macOS bundles

Download dosbox-staging 0.77.0 x86-64 (dmg)
sha256: 3ca859573814b2c50065825c02d8a04eb6d95605830ec3af21de0d64a2e32314

Download dosbox-staging 0.77.0 ARM64-testing (dmg)
sha256: e2eecb52777d5ed836ba1f772fe669c89e94ea9b67777aced5fef5b51051ccaf

This bundle is compatible with macOS 10.15 (Catalina) or newer.

macOS uses its Gatekeeper feature to prevent users from running externally-hosted 3rd party software, such as dosbox-staging. See the section below to learn how to fix it.


Homebrew package is compatible with macOS 10.14 (Mojave) or newer.

brew install dosbox-staging

Development snapshot builds

You can always see what's cooking on the master branch :)

These builds might be slow or unstable as they are designed with developers and testers in mind: download instructions for snapshot builds.

§ Apple Gatekeeper

Ctrl-click (or right-click) on dosbox-staging app, and select "Open". This time, Gatekeeper will show "Open" button like this:

Gatekeeper window


Apple's Gatekeeper feature only permits the running of notarized software, one aspect of which involves developers making yearly payments to Apple.

As dosbox-staging is a volunteer effort, we are not in a position to make such payments and therefore ask users to bypass Apple's Gatekeeper manually.

§ Older builds

Building from source

Of course you can always build dosbox-staging straight from the source. Send us patches if you improve something! :)

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