Installing Snip on MacOS

The MacOS app can either be downloaded from our website or the Mac App Store.

Downloading from mathpix.com

If you are downloading from our website, simply click the MacOS button and your download will start right away:
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Once the download is complete, double click the file in your Downloads folder to open it. Next, you will see a prompt to drag Snip into your Applications folder.
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You do not have to move Snip to your Applications folder in order to use the app, but it will make it a lot easier to find!
Next, double click the Mathpix icon to run the app:
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Depending on your security settings, you may see a prompt asking you to confirm that you want to run the app since you have downloaded it from a website rather than the Mac App Store (note that there is no difference between the App Store version and non-App Store version). Select Open to run the app:
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You will notice that the Mathpix logo has appeared in your system tray:
Mathpix shows in the system tray
To get started using the app, click the Mathpix icon to open the app window. When the app opens, you will be prompted either to Sign up for or Log in with your Mathpix account.

Downloading from the Mac App Store

If you are downloading from the Mac App Store, first you will be prompted to open the Mac App Store app on your desktop. Once the app is opened, all you have to do is click Get and then Install, and the download will start.
Downloading from Mac app store
After the download is finished, click Open. Depending on your privacy settings, you may be asked to enter your computer password in order to run the app.
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You will notice that the Mathpix logo has appeared in your system tray:
Mathpix shows in the system tray
To get started using the app, click the Mathpix icon to open the app window. When the app opens, you will be prompted either to Sign up for or Log in with your Mathpix account.