BearExtender 1200 for Mac Support

BearExtender 1200 was discontinued in 2014 and is not supported officially beyond Mac OS 10.10.

If you have Mac OS 10.14 Mojave, there may be a workaround to use you BearExtender 1200.

Step 1: Disable SIP protection on Mac per these steps:

Step 2: Download and run installer from this link

If you have Mac OS 10.12 Sierra and want to try to get extended life out of your BearExtender 1200, we do have an unsupported DMG you can install, but you must first uninstall any previous version of BearExtender software. This means if you were running 10.9, you will need to download our 10.9 package first and run the uninstall package inside before installed the 10.12 update.

For downloads related to previous versions of Mac OS, see below:

Downloads & Drivers

OS X Yosemite 10.10 customers, click here.

Driver for Mac OS X 10.5 to 10.9 (Latest as of July 11, 2014)

Setup Guide & Manual

View online


General troubleshooting steps: Try these steps before contacting support

10.9 Mavericks users:  You must use the “Add to Favorites” button to connect.

BearExtender legacy Mac USB products can however now be used on Microsoft Windows computers. To add additional life to your product, our new PC drivers on our BearExtender PC support page allow our legacy Mac USB products to be used on PCs. This is something our programmers were able to control, and we have done so to add new life and worth to your older BearExtender products. We thank you for supporting BearExtender and if you have any questions or concerns, please visit our support page for phone and email contact information.

Contact Support

We are here to help.
Please contact us right away if you have any problems or questions with your BearExtender. Our support staff is 100% based in the U.S. and we reply to emails typically within 6-12 hours.


For Telephone support, click here.