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Andreas Renz

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Kuka/PRC on a Mac
« on: January 18, 2019, 01:37:02 PM »
Hi all,

does anybody know if Kuka/PRC is running on the mac version of Rhino. I ask because there is a mac version of grasshoppers coming and I'm thinking about buying rhino. I'm mainly working on mac and it would be cool to stay on macs. Otherwise I will buy the PC Rhino Version.

Thanks for Inputs.

Andreas

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Re: Kuka/PRC on a Mac
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2019, 02:10:01 PM »
Hello Andreas,

I don't have a Mac to try it, but I would assume that the components might work, but the UI definitely won't.
So until we find the time to re-do the UI in a nice looking, cross platform UI library, it unfortunately won't be of much use on a Mac.

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Johannes

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Re: Kuka/PRC on a Mac
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2019, 07:01:34 PM »
Hi Andreas,

If you're getting serious about robotics, especially utilising parametric and computational control, I'd suggest you do significant amount of research prior to spending the money on mac Rhino. I, personally, made the switch back to PC due to the sheer amount of libraries and that parametric, at the moment, is mostly PC. Keep in mind Python in Rhino is Iron Python 2.7 also, which is built on Microsoft's .NET.

Just something to consider, good luck!

Karl