How to install CrossOver Mac

1. Download CrossOver

If you've already purchased CrossOver, it is available to download from your account under My Account>My Downloads.

If you haven't purchased CrossOver, go to our trial page to download a 14-day, fully-functional trial of CrossOver Mac first.

After entering your name and email address, click Download Trial Now.

If you're using Safari as your web browser, the download begins immediately.

If you're using Firefox as your web browser, select Open With Archive Utility (default) and click OK.

When the download is complete, locate the .zip file in your Downloads folder and double-click to extract it. Once extracted, double-click the CrossOver icon to launch CrossOver.

2. Launch CrossOver

CrossOver will prompt you to move it to your Applications folder. Clicking Move to Applications Folder ensures CrossOver is in the same location as your other Mac applications.

3. Register CrossOver

If unregistered, CrossOver starts in trial mode. To continue testing CrossOver, click Try Now.

If you've already purchased CrossOver, click Unlock with Purchase Info, and then enter the email address and password associated to your account. If you don't know you password, click here.

If you have an activation code or you purchased CrossOver from a third-party vendor, click Enter an Activation Code. Enter your account email address and password, as well as the activation code, and click Unlock.

4. CrossOver is ready to go!

You're ready to begin installing Windows applications!

In the future, you can launch CrossOver from your Applications folder.

After testing Windows software on your Mac, if you decide to purchase CrossOver, go to CrossOver>UnlockCrossOver... to complete your registration at any time.

Next Step: Installing Windows Applications in CrossOver Mac

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Last modified on 2022-01-31 12:15:36 by CJ Silver
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