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MacOS is an operating system developed by Apple Computer for Mac computers. It used to be known as "Mac OS X", and that name persists in many pages of the GnuCash documentation.
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'''macOS''' is an operating system developed by Apple Computer for Mac computers. It has been known variously over the years as "Mac OS X," "OS X," and the current "macOS". When discussing the system in general, "{{Mac}}" will be used; for references to specific versions of {{Mac}}, the form in use for that version will be used whenever possible.
  
== How to get GnuCash for MacOS ==
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== How to get GnuCash for {{Mac}} ==
 
 
* [http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/gnucash/Gnucash-Intel-{{MacosPackage}}.dmg Gnucash-Intel-{{Version}}],
 
* [http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/gnucash/Gnucash-Intel-{{MacosFallbackPackage}}.dmg Gnucash-Intel-{{FallbackVersion}}] and
 
* [http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/gnucash/Gnucash-PPC-{{MacosFallbackPackage}}.dmg Gnucash-PPC-{{FallbackVersion}}]  are now available as binary downloads from the [http://sourceforge.net/projects/gnucash/files/ Gnucash project at Sourceforge].''
 
;Release notes: are included in the disk-image.
 
;Important:GnuCash 2.6.21 is the last version that supports Mac OS X 10.8 and earlier, and so the last version that will run on PowerPC Macs.
 
:''Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or higher'' is '''required''' to run Gnucash-3.0 and later.
 
'''For virtually all users it is more appropriate to download the binary rather than to use the procedure described here.'''
 
  
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{{Macos_Downloads}}
 
More instructions at [[MacOS Installation]].
 
More instructions at [[MacOS Installation]].
 
* [[MacOS/MacPortsDetail]]
 
* [[MacOS/MacPortsDetail]]
* [[MacOS/FinkManual]] (outdated)
 
  
== MacOS-specific instructions and tips for using GnuCash ==
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== {{Mac}}-specific instructions and tips for using GnuCash ==
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* [[FAQ#macOS|{{Mac}} section of Frequently Asked Questions list]]
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* [[Configuration Diagrams - MacOS]] shows where GnuCash puts configuration files within the {{Mac}} directory structure. See also [[Configuration Locations]] for information applicable to all operating systems.
  
* [[FAQ#Macintosh OS X|MacOS section of Frequently Asked Questions list]]
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== Developing {{Mac}} versions of GnuCash ==
* [[Configuration Diagrams - MacOS]] shows where GnuCash puts configuration files within the MacOS directory structure. See also [[Configuration Locations]] for information applicable to all operating systems.
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* [[MacOS/Quartz]], mostly about compiling GnuCash to run on the native "Quartz" UI of {{Mac}}.
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* [https://bugs.gnucash.org/buglist.cgi?component=MacOS&list_id=4633&product=Packaging&resolution=--- GnuCash bug category related to {{Mac}} packaging]
  
== Developing MacOS versions of GnuCash ==
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[[Category:MacOS]]
* [[MacOS/Quartz]], mostly about compiling GnuCash to run on the native "Quartz" UI of MacOS.
 
* [https://bugs.gnucash.org/buglist.cgi?component=MacOS&list_id=4633&product=Packaging&resolution=--- GnuCash bug category related to MacOS packaging]
 

Latest revision as of 11:20, 28 May 2021

macOS is an operating system developed by Apple Computer for Mac computers. It has been known variously over the years as "Mac OS X," "OS X," and the current "macOS". When discussing the system in general, "macOS" will be used; for references to specific versions of macOS, the form in use for that version will be used whenever possible.

How to get GnuCash for macOS

macOS 10.13 "High Sierra" or higher
Gnucash-Intel-4.10-3 is now available for download from the GnuCash projects at Sourceforge and Github.
Alternatives and older versions
Release notes
are included in the disk-image.

For virtually all users it is more appropriate to download the binary rather than to use the procedure described here. More instructions at MacOS Installation.

macOS-specific instructions and tips for using GnuCash

Developing macOS versions of GnuCash