Installing FEBio Studio on macOS

Installing FEBio Studio on macOS

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Installation

To install FEBio Studio:

  1. Open the FEBioStudio-#.#.#-osx-installer.app.zip file that you downloaded (the # symbols represent your FEBio Studio version number). This should automatically unpack FEBioStudio-#.#.#-osx-installer.app into your Downloads folder.
  2. Double click on the FEBioStudio-#.#.#-osx-installer.app file.
  3. You may be presented with the following warning:
  4. Bypass this warning by right-clicking (or control-clicking) on the installer, and selecting Open from the menu. You will get the same warning, but you should be able to run the installer anyway, by clicking the Open button that appears on the new window:
  5. Follow the instructions on the Setup Wizard to finish the installation.

Testing

To test that FEBio Studio has been installed correctly:

  1. Open your Mac’s Spotlight by clicking on in the upper right corner of your screen, or by pressing Command (⌘) + Space.
  2. Type FEBioStudio into the window and select FEBioStudio from the list.

If FEBio Studio has been installed correctly, you should see a new FEBio Studio window:

The FEBio Studio installer also installs the latest version of the FEBio solver, and adds its directory to your system’s path. To test that FEBio has been installed correctly:

  1. Open your Mac’s Spotlight by clicking on in the upper right corner of your screen, or by pressing Command (⌘) + Space.
  2. Type terminal into the window and hit enter. This should open a terminal window.
  3. Type febio3 into the terminal and hit enter.

If FEBio has been installed correctly, you should see the FEBio greeting message:

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