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Question: Does GameMaker work on Mac?


Yes, GameMaker supports macOS for both development and deployment of games. This means you can create, edit, and test your games on a Mac computer.

To use GameMaker on a Mac, you should ensure that your system meets the minimum requirements provided by YoYo Games, the developers of GameMaker Studio 2. Here are general steps to get started with GameMaker on a Mac:

  1. Go to the YoYo Games website and navigate to the GameMaker Studio 2 download page.
  2. Download the Mac version of GMS2.
  3. Follow the installation instructions provided upon download completion.
  4. Once installed, open GameMaker Studio 2 and log in with your YoYo Games account details.
  5. You are now ready to start a new project or import an existing one.

GameMaker Studio 2 uses its own scripting language called GameMaker Language (GML), which works seamlessly across all supported platforms, including Mac. So whether you're using Windows, macOS, or another supported OS, you'll have access to the same features and capabilities within the GMS2 environment.

If you encounter any macOS-specific issues, these are usually documented in the GameMaker community forums or the official support channels, where updates and fixes are regularly discussed.

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