Scratch for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 3.29.1
  • 3.1
  • (57)
  • Security Status

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Free Software to Create Stories, Games and Animations

Creating games and software applications can be a great deal of fun and a growing number of children are keen to learn these skills. Scratch is a unique bundle which teaches children and teenagers the basics of coding and similar media-related tasks.

Helping Young People Think Outside of the Box

Scratch is primarily designed to be used by children between 8 and 16 years of age. It teaches them important concepts such as thinking creatively and collaborating with others during team-building projects. This system is currently deployed in more than 150 countries and it can be downloaded in over 40 languages. It is also an excellent tool for educators, as Scratch will provide children with digital skills at an early age.

Free and Universal

Scratch is free to download and no license is required. It can therefore be shared across multiple users. Additional options include the ability to record a video of an ongoing project and to share this file with the simple click of a button. This is a cloud-based platform, so information is provided with an extra level of redundancy.


  • There will never be any charge to download and use this software.
  • An offline version is available in the event that no Internet connection is present.


  • There is no mobile version of Scratch.
  • No live customer support function is offered in the event of a problem.

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Scratch for Mac

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 3.29.1
  • 3.1
  • (57)
  • Security Status

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