How to Run iPhone Apps on your Mac

Posted on 18 October 2009

It’s really a fun to run iPhone apps on your Mac; an iPhone simulator provided by Apple lets you run your apps on Macs. But the question is how to do it? No problem; follow the simple steps given below and enjoy running iPhone apps on your Mac.

1- First of all register yourself to iPhone Developers Program. This registration is absolutely free.

2- Then Log in to iPhone developer website.

3- Now download iPhone SDK with iPhone Stimulator from here.

4- After download, run the .dmg file from installation package.

Now you can run the iPhone apps easily on mac. If you want to test it, you can download the source code of BonFire app, extract the contents of .zip file, locate the Bonfire.xcodeproj file and run it. It will open the window of iPhone Development Environment (XCode window). Click on “Build and Go” and iPhone simulator will be open automatically with Bonfire running.

Remember one thing while running apps on mac that you can run iPhone apps on mac only when you have an access to its source code. You can easily find the source code for several apps on the web, particularly “WordPress for iPhone” can help you a lot for find open source for iPhone apps. Moreover you also need an Intel based Mac and Mac OS X 10.5.6 leopard to run it.


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8 Responses to “How to Run iPhone Apps on your Mac”

  1. Hazard78 says:

    sorry, but the App Dev group is not free, its $99 a year

  2. emet says:

    yeah it is just dont pay

  3. Navneet says:

    Joining the program costs but registration is free,
    as seen on this page -

  4. erik says:

    just sign in with ur apple ID, or make one, and u can download it. simple.

  5. curios as hell says:

    can you upload a video, for us to see how it works, without to install anything?

  6. tsunamininja says:

    i dont have an aplle account can anyone pleaseeeee help me out

  7. Mooseman says:

    THIS IS BS. You CANNOT run iphone on apps with the simulator. Check your facts before showing how stupid you are


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