Steam

Steam

Free
Steam is a popular app that gives you access to dozens of games
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Steam is a well-known app in the gaming industry that helps users keep track of the latest game releases, provides you with chatting features, offers you various trading capabilities, and much more. The program gives you access to over 3500 games of various types, like strategy, racing, puzzle, role-playing, and many others.

On the Store window of the utility, you can check the trailer and specifications of new games, add apps to your wishlist, acquire games or mark the ones that don't interest you, etc. You can also create a friends list and make audio calls to other users or hold conferences. Plus, the app lets you exchange items and games with other players, send discount cards, etc.

Another great thing about this program is that it keeps tracks of statistics about the games that you play. For instance, you can check the amount of hours you spent playing certain games, which friends joined you in matches, the last time you played a game, etc.

In addition, the application comes with an integrated Web browser that helps you find the information you need regarding games. It immediately gives you access to the details you need, without slowing down the performance of your computer in the process.

In conclusion, Steam provides you with all the features you need to get access to the newest and coolest games, offers, etc. So, you should definitely install this program on your Mac if you're a die-hard gamer.

Ashley Griggs
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Review summary

Pros

  • Simple to use.
  • Comes with an integrated Web browser.
  • Lets you chat with other users, buy games, and create wishlists.
  • Powerful security.
  • Free

Cons

  • Couldn't find any disadvantages

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mitchell

mitchell On the website it says free up the top, but how do you download it?

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Violette

Violette Hello mitchell,

There is a Download button on the page, here is the link: http://macdownload.informer.com/steam2/download/

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Jake Jay

Jake Jay Quite a useful app that provides you with games and info about them.

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Artjom

Artjom The OS X support leaves much to be desired unfortunately, but hey, it's Steam!

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