Installation on a Mac / Apple or ChromeOS computer

Product(s): WaterCAD, WaterGEMS, HAMMER, StormCAD, SewerCAD, SewerGEMS, CivilStorm, PondPack, CulvertMaster, FlowMaster
Version(s): V8i, CONNECT Edition
Area: Installation

Problem

Can Bentley's OpenFlows products (above) be installed on a Mac / Apple computer, or on ChromeOS (such as a Chromebook)?

Solution

Per the system requirements, Bentley's OpenFlows products only support the Windows Operating System. One possible option would be to use Windows virtualization, if available. For example for a Mac / Apple computer, you may be able to do it with virtualization software like Parallels or VMWare Fusion. An internet search on 'windows on a mac' can be used for more details. For ChromeOS, you might consider looking for a virtualization ChromeOS App like Citrix Workspace, though we do not officially test or support this workflow. 

If you're only interested in viewing model results, you can export to i-model or Bentley Map Mobile format. See more resources below.

See Also

Forum Thread - V8i compatibility with Parallels on Mac

Bentley Map Mobile

Navigator Mobile

What is an i-model and why does it show as a prerequisite? How do I publish an i-model?

Using OpenFlows products with Citrix or other Virtualized environments

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