BlueStacks allows you to play your favorite Android games on your Mac. This article will acquaint you with all the steps you need to follow for downloading and installing BlueStacks for macOS.
Before you download make sure that your Mac meets the minimum specifications for running BlueStacks.
Recommended system specifications:
- macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or above
- OS 64-bit
- Processor Intel or AMD Multi-Core Processor with Single Thread PassMark score > 1500
- Graphics Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with PassMark score >= 750
- Memory (RAM) 8GB or higher
- Storage HDD Space SSD with 32 GB of available disk space
- macOS 10.12 (Sierra) or above
- OS 64-bit
- Intel or AMD Dual Core Processor
- Intel HD 5200 or higher
- Memory (RAM) 4 GB
- 8 GB of available disk space
BlueStacks is not supported on Mac computers older than 2014 and Mac computers with M1 chips.
NOTE: If you’re unable to install BlueStacks on macOS 11 Big Sur using the steps given below, we suggest that you remove VirtualBox from your Mac and try installing BlueStacks again.
How to uninstall BlueStacks on macOS?
1. Launch your Mac and click on Go from the Finder menu bar. Then, click and open “Applications”.
2. Within the Applications folder, locate BlueStacks.
3. Now, either right-click on it and select “Move to bin” or drag it to the bin at the bottom-right.
BlueStacks will now be removed from your Mac.