System specifications for installing BlueStacks on macOS

How will this help?

This article will inform you about the minimum and recommended system specifications needed for installing BlueStacks on macOS.

What are the system specifications?

Your system must meet the following requirements to be able to successfully install and run BlueStacks on macOS.

NOTE: BlueStacks is not supported on Mac computers older than 2014, Mac computers with M1 chips, macOS 12 Monterey and macOS 13 Ventura.

    Minimum Specifications

 Recommended Specifications

Operating System

    macOS 10.12 (Sierra)

     macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)

OS Architecture




 Intel or AMD Dual Core Processor 

Intel or AMD Multi-Core Processor
with Single Thread PassMark score > 1500.

      Virtualisation  (VT-x/AMD-V)

Should be enabled

Should be enabled


     Intel HD 5200 or higher

 Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard
or Discrete
controller with PassMark score >= 750

Memory (RAM)

4 GB

8 GB or higher

Storage HDD Space

8 GB of available disk space

SSD with 32 GB of available disk space

Graphics Drivers

Graphics Driver with OpenGL 2.1

      Up-to-date Graphics Driver with       OpenGL 2.1 or higher


You must be an Administrator on your PC

You must be an Administrator on your PC

Power Plan

High Performance

High Performance


1280 x 800 

1920 x 1200 or higher

Once your system meets either the minimum or recommended requirements, you can download BlueStacks by clicking here. 

Thank you for choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. Happy Gaming!

Last updated on August 4, 2020.

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