I’ve created an up-to-date version of SkyDemon
to run on Mac OS X.
This is something I’ve done for my own benefit and happy to share, but isn’t supported by SkyDemon.
You can download it from here:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4uljs4m9uwi26q1/SkyDemon%20for%20Mac%203.8.2.zip?dl=0 (updated August 2017)
Download this, uncompress it, then copy it to your Applications
folder.If you've already got an earlier version installed, first drag it from Applications folder to the Trash - you shouldn't lose any settings when doing this, as these are stored separately in your Documents folder.
: The first time you run it, you will need to locate it in the Applications
folder from Finder and press the Control key, then click the app icon, then choose Open from the shortcut menu (this is because it is 'untrusted' - see: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH18657?locale=en_US
). You may also have to click “Allow
” to a pop-up about accepting inbound connections.
Please use this thread for any specific feedback / issues with this build (good or bad) - keep complaints about lack of native version elsewhere. I can’t promise to fix everything - and indeed one day this might all suddenly stop working when some unwanted update comes along. At the risk of sounding like a lawyer, use entirely at your own risk.Known issues:
As with the previous versions for Mac, there is now one known unresolved issue:
- you must have a printer installed and configured before using Print Centre, otherwise Print Centre won't work; How does it work?:
This uses a technology for wrapping Windows apps to run on macOS called Wineskin (currently v2.6.2, using engine WS9Wine1.9.2), and should run on macOS 10.6 and above including El Capitan and Sierra. It wraps SkyDemon (currently v3.8.2) for Windows. When you first run Skydemon it will check to see if a more recent version is available, and if so will prompt you to install it.