1. Quit any previous installations of Wolfram products that are running on your machine.
  2. If you already have an older version installed in your Applications folder, please rename it before installing.
  3. If you are installing from a downloaded file, double-click the file to run it. If you are installing from a DVD or a USB drive, insert the DVD or connect the USB drive to your computer to start the installation.
  4. The Mathematica installer window appears. Drag the product icon to the Applications folder to begin installing.

  5. Wait for the installation to complete.
    Mathematica is now installed. Next, activate the software to start using it.

Installing Mathematica Extras

    Mathematica may have an Extras package that allows you to view CDF documents when embedded in webpages and preview notebooks in your web browser.

  1. In the installer window, double-click the Extras.pkg icon to install the Browser Plugin and Spotlight Plugin.

  2. The Install Extras dialog appears. Click Continue.

  3. Click Install to perform a default installation.

  4. The installation is complete when the Summary dialog appears. Click Close to close the extras package installer.