Installation from a pkg  file is standard,


Remark on version 10.10, 10.9 and 10.8 to authorise the install from everywhere (see System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General > Allow applications dow nloaded from > Anywhere)

Take the file from and download

  • MacOS 10.12 (with openmpi,petc), ifort MKL : FreeFem++-3.59-MacOS_10.12.pkg ( 507.1 Mb, Mar 16, 2018 14:06:40.)   
  • MacOS 10.11 (with openmpi,petc), ifort MKL : FreeFem++-3.59-MacOS_10.11.pkg ( 507.1 Mb, Mar 16, 2018 14:06:40.)   
  • MacOS 10.10 (with openmpi,petc), ifort MKL : FreeFem++-3.59-MacOS_10.10.pkg ( 507.1 Mb, Mar 16, 2018 14:06:40.)   
  • MacOS 10.9 (with mpich), ifort MKL : do not exist ???
  • MacOS 10.8: do not exist ???
  • MacOS 10.7: do not exist ???
  • MacOS 10.6: FreeFem++-3.41-MacOS_10.6-mpi.pkg ( 89.4 Mb, May 09, 2017 16:06:51.)   
  • MacOS 10.4: do not exist ???

  • The textmate 2 editor is a good editor for Mac 10.7 or better, download from macromates.com and install it, when get the textmate freefem++ syntax from www.freefem.org/ff++/Textmate2-ff++.zip (version nov. 2107) unzip Textmate2-ff++.zip and follow the explanation given in file \texttt{How\_To.rtf}.


    Please read the README_MAC form the distribution for the full infomation

    Take the file from and download 


    remark,  all examples and documentation are in the directory

     file:///usr/local/share/freefem++

    the library install file are in 

    file:///usr/local/lib/ff++



    To compile a full version of FreeFem++ under MacOS 

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    First download the tar.gz file contening source from 

    or you can get the latest source from an anonymous git SCM copy with the following unix shell commands :

    # git clone https://github.com/FreeFem/FreeFem-sources ff++ 

    Under Mavericks or better  (10.9,10.10)  2015 ( xcode 6.1.1  form scratch)

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     remark: All line beginning by # are  shell command in terminal. 

     


     1) install xcode 6.1.1 , 


     2) to install  the xcode command line tools  


    #  gcc 

    answer to the dialogue  box

    to check after

    # gcc -v

    Configured with: --prefix=/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr --with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/4.2.1

    Apple LLVM version 6.0 (clang-600.0.56) (based on LLVM 3.5svn)

    Target: x86_64-apple-darwin14.1.0

    Thread model: posix


      4) install  gcc-4.9 form http://hpc.sourceforge.net


      # curl -O http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/hpc/gfortran-4.9-bin.tar.gz?download

     # sudo tar zxvf gfortran-4.9-bin.tar.gz -C /


     5) install tex  from  ctan 

       http://mirrors.ctan.org/systems/mac/mactex/MacTeX.pkg


     6) install mpich or openmpi  form the source 

     

    get :

      http://www.mpich.org/static/downloads/3.1.3/mpich-3.1.3.tar.gz

    or 

      http://www.open-mpi.org/software/ompi/v1.6/downloads/openmpi-1.6.5.tar.bz2

    un tar and: 

      #  ./configure 'F77=gfortran' 'FC=gfortran' 'CC=clang' 'CXX=clang++'

      # make 

      # sudo make install

    remark: you can no use precompile version because the fortran in not correct.

     7) install gsl 

       use homebrew (http://brew.sh ) or do:


      # curl -O http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gsl/gsl-1.16.tar.gz

      # tar zxvf gsl-1.16.tar.gz

      # cd gsl-1.16.

      #./configure CC=clang

      # make

      # sudo make install 


     6) Install git from the web https://git-scm.com/downloads /span>

        

     7)  Download freefem++  


      # git clone https://github.com/FreeFem/FreeFem-sources ff++


      9) install autoconf and automake now not in xcode


       I use the macport   distribution form http://www.macports.org

        or the home brew distribution from http://brew.sh

       # sudo port install  autoconf

       # sudo port install  automake

      and to build  the file  ./configure with automake/autoconf  do 

      # cd ff++

     # autoreconf  


      9bis) Or  untar AutoGeneratedFile.tar.gz


     # cd ff++

      # tar zxvf AutoGeneratedFile.tar.gz 


     10)  compilation of freefem++ 


      # cd ff++

      #  ./configure -—enable-download 

      # make

      # sudo make install



    Under Mavericks (10.9)  2012 ( xcode 5.0.2 form scratch)

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     remark: All line beginning by # are  shell command in terminal. 

     


     1) install xcode 5.0.2 , and the xcode command line tools  

        xcode 

        install Auxiliary Tools for Xcode (for PackageMaker)

     2) to install command line tools  do

          xcode click Xcode>Open Developer Tool>More Developer Tools.

     2) install  gcc-4.9 form http://hpc.sourceforge.net

      # curl -O http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/hpc/gfortran-4.9-bin.tar.gz?download

      # sudo tar zxvf gfortran-4.9-bin.tar.gz -C /

     3) autoconf and automake now not in xcode

       I use the macport distribution form http://www.macports.org

      # sudo port install  autoconfo

      # sudo port install  automake

      Or with  brew tool ... 

     4) install tex  from  ctan 

       http://mirrors.ctan.org/systems/mac/mactex/MacTeX.pkg

     5) install openmpi form the source 

     http://www.open-mpi.org/software/ompi/v1.6/downloads/openmpi-1.6.5.tar.bz2

      #  ./configure CC=/usr/local/bin/gcc CXX=/usr/local/bin/g++ F77=/usr/local/bin/gfortran FC=/usr/local/bin/gfortran

      # make 

      # sudo make install

     6) install gsl 

      # curl -O http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gsl/gsl-1.15.tar.gz

      # tar zxvf gsl-1.15.tar.gz

      # cd gsl-1.15.

      #./configure CC=/usr/local/bin/gcc

      # make

      # sudo make install 

     7) install git from the web https://git-scm.com/downloads

        

     8)  downlaod  

      # git clone https://github.com/FreeFem/FreeFem-sources ff++

     9)  compilation of freefem++ 

      # cd ff++

      # ./configure '-with-suffix=macos-10.8' '-without-fltk' '--enable-download' '--enable-optim' 'MPIRUN=/usr/local/bin/mpirun' '--enable-m64' '--without-x' 'CC=clang -isysroot /Applications/Xcode.app//Contents/Developer/Platforms/MacOSX.platform/Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.8.sdk' 'CFLAGS=-mmacosx-version-min=10.8' 'CXXFLAGS=-mmacosx-version-min=10.8 -std=c++11' 'CXX=clang++ -isysroot /Applications/Xcode.app//Contents/Developer/Platforms/MacOSX.platform/Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.8.sdk' 'F77=/usr/local/bin/gfortran' 'FC=/usr/local/bin/gfortran' 'MPICXX=/usr/local/bin/mpic++' 'MPICC=/usr/local/bin/mpicc' 'MPIFC=/usr/local/bin/mpif90' 'MPIF77=/usr/local/bin/mpif90' '--enable-maintainer-mode'


      # make

      # make

      # make 

      # sudo make install


    Under Lion August 2012 ( xcode 4.4 form scratch)

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     remark: All line beginning by # are  shell command in terminal. 

     


     1) install xcode 4.5.1  , and the xcode command line tools  

        xcode 

          menu preferences -> Downloads -> Components -> Command Line Tools 

            install

        install Auxiliary Tools for Xcode (for PackageMaker)

     2) install  gcc-4.8 form http://hpc.sourceforge.net

      # curl -O http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/hpc/gcc-lion.tar.gz?download

      # sudo tar zxvf gcc-lion.tar.gz -C /

     3) autoconf and automake now not in xcode

       I use the macport distribution form http://www.macports.org

      # sudo port install  autoconfo

      # sudo port install  automake

     4) install tex  from  ctan 

       http://mirrors.ctan.org/systems/mac/mactex/MacTeX.pkg

     5) install openmpi form the source 

       http://www.open-mpi.org/software/ompi/v1.6/downloads/openmpi-1.6.tar.bz2

      #  ./configure CC=/usr/local/bin/gcc CXX=/usr/local/bin/g++ F77=/usr/local/bin/gfortran FC=/usr/local/bin/gfortran

      # make 

      # sudo make install

     6) install gsl 

      # curl -O http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gsl/gsl-1.15.tar.gz

      # tar zxvf gsl-1.15.tar.gz

      # cd gsl-1.15.

      #./configure CC=/usr/local/bin/gcc

      # make

      # sudo make install 

     7) install git from the web git SCM

        

     8)  download  

      # git clone https://github.com/FreeFem/FreeFem-sources ff++

     9)  compilation of freefem++ 

      # cd ff++

      # ./configure '-with-suffix=lion' '-without-fltk' '--enable-download' '--enable-optim' 'MPIRUN=/usr/local/bin/mpirun' '--enable-m64' '--without-x' 'CC=/usr/local/bin/gcc' 'CXX=/usr/local/bin/g++' 'F77=/usr/local/bin/gfortran' 'FC=/usr/local/bin/gfortran'  

      # make

      # make

      # make 

      # sudo make install 

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