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Denis Ouellet

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May 21, 2014 - 11:53 pm
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Thank’s for your prompt response

That’s the only thing i wanted to know.

I will not waste any more time trying to install it to my Mac

I have another laptop under windows and will try it later.

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Thanks for the precisions Terry that’s a great help .

Edit: we’ve updated our Software FAQs page to include this advice.

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Hi Denis

I run Polyboard on a macbook pro. I use parallels and It works very well. You need a mac with bootcamp installed. It is usually pre-installed. You then need to download and install parallels and then windows. I use windows 7.

You can very easily flit between both operating systems and share files between them.

 

Hope this helps

 

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Hello Denis,

Sorry to say but our software is PC only.

StairDesigner, Polyboard, Opticut and OptiNest do not have a Mac version.

To run the software on a Mac we recommend you use a Windows emulator. Several of our customers use VMWare Fusion which you can try. We have also received good reports on Parallels run in Coherence Mode.

Another solution is to buy a second hand PC just for design software. You can find a Windows PC that will run the software perfectly very cheaply on eBay.

I have a second hand computer in my workshop that I bought for around £50, just for design and manufacturing in the workshop. This computer runs all my CAD programs and avoids his main computer collecting wood chips and dust in the workshop.

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Is this program work on a Mac environnement? I downloaded it but i am not able to install it.

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