How to run Counter Strike 1.6 on MAC?

There are few important steps to run CS 1.6 for MAC OS. There is no official non-steam version of Counter-Strike 1.6 based on this operating system, so to play this game you need to install Windows emulator.
STEP 1: Download Windows emulator and install in on your MAC device. We recommend you to use "Wineskin", because it is free and works pretty well. If download link doesn't work, download it from the official webpage - Wineskin.
STEP 2: Download Counter Strike 1.6 install file for windows (.exe) - links are below this post.
STEP 3: Now launch "Wineskin" or other Windows emulator that you have downloaded & installed. In the emulator go to the game folder, where you have downloaded CS 1.6 install and run install (.exe) file. Install the game like you do this in Windows. Done!



MAC OS System Requirements for CS 1.6

  • OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3.
  • 1GB of RAM.
  • 1GB Hard Drive Space.
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8, ATI X1600, Indel HD 3000 or higher graphics card.
  • Mouse.
  • Keyboard.
  • Sound card.
  • Internet Connection.
  • Graphic drivers.

This is recommended system requirements stated for higher FPS.


Now you can run and play Counter Strike 1.6 from installation directory on your MAC OS device!

CS 1.6 install download
CS 1.6 MAC

Purchase Counter-Strike for MAC OS

Original Counter-Strike 1.6 is available to purchase on Steam market. It's assigned for MAC OS X and works without any emulator. Also you acquire many other benefits playing on steam: Steamed servers, ranks, official tournaments, friends list, multilanguage menu, and faculty in CS 1.6 community. And CS + CS:CZ price is only 9,99€! Buy Counter Strike now on Steam market.

cs 1.6 steam