Turn your laptop into a desktop.

Meet BookArc, the most popular vertical MacBook stand in the world. By adding this clever cradle to your setup, you can run your desktop from your MacBook without losing precious desk space. It's simple! Slide your MacBook into the silicone slot, connect it to an external display, add a full-size keyboard and mouse to enjoy the comfort of a desktop setup.

Streamline your setup with BookArc:
  • Holds MacBook vertically to save valuable workstation real estate
  • Elevates your MacBook away from accidents or spills
  • Creates a clutter free workspace to improve focus and productivity
  • Compatible inserts for MacBook Pro USB-C, MacBook 12", MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Retina Display
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    Dynamite docking station.

    The one stand for all current MacBooks.

    The beautiful all-aluminum design of BookArc cradles your MacBook in a soft interchangable silicone insert that is crafted to fit your notebook. Three included inserts ensure a perfect fit for the 12" MacBook (insert C), MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3 /USB-C (Insert D) or MacBook Air / Pro with Retina Display (Insert B).

    BookArc Specs

    BookArc for MacBook

    13-inch MacBook Pro USB-C
    15-inch MacBook Pro USB-C

    A1706, A1708

    11-inch MacBook Air
    13-inch MacBook Air

    A1370, A1465
    A1369, A1466

    12-inch MacBook A1534

    13-inch MacBook Pro Retina 
    15-inch MacBook Pro Retina 

    A1425, A1502

    BookArc FAQs

    Many reasons, but basically it boils down to wanting a portable notebook on the road, and a comfortable desktop computer at home. Using your MacBook closed on a BookArc while connected to your favorite widescreen monitor, keyboard and mouse is truly the best of both worlds.

    According to Apple, all MacBooks, MacBook Pros, MacBook Air and PowerBook G4s can work in Closed Clamshell mode. More info directly from Apple can be read here.

    Yes, you can. Connect a nice big external monitor, your favorite keyboard & mouse and you’ve essentially turned your MacBook into a space-saving micro tower. Apple calls it “Closed Clamshell Mode”. Read specific instructions directly from the Apple tech support site right here.

    BookArc is not compatible with the newest MacBook Air but we will be releasing the new insert for this soon. Click here to sign up to be notified as soon as they are available!