4 Easy Steps to Download & Install Slack for Mac in 2021

How to download and install the Slack Desktop app for Mac using the App Store or direct download.

Slack is an essential communication platform that consolidates all of your project and team collaboration into a single place. You can create channels for your teams, projects, virtual games, communities, among many others. Slack also has a myriad of integrations and apps that allow you to communicate with co-workers through audio and video, exchange files, and a variety of other productivity-based applications to make your work easy and your teams more collaborative. 

The best way to experience Slack is through its web application. Slack on Mac is no different from the Web application or the Windows app. One thing to remember is that the Slack app only supports macOS 10.11 or beyond.

You can follow the steps below to easily download Slack on macOS.

Installing Slack on macOS


Method 1: Install Slack from the App Store

  1. Look up Slack in the app store
  2. Install the latest updated version
  3. Open the finder and select the Slack application and launch it
  4. Next, sign in to your workspace or create your own workspace. Don’t forget to customize your workspace by adding these essential Slack channels.

Method 2: Install Slack from the Slack Downloads page

  1. Go to the Slack Downloads page and click on Download.
  2. Once the download is finished, open the Finder and go to your downloads folder.
  3. Double-click the .dmg file, which will prompt a small window to open.
  4. Drag and drop the Slack icon into the ‘Applications’ folder.
  5. Next, simply double-click on the Slack icon to launch Slack.


Conclusion


Slack is a powerful and essential tool that every Mac user should have. Now that you’ve downloaded the Slack app, check out our guide on how to use Slack and also try out some of the best apps for Slack!

You can also download fun Slack apps like Ricotta Trivia on your workspace! Play asynchronous picture quizzes, Ice-breakers, social games and trivia contests with your team. Schedule fun trivia contests from a pool of 20,000+ MCQ style questions with 15+ categories like Marvel, Friends, Star Wars etc. with a real-time leaderboard.

Ricotta Trivia Virtual Games App on Slack

Aim for the podium finish with Ricotta weekly trivia contests every Wednesday. That’s not all! Play icebreaker games like Would You Rather, 2 Truths and a Lie or social games like Tic-Tac-Toe, Connect4 or Word Building. Let the co-worker fun and bonding begin!

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