Once you have decided to install AOL Desktop Gold on the Macintosh operating system, you must first ensure that the software commits the necessary system requirements. The operating system must be capable of hosting the software. These require secure and safe internet connection, at least 512 free space in the hard disk, 1 GB RAM and operating system to be Mac Sierra or higher. You need first to download the software from the official AOL website. In addition, if you are already an AOL member, then you can install the software with no additional cost.