Run ShowBox on your Mac

Learn how to download and install the Show Box app on to your Mac OS X computer using ARC Welder, BlueStacks, or Genymotion. Now you can stream free HD movies and tv shows on your Apple computer by running an Android emulator sideloaded with the Show Box app.


How-to Run Show Box on your Mac OS using ARC Welder

1. Download and install the Google Chrome browser. (You can skip this step if you already have Google Chrome)

Google Chrome Icon

2. Open Google Chrome and download ARC Welder.

ARC Welder Download

3. Press ‘Add to Chrome

Arc Welder Add to Chrome

4. Press ‘Add app

Add Arc Welder

5. Open a new tab and press ‘Apps

Open Apps

6. Open ARC Welder

Launch ARC Welder

7. Hit ‘Choose‘ and select a directory or create a new one for ARC Welder (this is where the data for the installed apps are stored)

Hit Choose in ARC Welder

8. Download Showbox .APK to your computer.

Show Box APK Download

9. In ARC Welder, press ‘Add your APK‘ and add the Showbox .APK

Hit Add APK in ARC Welder

10. Hit ‘Test‘ (Note: You can enable full screen under Form factor)

Test on Full Screen ARC Welder

11. Showbox will now run on your PC. (If you are getting “Connection Error: Check your internet connection” error, simply open a new tab in Chrome > Apps > Showbox)

Open Showbox

To launch Showbox in the future, open Chrome > New tab > Apps > Showbox

If you are getting a “WebGL is not supported” error, please follow the instructions:


1. In Chrome, go to chrome://settings and click ‘Show advanced settings…


2. Make sure ‘Use hardware acceleration when available‘ is turned on


3. Go to chrome://flags and make sure ‘Override software rendering list‘ is enabled


4. WebGL should now be enabled. Go to chrome://gpu and make sure WebGL says ‘Hardware accelerated


You should now be able to run ShowBox using ArcWelder.

How-to Run Show Box on your Mac OS using BlueStacks

1. Download and install BlueStacks here (the link is direct from the official BlueStacks site):

BlueStacks for Mac


2. Download the Show Box .APK here:

Show Box APK Download

3. Right-click the .APK file and open with BlueStacks


4. Open BlueStacks and run Show Box


You can now stream videos from Show Box on your Mac computer!

How-to Run Show Box on your Mac OS using Genymotion

1. Download Genymotion Mac OS X 64 bits – you will need to create an account:

Official Genymotion Download

Download Genymotion for Mac

2. Install Genymotion – you do not need to install Genymotion Shell

Install Genymotion

3. Download and install Virtual Box:

Official Virtual Box Download

Installing VirtualBox

4. Run Genymotion and log into your account

Sign in Genymotion

5. Hit ‘Add‘ and add a virtual device – any device with 1080×1920 resolution and version 4.4.4 or later will work

Add Virtual Device

6. Double-click on the device to run the virtual device

Double Click to Open Virtual Device

7. Download the Show Box .APK file here:

Show Box .APK Download

8. Drag the .APK file to the virtual device – this will install Show Box to the virtual device

Install Show Box

You can now stream movies via Show Box on your Mac.

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