.14.4 Mojave or later

SDK Version

tvOS 11 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 12 or higher

Xcode Version

10.1

Unreal Engine 4.23

iOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See iOS Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.14 Mojave or later

SDK Version

iOS 11 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Xcode Version

10.1

tvOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

Apple TV

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.14 Mojave or later

SDK Version

tvOS 11 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Xcode Version

10.1

Unreal Engine 4.22

iOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See iOS Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.14 Mojave or later

SDK Version

iOS 10 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Xcode Version

10.1

tvOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

Apple TV

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.14 Mojave or later

SDK Version

tvOS 10 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Xcode Version

10.1

Unreal Engine 4.21

iOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See iOS Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.14 High Sierra or later

SDK Version

iOS 10 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Xcode Version

9.4

tvOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

Apple TV

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later

SDK Version

tvOS 10 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Xcode Version

9.4

Unreal Engine 4.20

iOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See iOS Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later

SDK Version

iOS 10 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Xcode Version

9.4

tvOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

Apple TV

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later

SDK Version

tvOS 10 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Xcode Version

9.4

Unreal Engine 4.19

iOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

See iOS Device Compatibility.

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later

SDK Version

iOS 10 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Xcode Version

9.4

tvOS Development Requirements

Hardware Requirements

Recommended Desktop Hardware

See Hardware and Software Specifications.

Supported Device Hardware

Apple TV

Software Requirements

Desktop Operating System

macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later

SDK Version

tvOS 10 or higher

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Xcode Version

9.4

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