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Posted · Cura 4.8.0 on M1 Apple Silicon Mac

I love Cura overall, great software, I have recently needed to upgrade to M1 Mac as my last laptop died. I seem to be having a bunch of issues previewing models if they are even a little complicated and if they are moderately complex or worse they will crash the entire application. I know there likely won't be many M1 users for Cura but if there is a beta program I could participate in that'd be awesome, otherwise I am excited for when there is eventually an ARM compatible version available.

 

If anyone has any suggestions on how I can get it to run better (Like using Crossover and the Windows version of the software) I would be happy to try any suggestions. Otherwise I might load up Ubuntu on a Raspberry Pi 4b and give that a test run!

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    Posted · Cura 4.8.0 on M1 Apple Silicon Mac

    We use Qt as our graphical framework, but the vesion that we are currently on does not support the M1 architecture. We have been  bit slow in updating this, since it would also mean that we won't support older versions of osx. I'm not quite sure when we will make the switch, but I don't expect it to take a super long time.

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