How to get displaylink usb video adapters to work in MacOS High Sierra (10.13.4) April 2018 release

How to get displaylink usb video adapters to work in MacOS High Sierra (10.13.4) April 2018 release

Join the conversation; leave a comment below the video, or hit me up on Twitter (@PaulAlanClif)

If you depend on a displaylink USB adapter, MacOS 10.13.4 messed that up. So, here’s how to get displaylink usb video adapters to work in MacOS High Sierra (10.13.4).

First, go to http://www.displaylink.com/downloads/macos to download the latest driver (I’m using Beta 4).

Next, click on the link that says “our article” in the black box above the drivers or just go to https://support.displaylink.com/knowledgebase/articles/1854724.

Once you’ve done that. First, uninstall any previous versions of the driver. Then restart. Then install the driver you just downloaded. Reboot again.

Now, go into “Display preferences” and make sure “Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available” is checked. From there go to “Security and privacy.” Then go to “Accessibility” and look for “Display user agent.” Check that. (You might have to unlock the security option with an admin password to do this).

Now, plug in your USB video card. You should see an icon in the system tray that allows you to change mirroring options.

Do that and then adjust the arrangement and resolution of your USB display.

In the video, I go on to test it in ProPresenter and it works as expected. So, make sure you watch that.

Join the conversation; leave a comment below the video, or hit me up on Twitter (@PaulAlanClif)

About this show:

This show started with Renewed Vision’s ProPresenter software, but might include Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, or any of the other web services that churches might use.

If you do tech at your church or you use computers to advance your church’s mission, this show is for you.

How to Subscribe to the show (for free):

Subscribe to

The ProPresenter Show - TrinityDigitalMedia.com

Or subscribe with your favorite app by using the address below

Subscribe on YouTube

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div.

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Quest Community Church in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of TrinityDigitalMedia.com, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines.