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Installing AVG TuneUp Premium on Mac

Applies to


  • AVG TuneUp Premium for Mac 2.x

Operating systems:

  • Apple macOS 10.15.x (Catalina)
  • Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave)
  • Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra)
  • Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite)

AVG TuneUp Premium is an optimization tool for Mac that includes a range of scans to detect unnecessary items and performance issues, freeing up disk space and improving the speed of your system.

Install AVG TuneUp Premium

  1. Click the button below to download the AVG TuneUp Premium setup file, and save it to a familiar location on your Mac (by default, all downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder).

    Download AVG TuneUp Premium
  2. Double-click the downloaded file avgtuneup.dmg.
  3. Double-click the AVG TuneUp Premium icon.
  4. In the setup wizard, click Continue.
  5. Review the End User License Agreement and click Continue, then click Agree.
  6. Click Install.
  7. If prompted, use your Touch ID to grant permission for the installation, or click Use Password..., then enter your Administrator password and click Install Software.
  8. Wait while setup installs AVG TuneUp Premium on your Mac, then click Close.
  9. Click Move to Trash to remove the installer from your Mac.
  10. If prompted, click OK to give permission for the AVG TuneUp Premium installer to access your downloads folder so it can move the setup file to the Trash.
  11. The AVG TuneUp Premium user interface opens automatically. If you see the message You're now in scan only mode, select the relevant option below to unlock all features:
    • Activate: If you already purchased AVG TuneUp Premium before installation, click Insert Activation Code, then enter your valid activation code (including hyphens) and click OK. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:
    • Purchase: Click Buy TuneUp Premium, then follow the on-screen instructions to purchase an AVG TuneUp Premium subscription.

AVG TuneUp Premium is now installed on your Mac. You can use your subscription simultaneously on the number of devices you specified when making the purchase.


If you experience any installation issues:

  1. Ensure your Mac meets the minimum system requirements listed below and your operating system is up to date.
    • Apple macOS 10.15.x (Catalina), Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave), Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra), Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra), Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan), Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite).
    • Intel based Mac computer with 64-bit processor.
    • 512 MB RAM or above (1 GB RAM or higher preferred).
    • 68 MB minimum hard disk free space.
    • An internet connection is needed to download, activate, and use the application.
    • Optimally standard screen resolution not less than 1024 x 768 pixels.
  2. Restart your Mac and try again to install AVG TuneUp Premium by following the exact steps in this article.

If the issue persists, contact AVG Support.

Further recommendations

For more information about AVG TuneUp Premium, refer to the following articles:

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