Installing the FEBio Software Suite on OSX

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Installing the FEBio Software Suite on OSX

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FEBio

Installation

To install FEBio on your machine:

  1. Open the febio_osx_#.#.#.zip file that you downloaded (the # symbols will be replaced by your FEBio version number). This should automatically unpack FEBio_osx_#.#.#.app into your Downloads folder.
  2. Double click on the FEBio_osx_#.#.#.app file.
  3. If you get the following warning, click the “Open” button.
  1. Follow the instructions on the Setup Wizard to finish the installation.

Testing

To test that FEBio has been installed correctly:

  1. Open your Mac’s Spotlight by clicking onin the upper right corner of your screen, or by pressing Command (⌘) + Space.
  2. Type “terminal” into the spotlight window and press return. This should open a terminal window.
  1. Type “febio2” into the terminal (without the quotation marks) and press return.

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

PreView

Installation

To install PreView on your machine:

  1. Open the preview_osx_#.#.#.zip file that you downloaded (the # symbols will be replaced by your PreView version number). This should automatically unpack PreView_osx_#.#.#.app into your Downloads folder.
  2. Double click on the PreView_osx_#.#.#.app file.
  3. If you get the following warning, click the “Open” button.
  1. Follow the instructions on the Setup Wizard to finish the installation.

Testing

To test that PreView 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. Begin typing “preview” into the spotlight window and select the application from the resulting list.

If the software has been installed correctly, you should see a new PreView window:

PostView

Installation

To install PreView on your machine:

  1. Open the postview_osx_#.#.#.zip file that you downloaded (the # symbols will be replaced by your PostView version number). This should automatically unpack PostView_osx_#.#.#.app into your Downloads folder.
  2. Double click on the PostView_osx_#.#.#.app file.
  3. If you get the following warning, click the “Open” button.
  1. Follow the instructions on the Setup Wizard to finish the installation.

Testing

To test that PostView 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 “postview” into the spotlight window and press return.

If the software has been installed correctly, you should see a new PostView window:

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