How to Install Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2.2 on macOS

This video shows you how to run Packet Tracer 7.2.2, which allows you to prepare for Cisco exams on Apple Mac OS X operating systems.

How to Use Packet Tracer in Mac

Cisco Packet Tracer is one of the best tools to examine networks and communications. With this tool, they can simulate networks through various components, wired and others. This is to enable students to understand the behavior of networks through structuring, routing, protocols, and others.

Older versions of Packet Tracer did not support the Mac operating systems. This time, Networking Academy released version 7.2 for an easier installation of software on macOS systems.

Since this Cisco simulator software previously only supported Windows and Linux operating systems, Wine and PlayOnMac were widely used to install on macOS.

Now you can easily setup Packet Tracer on your Apple computer without the need for additional software!

Running Packet Tracer on macOS High Sierra, Mojave, and Catalina

Follow the instructions below to install the network simulator program on macOS 10.13, 10.14, and 10.15 (Catalina).

Step 1: After logging in to Netacad, download the Packet Tracer from Download.

Step 2: Double-click the downloaded DMG file and add the installation image file to the system.

Step 3: Start the installation by clicking on the Packet Tracer Mac Installer.

Step 4: When the PT Setup Wizard opens, click Continue.

Step 5: To accept the license of the software in the License Agreement, select I accept the license and click Continue again.

Step 6: In the Ready to Install window, click the Install button to install the simulator on your Mac.

Step 7: The wizard will ask you for a Root password when copying the required files. In this case, type your macOS Root password and click OK.

Step 8: After completing the installation, click the Done button. Then open Go / Applications and view the folder named Cisco Packet Tracer.

Step 9: Double click on the icon of the simulator to start the program!

Step 10: If you receive a warning for this software on your Mac computer, click Open System Preferences and allow the program to control your computer from the Accessibility section.

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