Installing on macOS

Check the Downloading Blender page to find the minimum requirements and where to get Blender (if you have not done so yet).

Install from DMG

Stable releases of Blender for macOS are distributed on disk images (dmg-files). To mount the disk image double-click on the dmg-file. Then drag Blender.app into the Applications folder.

Install from Zip

After downloading Blender for macOS, uncompress the file and drag Blender.app into the Applications folder.

Tip

How to Make a Portable Installation

To keep all configuration files and installed add-ons inside the Blender application bundle, create a folder named config in the LOCAL directory.

./Blender.app/Contents/Resources/2.83/config/