How to install elvui on windows and macos

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Installing ElvUI, a popular user interface modification for World of Warcraft, can enhance your gaming experience by providing a customizable and streamlined interface. Below, I'll guide you through the process of installing ElvUI on both Windows and macOS.

Installing ElvUI on Windows:

  1. Download the ElvUI AddOn:

  2. Extract the ZIP file:

    • Once the download is complete, locate the downloaded ZIP file (usually in your Downloads folder).
    • Right-click on the ZIP file and select "Extract All" to extract its contents.
    • Choose a destination folder for the extracted files (e.g., your World of Warcraft AddOns folder).
  3. Move the ElvUI folder to the AddOns folder:

    • Open File Explorer and navigate to your World of Warcraft directory.
    • Inside the World of Warcraft directory, locate the "Interface" folder, then the "AddOns" folder.
    • Drag the extracted "ElvUI" folder from step 2 into the "AddOns" folder.
  4. Launch World of Warcraft:

    • Open the Battle.net launcher and log in to your World of Warcraft account.
    • Select your WoW account and click "Play" to launch the game.
  5. Enable ElvUI in-game:

    • Once you're in the game, log in to your character.
    • Open the AddOns menu by typing /ec or clicking the "AddOns" button on the character selection screen.
    • Find "ElvUI" in the list of addons and make sure it's enabled by checking the box next to its name.
  6. Customize your UI:

    • With ElvUI enabled, you can now customize your user interface to your liking using the /ec command or by clicking the "ElvUI" button on the minimap.

Installing ElvUI on macOS:

  1. Download the ElvUI AddOn:

  2. Extract the ZIP file:

    • Once the download is complete, locate the downloaded ZIP file (usually in your Downloads folder).
    • Double-click the ZIP file to extract its contents.
  3. Move the ElvUI folder to the AddOns folder:

    • Open Finder and navigate to your World of Warcraft directory.
    • Inside the World of Warcraft directory, locate the "Interface" folder, then the "AddOns" folder.
    • Drag the extracted "ElvUI" folder from step 2 into the "AddOns" folder.
  4. Launch World of Warcraft:

    • Open the Battle.net launcher and log in to your World of Warcraft account.
    • Select your WoW account and click "Play" to launch the game.
  5. Enable ElvUI in-game:

    • Once you're in the game, log in to your character.
    • Open the AddOns menu by typing /ec or clicking the "AddOns" button on the character selection screen.
    • Find "ElvUI" in the list of addons and make sure it's enabled by checking the box next to its name.
  6. Customize your UI:

    • With ElvUI enabled, you can now customize your user interface to your liking using the /ec command or by clicking the "ElvUI" button on the minimap.

Final Thoughts:

Installing ElvUI is relatively straightforward on both Windows and macOS. By following the steps outlined above, you can enhance your World of Warcraft experience with a sleek and customizable user interface. Experiment with different settings and layouts to find the configuration that works best for you. Happy gaming!