This page describes the procedure to install XMapTools for Mac with Apple Silicon processor (M1 or M2). A description of the update procedure is available on the main website.
This version of XMapTools is in theory compatible with the following operating systems on macOS:
- macOS Ventura (13)
- macOS Monterey (12)
- macOS Big Sur (11)
- macOS Catalina (10.15)
You must eliminate any previous version of XMapTools by deleting the folder /Applications/XMapTools
This version of XMapTools requires MATLAB Runtime v912 of MATLAB 2022a
Any previous version of the runtime is no longer required and can be eliminated manually. Navigate to Applications/MATLAB/Matlab_Runtime/ and delete the folder v99.
- Download the latest version of XMapTools’ binaries for macOS (Apple Silicon)
- Open the installer
- Type your password when prompted (message: JAVA wants to make some changes)
- Click next
- Select the installation folder for XMapTools /Applications/XMapTools and click next
- Select the installation folder for the libraries (MATLAB Runtime): /Applications/MATLAB/MATLAB_Runtime and click next
- Click Finish
Note that you must edit permissions and adjust the code signature of libcudart as described below.
Before to run XMapTools you must edit the permission.
Using the terminal
- Open a terminal
- type the following command (assuming XMapTools was installed in /Applications/XMapTools/):
chmod -R 755 /Applications/XMapTools/
Without using the terminal
- Open a finder and navigate to /Applications/
- Right-click on the folder XMapTools and select Get Info
- In Sharing & Permission, unlock access by clicking on the padlock and entering your password
- Select your account in the list and make sure the privilege is set to Read & Write
- Click on the last icon below the list and select the option: Apply to enclosed items
- Press Ok and close the Info window.
XMapTools app is available in /Applications/XMapTools/application/XMapTools.app. You can drop the add to the dock for adding a shortcut.
Note: be patient, it can take up to a minute to start XMapTools.
First time using XMapTools, take a look at this article.
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