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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

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Re: Kuka/PRC on a Mac
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2019, 10:25:41 AM »
Hi Everyone :))
I was wondering if there were any news regarding the Kuka PRC plugin for Rhino Mac Grasshopper ?
The software is more stable than ever and a Beta was released last week. Any chance to get a PRC plugin for Mac ? any timeline you could share with us ?
Apologies if my message is suggesting that this is an easy task, I know it is very hard to make things work cross platform and need a lot of energy, time and efforts.
Warm regards to your team !
Ghali,

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Re: Kuka/PRC on a Mac
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2019, 06:40:19 PM »
Hello Ghali,

Maybe I manage to have time over summer to integrate that, but so far I unfortunately do not have any news for you.
Just out of curiosity, if you try to run it on Mac, does anything show up?

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Johannes

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Re: Kuka/PRC on a Mac
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2019, 08:34:29 AM »
Hi Johannes,
Thanks for the swift reply.
I would love to try it on Mac, problem is the installation file comes as an .EXE format. So unable to copy the components inside my Rhino/Grasshopper library.
Anyway to send me the Gh components/user/library files, DLL files... by email ?
Regards,
Ghali,

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Re: Kuka/PRC on a Mac
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2019, 12:48:54 PM »
Sure, I'll send you a link via direct message in a minute!
Thanks!