Indigo On Mac

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Indigo On Mac

Post by nakile » Thu Apr 26, 2007 4:41 pm

I know it's been talked about before, but I'd like to see some native Mac support now more then ever.

Especially with these new eight core Mac Pro workstations. Imagine the render time on one of those! A clean looking outdoor scene in two hours?

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Post by fused » Thu Apr 26, 2007 7:29 pm

Yes that would be great!

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Post by OnoSendai » Thu Apr 26, 2007 7:59 pm

Haha yes, but who can afford one of those?

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Post by joegiampaoli » Thu Apr 26, 2007 9:45 pm

OnoSendai wrote:Haha yes, but who can afford one of those?
Not me.... :cry:
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Post by dougal2 » Thu Apr 26, 2007 10:49 pm

ffs this is just getting silly - i'm starting to feel that my Athlon64 3500+ (single core) is inadequate :( :( :( :( :(

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Post by CTZn » Thu Apr 26, 2007 11:10 pm

dougal2 wrote:ffs this is just getting silly - i'm starting to feel that my Athlon64 3500+ (single core) is inadequate :( :( :( :( :(
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Post by Deus » Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:01 am

Ono get cygwin and make indigo with it on a windows machine. Then when you get that to build just get an old cheap mac to make releases.

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Post by joegiampaoli » Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:26 am

Nah, you can just download VirtualBox for free and emulate a MAC OS

http://www.virtualbox.org/
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Post by dougal2 » Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:38 am

joegiampaoli wrote:Nah, you can just download VirtualBox for free and emulate a MAC OS

http://www.virtualbox.org/
except that it doesn't seem to support Mac OS

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Post by eman7613 » Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:43 am

Deus wrote:Ono get cygwin and make indigo with it on a windows machine. Then when you get that to build just get an old cheap mac to make releases.

/ D

as much as i love macs and have one myself.... that was an incredibly oxymoronic statment ;p :lol: :twisted: :lol: :twisted:
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Post by joegiampaoli » Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:44 am

Ah yes of course :)

Got confused with another emulator. There is one though that does support MacOS but I just don't remember where its at.... but not VMWare, it's another emulator... If I remember or find it I'll post it somewhere
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Post by zsouthboy » Fri Apr 27, 2007 10:53 am

Psst

With the same exact hardware:

In order of best performance for rendering:

1)Linux
2)Windows
3)OSX

If you want octo-core loving, you don't have to pay the extra to buy a mac version - it's the same thing.

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Post by IanT » Fri Apr 27, 2007 12:03 pm

zsouthboy wrote:Psst

With the same exact hardware:

In order of best performance for rendering:

1)Linux
2)Windows
3)OSX

If you want octo-core loving, you don't have to pay the extra to buy a mac version - it's the same thing.
Interesting (though the top placed is predictable). Which renderer?

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Post by zsouthboy » Fri Apr 27, 2007 1:05 pm

I haven't checked OSX *personally* with indigo but indigo is faster in linux (yes, even with WINE in there) than windows.

Blender is noted to follow the same results - it's slowest on OSX out of the three. (Going by user reports, usually they're comparing optimized builds)

Eventually i'll pick up a mac mini (see, the ONLY mac that's worth it - you can't get the same thing on the pc side) and i'll test it out myself :)

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Post by Deus » Fri Apr 27, 2007 11:03 pm

southboy what does that have to do with anything? Thats a pretty subjective matter and has nothing to do with the topic

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