[Tutorial] How to play MTA on a Mac (OSX)

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[Tutorial] How to play MTA on a Mac (OSX)

Postby Jannis on Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:59 am

Hello Guys,

i saw a lot Topics about "how to play mta on a mac". Nobody really gave a right answer. Yes i know macs arent made for gaming but a lot still want to play it on the mac. So heres my Tutorial. You will get full FPS as normal on a windows pc. Now we start with the Tutorial:


What you gonna need is:

Crossover - http://www.codeweavers.com/products/ - 30 Days Trail
X11 - already installed on the mac - if it ask to update - do it
GTA San Andreas Windows Edition with crack
MTA San Andreas - http://www.multitheftauto.com
MTA Fonts and dll - CLICK TO DOWNLOAD -> http://www.xup.in/dl,17062410/Archiv.zip/

Step 1:

Copy GTA San andreas and the Mta installer on your desktop. Right Click the Mta installer.exe and open with Crossover.
A new window will pop up. Go to the last tap and make sure that a windows xp bottle is checked:


Click on install. Click next. Click next. MTA Location -> Next. Then it asks for the GTA SA Location. Click Browse:

->Computer -> /Z: -> Users -> YOUR USER NAME -> Desktop -> Then click on the gta folder than on "ok.

Click next next next.. On the last dialog unckeck: "Start MTA NOW"!

Step 2:

Download my fonts and my dll. Open Crossover with the Spotlight:


Click on -> configure -> manage bottle:


Click on -> extended -> open C: drive in finder:


Then -> Windows -> Fonts. Copy in the 3 fonts.


Go back to windows -> System32 -> Copy my winmm.dll in there.
Now you can close the finder. And the crossover window.

Go to the crossover bar -> programs -> MTA San Andreas.

Step 3:


To Close mta press quit on the main menu then the screen will turn black then press Command+Q to go back to your desktop.

Here is a video what it looks like:


Have fun.
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Re: [Tutorial] How to play MTA on a Mac (OSX)

Postby Jaysds1 on Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:30 pm

Here's the youtube vid:

and there's another topic about this but not sure if your way is the same as it: viewtopic.php?f=15&t=43877&hilit=+mac

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Re: [Tutorial] How to play MTA on a Mac (OSX)

Postby iFigaro on Sun Sep 16, 2012 1:42 pm

I have a Problem

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Re: [Tutorial] How to play MTA on a Mac (OSX)

Postby FeaRMeH9 on Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:44 am

I have a problem i did everything that you had in your tutorial and now i have a graphical clitch what won't go away only thing that i could to is command+Q help please
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Re: [Tutorial] How to play MTA on a Mac (OSX)

Postby FeaRMeH9 on Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:52 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eh4BJQJmkL8 for the glitch in video form. And if u know the problem or know how to fix it or both then please answer as a comment under my video that would make my life easier
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Re: [Tutorial] How to play MTA on a Mac (OSX)

Postby Rocketman21 on Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:46 pm

When I try to install MTA I got this: http://d.pr/i/EB8p It says: "In the program Multi Theft Auto.exe was found serious error. Program will be closed. We are sorry for the inconvenience". I did everything as it was written in your instruction.
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