How to Install Windows Programs on Mac? – If you try to install a Windows application on an iMac or MacBook computer, you will get an error because you can not install a Windows program on a Mac. The file extension for programs on Mac is .dmg. On Windows, the extension of programs is .exe.
How to Install Windows Programs on Mac?
You can use Wine and PlayOnMac programs to install Windows programs on Apple’s MacOS operating systems. Once you have installed PlayOnMac on your Mac, you can install and use a Windows program you want.
In our previous articles, we install PlayOnMac and Wine on MacOS. You can access these articles from the links below.
- How to Install PlayOnMac on macOS High Sierra?
- How to Install PlayOnMac on macOS Mojave?
- How to Install Wine on Mac?
In this article, we will install a Windows program on Mac using PlayOnMac.
How to Install Windows Programs on macOS Operating System?
You need to download and install PlayOnMac on your Mac in order to run Windows programs without installing a Windows operating system on your Mac.
First of all, to install PlayOnMac on macOS Mojave step by step, please click on the image below to see the related article.
After setting up PlayOnMac, follow the steps below in order to install Windows programs on Mac.
Open PlayOnMac and click Install a program.
Click Install a non-listed program.
Read the description in the PlayOnMac notification window and click on the Next button.
Select Install a program in a new virtual drive and click Next.
Type in the name of your Windows program and click Next.
If the program to be installed is 32 Bit or 64 Bit, select the relevant option in the window below and click on the Next button.
After opening the Wine Mono Installer, click the Install button to download the necessary packages for the applications required by the Net Framework.
Click the Install button to download the necessary packages for the embedded applications.
Click on the Browse button to select the Windows program you want to install on your Mac.
Select the Notepad++ application and click the Open button.
After the Notepad installation starts, select the language you want to use and click on the OK button to continue.
Do not run it after installing Notepad++. Uncheck Run Notepad and click the Finish button.
To create a shortcut for the Windows programs on Mac, click on the shortcut icon of the program you are installing and click on the Next button.
Type a name for the shortcut and click Next.
Select I don’t want to make another shortcut and click on the Next button.
After successfully completing the installation of Notepad on Mac, close the PlayOnMac program.
After double clicking on the Notepad shortcut on the MacOS Mojave desktop, the Wine Explorer program will open. Double-click on Notepad in Wine Explorer to run Notepad.
After successfully installing Windows compatible Notepad on Mac, you can examine the program from the following display.
How to Install Windows Programs on Mac? ⇒ Video
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