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Lexmark XM7263

Print and scan driver requirements for Apple M1 Mac

Issue description

This article provides information on Apple M1 support for current Lexmark print and scan driver released in


Current Mac Print and Scan drivers will work in Mac M1 following Rosetta support provide by Apple.

Rosetta FAQS

What does Rosetta enable?

  • Rosetta 2 enables a Mac with Apple M1 silicon to use apps built for a Mac with an Intel processor. All new Mac Operating systems are tied with this M1 hardware will support Intel-based application through Rosetta.

What is Rosetta?

  • Rosetta 2 is an emulator software designed to bridge the transition between Intel and Apple processors. In short, it translates apps built for Intel so they will run on Apple Silicon.

Is Rosetta required for Lexmark?

  • Yes, installing Lexmark’s Intel-based driver in Apple Silicon device (M1) requires users to install Rosetta.

How does Lexmark’s customer know whether Rosetta is installed or not?

  • When an end‑user tries to install Lexmark driver on their M1 device, it will automatically pop up a window to install Rosetta. If the user installs it, then only the user can proceed toward installing Lexmark driver. click this link to view a sample image.
  • Note:  If the pop-up window does not come and the user is able to install Lexmark driver then it indicates Rosetta is already installed in macOS.

Is there a plan from Apple to remove Rosetta support from macOS?

  • Apple has not announced the date for Rosetta removal and no further information is available at this time.

Are Lexmark drivers supported on Mac M1 devices without Rosetta?

Additional information

Apple support document

  • If Rosetta needs to be installed on your Mac device, please refer to this document.
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