Best Software Games on Steam (for Mac OS)

Steam currently has 2,708 Software games, but not all of them are able to be played on Mac. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Software game rankings were last updated on 5/5/2024.

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1. Aseprite

Aseprite is a pixel-art tool to create 2D animations, sprites, and any kind of graphics for games.

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Aseprite holds the #1 spot for "best Mac OS Software game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,463 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,309 positive reviews and 154 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Aseprite on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 2/22/2016
Developer David Capello
Publisher Igara Studio
Steam App Id 431730

2. Blender

Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. Free to use for everyone, for any purpose.

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Blender has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Mac OS Software games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 57,502 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 55,581 positive reviews and 1,921 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Blender on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 4/24/2015
Developer Blender Foundation
Publisher Blender Foundation
Steam App Id 365670

3. Virtual Cottage

Virtual Cottage gives you a comfy place to rest and be productive without any distractions. Open the game, set yourself a goal and enjoy the atmosphere.

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Virtual Cottage has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Mac OS Software games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,208 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,007 positive reviews and 201 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Virtual Cottage on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/7/2020
Franchise DU&I
Developer DU&I
Publisher DU&I
Steam App Id 1369320

4. OBS Studio

Free and open-source software for video recording and live streaming

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OBS Studio has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Mac OS Software games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,110 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,132 positive reviews and 978 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run OBS Studio on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 3/21/2022
Developer OBS Project
Publisher OBS Project
Steam App Id 1905180

5. Godot Engine

Godot Engine is a feature-packed, cross-platform game engine to create 2D and 3D games from a unified interface. It provides a comprehensive set of common tools, so that you can focus on making games without having to reinvent the wheel.

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Godot Engine has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Mac OS Software games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,343 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,180 positive reviews and 163 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Godot Engine on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 2/24/2016
Developer Godot Engine
Publisher Godot Engine
Steam App Id 404790

6. Pixel Studio - pixel art editor

Best pixel art editor. Simple. Fast. Portable.

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Pixel Studio - pixel art editor has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Mac OS Software games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,329 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,187 positive reviews and 142 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 12/25/2019
Developer Hippo Games
Publisher Hippo Games
Steam App Id 1204050

7. Krita

Krita is a powerful, open source and community-driven digital art tool for illustrators, concept designers, animators, comic book artists, game developers, and anyone who wants to express themselves through the creation of visual art.

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Krita has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Mac OS Software games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,537 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,374 positive reviews and 163 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Krita on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 6/10/2014
Developers
Publisher Krita Team
Steam App Id 280680

8. Software Inc.

Construct and design buildings for optimal working conditions. Hire people to design and release software, so you can defeat the simulated competition and take over their businesses. Manage and educate your employees to make sure they are skilled and satisfied with their job.

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Software Inc. has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Mac OS Software games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,643 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,268 positive reviews and 375 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $22.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Software Inc. on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $22.99
Release Date 5/1/2015
Developer Coredumping
Publisher Coredumping
Steam App Id 362620

9. Tyrion Cuthbert: Attorney of the Arcane

In Tyrion Cuthbert: Attorney of the Arcane, you play as a defense attorney who practices law in a world of fantasy and wizards. You must defend clients accused of various crimes committed using magic and use the rules of magic to prove them innocent.

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Tyrion Cuthbert: Attorney of the Arcane has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Mac OS Software games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 809 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 789 positive reviews and 20 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Tyrion Cuthbert: Attorney of the Arcane on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 6/23/2023
Developer Diamondhenge Entertainment
Publisher Diamondhenge Entertainment
Steam App Id 1590230

10. Stream Avatars

Stream Avatars is a content creation tool for live video broadcasting that adds flair to your video to promote viewer engagement and channel growth! Viewers can also spend their hard-earned stream currency on avatar customizations.

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Stream Avatars has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Mac OS Software games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,960 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,875 positive reviews and 85 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Stream Avatars on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 7/26/2017
Developer Travis Miller
Publisher Travis Miller
Steam App Id 665300

More Software Mac Games on Steam

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Aseprite steam charts
3,582
2/22/2016
97
$19.99
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Blender steam charts
7,569
4/24/2015
95
Free
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Virtual Cottage steam charts
459
10/7/2020
95
Free
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OBS Studio steam charts
11,265
3/21/2022
93
Free
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Godot Engine steam charts
251
2/24/2016
93
Free
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Pixel Studio - pixel art editor steam charts
129
12/25/2019
92
Free
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Krita steam charts
333
6/10/2014
92
$9.99
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Software Inc. steam charts
201
5/1/2015
91
$22.99
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Tyrion Cuthbert: Attorney of the Arcane steam charts
9
6/23/2023
91
$19.99
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Stream Avatars steam charts
834
7/26/2017
91
$14.99
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Soures & References

Steambase has best-in-class data powered directly by Steam, our data partners, and in-house experts. Reviews and rankings are enriched, analyzed, and updated in real-time to ensure we surface the most up-to-date insights. Learn more about the Steambase approach to data collection and our review methodology.

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 5). Aseprite on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Blender on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). Virtual Cottage on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). OBS Studio on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 13). Godot Engine on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 12). Pixel Studio - pixel art editor on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 12). Krita on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Software Inc. on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Tyrion Cuthbert: Attorney of the Arcane on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 16). Stream Avatars on Steam. Steam Store.

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