Arc for Macintosh
Please read the
copyright for Arc.
Arc does not run on a Macintosh as a standard Macintosh program
with System X. Mac users have four choices:
is available for installing Arc on Intel Macs with
system 10.5 or later and X windows.
X windows usually comes with the Mac but may not be installed. Once the package is
downloaded to your desktop, simply double-click on it and follow the
on-screen instructions. Then, after installing Arc, open
an X window and type arc. The interface for Arc is a little different than on other
machines, but the functionality is the same.
If you have
a Windows emulator, or if you have Parallels Desktop on an Intel Mac,
you can install
and run the
Windows version of
Arc on your Mac.
If you have an older Mac with System 9, or an earlier version of
System X that supports "classic" mode, you can use the installer
If you are a brave soul, you may be able to install Arc as a Linux
on your Mac. Here are
Last modified: September 14, 2010.