Showbox, one of the most-installed apps for Android devices, features a huge library of movies and TV shows as well as streaming ability. Although the official Showbox version is only available for Android, some users are thinking if it can be run on computer for watching favorite movies on a bigger screen. In this article, we will list some easy tactics to download Showbox for Mac computers/laptops with the purpose of playing and streaming free HD movies and TV shows on Mac OS X (MacOS High Sierra included).
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Android emulator, a virtual mobile device that can open, run and test Android applications on computer, is the essential program to handle Showbox for Mac download task. Depending on different requirements, you can opt for installing Android emulator for desktop or for browsers.
Trick 1. Download Showbox for Mac with Android Emulators for Desktop
The most appreciated Android Emulators for Mac are Bluestacks and Genymotion. Bluestacks can be run on Mac without third-party virtual desktop app and build in a search engine enabling you to find and install Showbox apk file within it, while Genymotion needs an account and Oracle Virtual Box for installation. Although Bluestacks is seemingly much easier and convenient to use, some voices announce that Genymotion is quite faster than the former. Here, we will show tutorials of Showbox for Mac download with the two programs. You can choose anyone you like.
Install Showbox on Mac with Bluestacks
1. Download Bluestacks AppPlayer for your Mac computer which is compatible with Mac OS X mavericks or later.
2. Open it after completing installation and search for Showbox with search engine.
3. Click to download and install the found Showbox apk file on Mac.
Install Showbox on Mac with Genymotion
1. Create an account to download Genymotion and install Mac version.
2. Download and install Oracle Virtual Box.
3. Launch Genymotion. Hit "Add" to choose a device (for example Galaxy S6) as virtual device. Double-click the device to run it.
4. Download Showbox apk file on Mac and drag it to the virtual device. Then, it will be automatically installed.
Trick 2. Download Showbox for Mac with Android Emulator for Browser
If you are unwilling to install desktop software, tiny extensions specially designed for browsers can also help you download and run Showbox on Mac. ARC Welder is a high-rated plug-in for Chrome which allows you to test and run any Android apps on computer. Next, let's learn how to download Showbox for Mac with this Chrome extension.
1. If you have gotten Google Chrome browser on your Mac, open it and search ARC Welder from chrome web store.
2. Click "ADD TO CHROME" button to download and install this tool to your browser.
3. Open a new tab. Hit Apps button to find and open installed ARC Welder. It will require you to select a directory for data storing. Click Choose to set one.
4. Download Showbox apk file. Then, hit "Add your APK" button in ARC Welder to import Showbox app.
5. Once Showbox is loaded, a configuration interface will be given. Customize the settings and click Launch App button. Now, you can browse, watch and streaming desired movies, TV shows on Mac using Showbox.
Showbox is indeed an awesome solution to watch and stream movies/TV shows on Mac but a lot of complaints figure out that Showbox not working, loading, updating errors are frequently occurred. Sometime, Showbox faces blocked and down trouble caused by security or copyright issue. Therefore, a Showbox alternative is quite necessary for movie download in a stable way.
VideoProc, a versatile HD / 4K movie downloader and converter for Mac OS (Mojave), has the powerful ability to download movies, TV shows, cartoons/animes, music videos and more video contents in 720P/1080P HD, 4K/8K/3D (if there are sources) from 1000+ sites (YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Metacafe etc.) to MP4, WebM, FLV, 3GP with lossless quality. It also enables you to convert movies to mainstream video formats, like MOV, M4V, AVI, WMV, and fashionable devices (iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows gadgets) at an extreme fast speed. It also arrives with a Windows version available to download and convert movies/videos on Windows (10) PC.
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