ArcGIS for Desktop has been certified for Windows operating systems and requires
Microsoft .NET Framework to be installed. Read the complete list of System Requirements for
Looking to Install ArcGIS on an Apple Computer?
If you have an Apple computer running Windows, you can install ArcGIS for Desktop using
VMWare, BootCamp, or Parallels. Learn more.
Please note that ArcGIS for Desktop is not certified or supported on the Mac operating system.