The Apple HDMI to DVI adapter allows you to connect your Mac with built-in HDMI to a DVI display or projector. You can use an external display as your primary display, extend your desktop to a second display, or work in mirroring mode with a projector so you can view what your audience sees.
Use the HDMI to DVI adapter to connect a single-link DVI digital monitor, such as the 20″ or 23″ apple cinema display, that includes a DVI connector. Review the documentation or check with the manufacturer of your monitor to make sure you’re choosing the right adapter. enables mac mini, MacBook Pro with retina display, and mac pro systems with built-in HDMI to connect to a DVI display. supports single-link DVI devices up to 1920-by-1200 resolution.