MapleStory Mac: Download [UPDATE, SERVER, GUIDE, MORE]

After a long wait, MapleStory corp has released on Mac. There are MapleStory M, MapleStory PC & MapleStory Windows versions too.

Before getting into the Download Mac version of maplestory, you should know that it also needs some private server to play. The goal is to level up, beat your opponents just like any other MMORPG game.


How To Play MapleStory on Mac

MapleStory Mac Download

1. Download the Mac .zip file for the game by clicking here (MapleSaga Server).
2. Extract the .zip file to your desired installation location.
3. Double-click install.command to properly install the client.
4. Double-click to get in-game!
5. Log on with your account details. If you haven’t registered, click here.

MapleStory Mac Guide

AFAIK MapleStory relies too much on software libraries and technologies exclusive to Windows for it to be run on any other platform, even if Wine or Play on Linux was used. OS X isn’t a suitable choice for gaming nowadays anyway.

However, if you really want to play using your Macbook, I’m pretty sure you could do so by installing Windows aside your pre-existing macOS via Boot Camp. That way you can switch between Windows and macOS whenever you need by restarting your machine. Then you could install MapleStory on the Windows partition of your machine.

Here’s Apple’s official guide to using Boot Camp: Please note that you still need a valid copy of Windows to install on your machine, which costs like $140 from official sources.

MapleStory Mac: Download [UPDATE, TIPS & TRICK, GUIDE, MORE]

MapleStory 2 Mac

You can play this version of Maplestory as well which is called MapleStory 2 on Mac. But the question still arises is that can you play MapleStory 2 on mac?

Error Fix

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1. Move your client to your Desktop or your Documents folder.
2. Double-click to get in-game!

Can You Play MapleStory 2 on Mac?

There is so little demand from mac users for a mac-native client that, even if it was possible with the lack of software libraries between windows and mac, there’s just not enough demand to warrant creating a new client on a new OS from the ground up and then supporting it in tandem with a windows client that is arguably already enough of a mess as it is without a split of resources.

And given how trivial it is nowadays to simply dual-boot two different operating systems, there’s no real need for a mac-native client. Everything on the first page of google results for “how to play maplestory on mac” say “just dual boot”.


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