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olio

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Any plans for a macOS version?
« on: March 13, 2018, 09:27:00 pm »
Hi

Are there any plans for a macOS version? We are currently analyzing several architecture software and this is a killer criteria for us.

I know there are 'workarounds' with a VM or Crossover / Wine, but that's not really a usable solution for daily work for us.


Thanks

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Re: Any plans for a macOS version?
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2018, 11:16:17 pm »
Most likely (99.9 repetend %) not. This is a Windoze design from Access to Zune.

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Re: Any plans for a macOS version?
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2018, 07:38:37 am »
I used Sparx EA on a Mac for about two years on a daily basis using WINE. Took a bit of effort to get it working at first but it worked fine with local eap file as a repository. Had a repository of around 160MB with not issues.
Also trialed Crossover which was easier to set up but didn't really give me anything that WINE didn't do for free.
Tried a Windows virtual machine using oracle's virtual box on a Mac OS and that worked fine too.
Never tried Mac OS sharing a repository using network shared drive nor a mainstream DB like Oracle or SQL Server as I was working on it by myself.

So not really a show stopper using Mac OS. Instructions can be found in the user guide on how to set it up.