Learn how to download, install, and activate Trend Micro Security software on your Mac.

Install Antivirus for Mac

  1. Make sure your Mac meets the system requirements.

    Check the version of Trend Micro Antivirus compatible with your macOS:

    macOS Version Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac Version
    Mac OS X®️ Big Sur
    (version 11.0 or higher)

    Antivirus for Mac 2021
    (version 11.0)

    Mac OS X®️ Catalina
    (version 10.15 or higher)
    Mac OS X®️ Mojave
    (version 10.14 or higher)
    Mac OS X®️ High Sierra
    (version 10.13 or higher)

    Antivirus for Mac 2020
    (version 10.0)

    Mac OS X®️ Sierra
    (version 10.12 or higher)

    Antivirus for Mac 2019
    (version 9.0)

    Mac OS X®️ El Capitan
    (version 10.11 or higher)

    Antivirus for Mac 2018
    (version 8.0)

  2. Download and install Antivirus for Mac.

    Click on the download button below compatible with your Mac computer:

    Antivirus for Mac Version Installer
    Antivirus for Mac 2021

    Download Installer

    Antivirus for Mac 2020

    Download Installer

    Antivirus for Mac 2019

    Download Installer

    Antivirus for Mac 2018

    Download Installer

  3. Open the Antivirus for Mac installer.
  4. Click Install Trend Micro Antivirus.


  5. Click Continue.


  6. Wait for the System Check to finish.


  7. Click Continue on the Welcome screen.


  8. Read the Privacy and Policy Data Collection Disclosure, then click Continue.


  9. Read the License Agreement, then click Continue.


  10. Click Agree when prompted to accept the License Agreement.


    You can click Disagree if you do not agree with the terms of the License Agreement but this will automatically terminate the installation process.

  11. Type your serial number on the field provided, then click Continue.


    You can find the serial number from the CD sleeve or Order Confirmation email.

    If you want to install the trial version, select Start a free trial of Trend Micro Antivirus, then click Continue.

  12. Click Install.


  13. Type your administrator password, then click Install Software.


  14. Wait while the Trend Micro components are installed onto your Mac.

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  15. Click Close after the installation is done.


If you received the error: "System Extensions Blocked" after installing the app, you need to allow Trend Micro Extensions.

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