How To Download Minecraft On Mac

Whether you’re a seasoned player or new to the world of Minecraft, setting it up on your Mac can be a quick and easy task. In this blog post, I will guide you through the steps needed to download and install Minecraft on your Mac.


Before you start, make sure your Mac meets the minimum system requirements for Minecraft:

  • A Mac running OS X Lion (10.7.5) or later
  • Intel Core i3 or higher
  • 2GB of RAM, 4GB recommended
  • 1GB of free disk space

1. Purchase Minecraft

Before you download the game, you need to purchase it. You can do so from the official Minecraft website. Click on the “Get Minecraft” button, then choose your gaming platform – in this case, select “Mac”.

2. Download the Minecraft .dmg file

After your purchase, click on the button to download Minecraft for Mac. This will download the Minecraft.dmg file to your computer.

3. Install Minecraft

Now, let’s install the game. Follow these steps:

  1. Locate the downloaded .dmg file, usually in your Downloads folder.
  2. Double click on the .dmg file.
  3. This will open a new window. Drag the Minecraft icon to the Applications folder icon. This will copy the game to your Applications folder.
  4. Once the copy is complete, eject the Minecraft disk image.

4. Open Minecraft

Now, navigate to your Applications folder and double-click the Minecraft app to open it.

5. Log in or Create a New Account

If you haven’t done so already, you will need to create a Mojang account, or log in with an existing account. Once logged in, you can start your Minecraft adventure!


Downloading and installing Minecraft on your Mac is simple and straightforward. Follow these steps to get started on your own Minecraft journey. Happy gaming!