Turn your MacBook into a desktop.

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Meet BookArc, the most popular vertical MacBook stand in the world. Don't lose precious desk space when using MacBook to run your desktop setup - simply 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.

Ready to hit the road? Unplug MacBook and BookArc's newly designed cable-catch feature keeps your cables from falling to the floor. Three interchangeable inserts ensure BookArc will be the perfect home for your MacBook.

Updating an existing BookArc for 16-inch MacBook Pro / 2020 MacBook Air? Purchase insert F here.

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BookArc, Vertical desktop stand for MacBook - Twelve South

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Space Grey

Regular price $ 59.99 On Sale

Dynamite docking station.

The one stand for all current MacBooks.

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

13-inch MacBook Air w/ Retina Display A1932

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

A1425, A1502

BookArc FAQs

Yes, you can buy them here.

Yes! BookArc is now compatible with the newest MacBook Air with Retina Display.

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. Check out the video 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.

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.

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