How do I install the SAP Java GUI for MAC?

Michael Management
Michael Management
Updated 1 year ago


Michael Management provides an SAP GUI Java download for MAC OS. The steps are as follows:

Download your desired SAP GUI for Java and patch file to your computer.

Make sure you have the latest version of the Java Runtime Environment installed on your computer. You can check your version and download the latest version for free from this link:  

After you have downloaded the .jar file double-click the file GUIStartS.jar to start the SAP GUI installation. Follow the screen shots below to complete the installation and setup.

Note: If the installation does not start when double-clicking the file, go to the Terminal Console and type the command:  java -jar GUIStartS.jar install

Welcome - SAPGUI for the Java Environment Installation

Click Next.

Choose Installation Folder

Select a directory where to install the SAP GUI and then click OK.

Create a directory

If you receive an error message like this you probably do not have the correct authorization to install the software into the selected directory. Choose a different directory and then try again.

Java install path

For example, you could try to install the GUI into this directory and then click OK

Create GUI Directory

Click Yes.

Loading Resource

The installation takes just a few minutes. This window will update you about the progress.

Java Installation Complete

Once the installation is complete click OK.

SAPGUI shortcut

To start the SAP GUI for Java double-click the icon on your desktop (or select Start > All Programs > SAP Clients > SAP GUI for Java).

Add a new connection

Click New to add a new SAP system connection.

Add a new connection type

Text Box: Example – Do not use.



Click on the Advanced tab and enter a Description for the SAP system (for example: ECC 6.0). Then click on the Expert Mode flag and enter the Connection String.

The connection string should always follow this pattern:


Replace zzzzzzz with the SAP Router String. Replace xxxxxxxx with the actual server name. Replace 00 with the actual system number.

Click Save.

Connect to SAPGUI

Now click on Connect to login to SAP.

Enter your user and password

The SAP Login screen appears – Congratulations!

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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