How to play Mikey Boots on Mac

Game summary

The good news? Mikey's got an awesome new pair of rocket boots that allow him to fly through the air at great speeds. The bad news? The boots won't turn off and can't be removed. Uh-oh! Zip through more than 40 new stages, weaving between incoming missiles, maneuvering around treacherous spikes, and scooping up as many coins as you can. As usual, each course offers plenty of potential paths and a hidden secret or two. You'll have to master the rocket boots to shave off every millisecond in pursuit of a top time. Be sure to keep an eye out for those hidden Golden Shorts while you're at it. They'll go great with your new boots if you can pick them up. And, for the first time ever in a Mikey game, you can play as a different character. Use the coins you collect to unlock a wide range of disguises (230!) to customize either character with.
First released: Sep 2014

Play Mikey Boots on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)

The easiest way to play Mikey Boots on a Mac is through Parallels, which allows you to virtualize a Windows machine on Macs. The setup is very easy and it works for Apple Silicon Macs as well as for older Intel-based Macs.

Parallels supports the latest version of DirectX and OpenGL, allowing you to play the latest PC games on any Mac. The latest version of DirectX is up to 20% faster.

Our favorite feature of Parallels Desktop is that when you turn off your virtual machine, all the unused disk space gets returned to your main OS, thus minimizing resource waste (which used to be a problem with virtualization).

Mikey Boots installation steps for Mac

Step 1
Go to and download the latest version of the software.
Step 2
Follow the installation process and make sure you allow Parallels in your Mac’s security preferences (it will prompt you to do so).
Step 3
When prompted, download and install Windows 10. The download is around 5.7GB. Make sure you give it all the permissions that it asks for.
Step 4
Once Windows is done installing, you are ready to go. All that’s left to do is install Mikey Boots like you would on any PC.
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