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FreeCAD: Installing FreeCAD on macOS

Update: July 4, 2022
FreeCAD 0.20
  1. Download FreeCAD dmg file "FreeCAD-0.20.0-OSX-i386.dmg" from following website.

    Release FreeCAD 0.20 · FreeCAD/FreeCAD

    FreeCAD GitHub Screen Shot
    FreeCAD Release page on GitHub
  2. Double click the downloaded dmg file and Drag&Drop the FreeCAD icon to application foloder.

    Drag and Drop the FreeCAD icon to application foloder
    Drag&Drop the FreeCAD icon to application foloder

macOS can only run applications authenticated by Apple inc. If you start FreeCAD, FreeCAD will be blocked. Then click cancel. Open "System Preferences" and select "Security & Privacy", then click "General". And click "Open Anyway" button at lower of "General" panel to grant an exception for FreeCAD.

If you do not want to change the System Preferences, you can also run FreeCAD by clicking the application icon with holding down the Control key and select "Open".

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