Oct 05, 2020 FreeCAD can be installed on macOS in on.dmg package which you can drag and drop into your Applications folder: MacOS 10.11 El Capitan 64-bit (sha256) and the nightly build can be downloaded from Nightly 19pre (sha256). On Windows and Mac, the FreeCAD community provides precompiled packages (installers) ready to download, while on Linux, the source code is made available to Linux distributions maintainers, who are then responsible for packaging FreeCAD for their specific distribution. I just added a new 'Mac OS X Issues' section to the Mouse model page. By the way, v0.13 was released last week, but we are still waiting for someone to step up and compile Mac builds. In the meanwhile, I suggest you upgrade your FreeCAD version with an experimental build that was created last August by a forum user.Hi,
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is anyone else experiencing their mac graphics freezing for about a minute when using freecad? It happens for me since I have upgraded to macOS 10.14. It happens on startup and whenever a system dialog comes into play (file open/save/export/..). The mouse cursor still moves and audio keeps playing but everything else seems frozen. I am working on a 2016 13' Macbook.
I am a bit worried about beeing able to use FreeCAD in the future as Apple won't support OpenGL or Vulcan any further. I believe these system-dialogs are animated with
Freecad Mac Manual Pdfmetal in Mojave, maybe that's a problem for FreeCAD? Besides that, it runs like a dream on a Mac with full retina support
Are there any plans to create a Web based Frontend for FreeCAD? We could work on every laptop/tablet/smartphone, 'outsourcing' 3d acceleration to the browsers