I was prompted to write this tutorial after being contacted by a reader who had a question. Upon initial searching, I found that there are a bunch of articles and sites you have to wade through in order to install and run FontForge on Mac OS X. So I decided to figure out how to do it the simplest way.
What is XQuartz?
Mac OS X uses what is called X11 to run software through the X Window System. It has been around since OS X Leopard. It has a long history of open source support and has been running under the project header, XQuartz. Apple pretty much based their X11 app on this project. When Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) came along, Apple no longer shipped X11 along with it.
Install Oracle Java 7 on Mac OS X
Nowadays, just about everything on the web uses Java. At some point or another you will probably need to install Java on Mac OS X to be able to enjoy the Internet, websites and Apps to their fullest. It’s not a hard process, and
What is XCode?
XCode is a suite of tools that is known as an IDE (integrated development environment) and it is used mainly for app development for Mac OSX and iOS. Although it can be used for other development as well. The latest version is XCode 5 is available as a free download on the App Store. This is the version that is used for this tutorial. This tutorial will show you how to install XCode on OS X Mountain Lion along with the XCode Command Line Tools.
The Easiest Method, Hands Down
Wine is definitely one of the best ways to run Windows software on a Mac. It has a large following and plenty of support and ways to find what you need and it is constantly being updated. I was actually planning on writing a tutorial on how to install the Windows version of Steam on Mac OS X with a standard Wine installation. Then I discovered that this method was actually easier and it keeps everything self contained within an .app file. So, without any further ado, let’s get started and install Steam on your Mac!!!
The Complete Guide A to Z to Install Wine On Mac OS X
Every Mac user I know loves their Mac and wouldn’t trade it for the world. But every now and then, there is a Windows application that they would like to be able to run. Sure there are Mac apps out there that can enable you to run them, like Boot Camp and VMWare, but what if you just want to run a couple apps? Can you really justify buying software for that? I would imagine not, unless you just absolutely can’t do without it. This article