At times, you might have to turn off or disable the existing antivirus software on your computer. When you attempt to install a software or application on your system, the antivirus program might not allow the installation. It will be a hindrance to the installation of a new program or file. In this situation, you do not have much choice. You have to turn off the antivirus installed on your computer.
You can temporarily turn off the antivirus software, download the required program, install it, and then turn on the antivirus again.
Antiviruses differ from one operating system to another. Their functionalities will vary too. Disabling the antivirus on your Mac will also be different from doing it on Windows.
Let us see how to turn off antivirus on your Mac: