macOS® Installation

The minimum supported version of the Mac operating system is 10.11.x.

CUDA driver 9.1 or higher is required for CUDA support on the following:

For a complete list of Mac-compatible CUDA drivers, please refer and download from

After ensuring that the appropriate CUDA driver has been installed, and run the OctaneRender® SE .dmg installer and enter the necessary User ID and Password. For more information about the User ID and Password, refer to the section on Authentication and Internet Access in this manual.

The Standalone Edition can have its own folder which can be placed in the standard applications folder or elsewhere. The installer takes care of placing the information needed by plugins to another folder in the Library directory which is hidden by Macintosh operating system by default.