Installation instruction for macOS

I-Voting in macOS Operating System

First, the main requirements to the voter and their computer must be met. The ID-card software must also be installed and configured. 

The main stages of voting are similar in different computer operating systems.

I-voting application or voter application works on the following macOS operating system versions:

  • macOS Catalina (10.15)
  • macOS Big Sur (11)
  • macOS Monterey (12)
  • macOS Ventura (13)


ID-card software


Installing voter application

Voter application is distributed as a up to 3 MB disk image file with the extension .dmg.

During i-voting, go to the elections web page opening page , click the button “Laadi alla” (“Download”) and save the voter application in your computer. If the web browser is at default setting, the application is saved in the catalogue “Downloads”.

First, you have to start the voter application. For that, you have to open Finder, choose the setting “Valimised” (”Elections”) from the left pane and open the application.


Using a proxy

Voter application uses macOS system parameters to identify proxy settings. If the proxy uses a password, contact KeyChain to obtain it. If the environment variable https_proxy is set in the working environment of the voter application, the proxy settings are read from there.


If an error occurs

More information on troubleshooting for ID-card or mobile ID is available on the elections website. If you need help about the activities connected with the voter application and ID-card, please phone +372 631 6633 or write to [email protected].

If your computer or a technical fault does not allow i-voting, you can vote at a polling place.