Windows could run natively on new Apple M1 chip – if Microsoft lets it

In a recent interview, Apple’s VP of software engineering, Craig Federighi, revealed that Microsoft’s ARM version of its Windows operating system should be able to run on the new Apple M1 chip natively, but the possibility of Windows running on a MacBook would “really be up to Microsoft.”

Federighi raised the remarkable possibility in an interview with Ars Technica about the new Apple silicon, which has just been introduced on the latest MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac Mini.

Microsoft and Apple have spent the better part of three decades dealing with compatibility issues, but the prospect of Windows running on a new M1-powered MacBook makes perfect sense.

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