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Installation on macOS

Steps to get ready to run BrainBuilder Development Studio for the first time:

  • Check minimum system requirements:
    • macOS 10.15.7

You may be able to use other versions, but we do not test these. If you run into problems when using other versions, you have to fix them yourself.

  • Download the BrainBuilder Development Studio MacOS installer package

  • Start the installer:

    • Open the Downloads in Finder
    • Right-click on brainbuilder-[version].pkg, and choose Open with Installer
      Mac installation
    • macOS will display a warning; “cannot verify the developer”. Click ‘Open’
      Mac installation - warning
    • The Brainbuilder Installer starts (if nothing seems to happen, it will be behind the Finder window)
    • Click Continue, accept the license agreement, and click Continue.
      Mac installation - license agreement
    • After ‘The installation was successful’, close the window. You can move the installer package to the Bin
  • Starting the Development Studio for the first time

    • You’ll find BrainBuilder in the Finder under Applications
    • Double-click it to start the Development Studio
    • The first time you start BrainBuilder Development Studio, it takes a bit longer to download program files
    • Create a first project, see: Quickstart
Mac desktop BrainBuilder

Start creating!

  • Connect your development board
  • Continue to Quickstart
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