This has probably been covered, but...

rbpahl_cde706a00frbpahl_cde706a00f Posts: 13
edited June 2012 in Bryce Discussion

Is Bryce going to be upgraded for Mac OS Lion? There are probably a ton of Bryce fans who are MOST disappointed that a year after Lion came out, there is still no upgrade.

If not, what is a substitute Mac compatible program for building virtual outdoor sets and landscapes?

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  • frank0314frank0314 Posts: 10,702
    edited December 1969

    Poll removed - we aren’t sure why polls are enabled, they weren’t on the old forums, but it isn’t the intent that they should be there.

  • ChoholeChohole Posts: 27,918
    edited December 1969

    As was stated several times on the Old forum, at the moment Bryce is not compatible with OSX Lion. The reason for this is that OS X Lion was released after the Bryce 7 dev schedule had been wrapped up, As the Mac devlopers who were working on it were contractors, they moved on. When Bryce comes back into the dev cycle they are hoping to again employ a mac dev who has knowledge of Bryce and its rather unique coding.

    In the meantime several people are using B 7 iin a bootcamp.

  • rbpahl_cde706a00frbpahl_cde706a00f Posts: 13
    edited December 1969

    Okay, what's a bootcamp?

  • ChoholeChohole Posts: 27,918
    edited June 2012

    Ugh, what a question to ask a non mac user. I gather it involves setting up a partition and using that to run windows, thus enabling you to use Bryce. You do however have to have a valid copy of windows, so does cost money.

    Post edited by Chohole on
  • HoroHoro Posts: 5,786
    edited December 1969

    To my knowledge, bootcamp is a piece of software that emulats Windoze on a Mac.

  • OroborosOroboros Posts: 326
    edited December 1969

    RBPahl41 said:
    Okay, what's a bootcamp?

    As Horo states, Bootcamp is a Windows system emulator. It creates a Windows partition on a chosen hard drive and when you start the Mac ('boot it') your Mac runs Windows software.

    The upshot is you can run Windows B7 on your Mac.

    There are other emulator solutions, such as Parallels and VMware's Fusion. But whichever option you use, including BootCamp, you'll need to purchase a Windows OS of your choice: NT, XP, 2000, 7, 8, whatever.

  • edited December 1969

    Hi Guys,

    Just wanted to clear this up. Bootcamp is not an emulator, it is a utility that helps with the process of creating a partition and getting the correct drivers so that you can use your Mac as if it were a pc to run Windowz.

    Also, thought I'd poke around another thread trying to see if anyone has the same problem as me, either running Bryce in Windows on a Mac or maybe even in Windows running on a PC.

    Please check here:

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