Render advanced 3D graphics and perform data-parallel computations using the GPU.
- iOS 8.0+
- macOS 10.11+
- tvOS 9.0+
Metal encompasses the Metal framework, MetalKit framework, Metal shading language, and Metal standard library. You use Metal to gain low-level and low-overhead access to the graphics processing unit (GPU), enabling you to maximize the graphics and compute potential of your app.