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Do you need Antivirus for Mac? Yes! Install Trend Micro Antivirus on MacBook, MacBook Air, iMac or Mac mini to get the best protection against threats.

Download and Install Trend Micro for Mac

To run Trend Micro Antivirus successfully on your Mac, your device must meet the minimum system requirements.

  1. Download the installer compatible with the macOS version you have:
    MacOS Version Recommended Installer
    MONTEREY
    BIG SUR
    CATALINA
    Antivirus for Mac version 11.5
    MOJAVE Antivirus for Mac version 11


    Note: If you do not see your macOS version on the table above, it means you can no longer install Trend Micro Antivirus on macOS High Sierra (10.13) and below. We recommend upgrading your Mac to its latest version so you can experience the full features of Antivirus for Mac.

  2. Open the downloaded .dmg file, and then click Install Trend Micro Antivirus.

    Install Trend Micro Antivirus

  3. A pop up will appear. Click Open, then Allow to proceed with installation.

    Apple checked Trend Micro Antivirus for malicious software and none was detected

    Allow Trend Micro Antivirus package to install on your Mac

  4. Read the Introduction, then click Continue.

    Install Trend Micro Antivirus Introduction

  5. Read the Privacy and Personal Data Collection Disclosure, then click Continue.

    Trend Micro Antivirus Privacy and Personal Data Collection Disclosure

  6. Read the Software License Agreement, click Continue, then click Agree

    Trend Micro Antivirus Software License Agreement

    Agree to Trend Micro Antivirus Software License Agreement

  7. Enter your serial number, like this sample format: XXXX-0000-0000-0000-0000, then click Continue.

    Enter Serial Number for Trend Micro Antivirus

  8. Click Install, provide your mac password, then click Install Software.

    Proceed Trend Micro Antivirus Installation

    Install Trend Micro Antivirus Software

    Wait for the software to install. This may take a couple of minutes.

  9. After installation completes, click Close, then follow the on-screen instructions for the Helper Tool.

    Helper Tool Required

Install Helper Tool

  1. Enter your mac password, and then click Install Helper.

    Enter Password to Install Helper Tool

    If you clicked Cancel, just click Try Again and enter your password.

  2. If there is no Helper Tool installed, this pop up will show every time you restart your Mac or reopen Antivirus for Mac.

Allow Full Disk Access

  1. The main program menu will now appear. Click the Allow Full Disk Access button, then follow the on-screen instructions.

    Allow Full Disk Access

  2. Click Quit & Reopen after allowing Full Disk Access to start using the program.

    Quit & Reopen Trend Micro Antivirus

    Your Trend Micro Antivirus should now show the Protected status.

    Trend Micro Antivirus Protected Status

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