Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

Step 1

Download a proper NVIDIA Web Driver from our drivers page.

 

Make sure to check your macOS version and build before installing the driver, otherwise a following error will appear on screen.

 

How to check macOS version and build?

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 2

If macOS is blocking installer startup just click OK button and proceed to next step.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 3

In Finder window choose Applications from the menu on the left, then double-click System Preferences icon.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 4

Click Security & Privacy icon.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 5

You will see Web Driver installer was blocked. Click Open Anyway button to unblock it.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 6

Click Open button to launch the installer.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 7

Click Continue button.

 

 

Step 8

Read the licence and click Continue button again.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 9

Click Agree button.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS 

 

 

Step 10

Click Install button.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 11

Enter your users password and click Install Software button.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 12

Click Continue Installation button.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 13

Click Restart button.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 14

Click Move to Trash button. After this Mac Pro will reboot.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 15

After reboot make sure to check if NVIDIA Web Driver is selected by clicking NVIDIA logo on the top bar.

 
Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 16

Now you can proceed with CUDA driver installation.

 

Download a proper version for your macOS version: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/drivers/cuda/mac-driver-archive/

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 17

Read the licence and click Continue button.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 18

Click Agree button.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 19

Click Install button.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 20

Enter your users password and click Install Software button.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 21

Click Close button.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 22

Click Move to Trash button.

 

Done! Your NVIDIA graphics card will now have full acceleration under macOS. There is no need to reboot Mac Pro again.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS

 

 

Step 23

When a new driver will be released you will be notified in a pop-up window.

Installing NVIDIA Web Driver / CUDA driver under macOS