How To Install Amcrest Surveillance Pro on Mac

How To Install Amcrest Surveillance Pro on Mac

Amcrest Surveillance Pro is the most stable and recommended method of accessing your devices from your computer. It is a free software provided by Amcrest that can provide a means of accessing all your devices in one central location without the use of a plugin or web browser. For more information on how to install Amcrest Surveillance Pro using Windows, please refer to the information provided below. 

Note: If you are using Windows to install the Amcrest Surveillance Pro software, click here.

How To Install Using Mac

To begin installing the Amcrest Surveillance Pro software on your computer, click here.

The download will be a Google Drive link, however, please be assured this is a trusted software and will not harm or have any negative impact on your machine. Download and open the .pkg file. 

Note: Your machine may recognize this as a coming from an unidentified developer and cannot be opened. Do not worry, it doesn't mean that there is anything wrong with the software. You can easily override your settings and open the product by following these official steps recommended by Apple.

1) In the Finder, click on the Downloads tab and locate the Amcrest Surveillance Pro pkg. 


2) Click on the Apple icon in the upper left corner and select System Preferences


4) In the System Preferences menu, click on Security & Privacy


5) In the General tab, click on Open Anyway to begin opening the Amcrest Surveillance Pro software. 


6) Click on Open


7) In the Installer prompt, click on Continue to be guided to the steps necessary to install this software.  


8) Select a Destination for the software and click Continue


9) Click Install (enter any security passwords needed for your machine and click Install Software).


10) The .pkg has now been installed on your machine. Click Close to exit. The Installer can be kept on your system or moved to the trash if you would like. 


11) Click on Finder and open the Applications tab to locate the Amcrest Surveillance Pro software. Double click on the application to open the software. 


Setting a Password

After the installation of the Amcrest Surveillance Pro software you will need to set an administrator password. This password will be the admin password for the software. When a valid password has been entered, confirm the password in the Confirm Password field and click Next to continue.


This software provides password protection questions which can be answered in the event that you lose or forgot your password for the software. Select an applicable question from the Question dropdown menus and fill in the answer for those questions in the Answer field. Click Finish. 


The software has now been properly installed on your machine. The password for the software will be saved by default on the login screen. If you would like to have your computer remember this password whenever you open the software, click Remember Password. If you would like the software to automatically log you in whenever your machine is reset, click Auto Login. Click Login to open the software. 


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