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DangerousCliff
07-01-2009, 08:17 PM
Just a quick question, thank you for any help.

Will lightwave 8 run on Intel Mac 10.5? and if so, do you recommend it?

Thank you

philstopford
07-01-2009, 08:21 PM
Just a quick question, thank you for any help.

Will lightwave 8 run on Intel Mac 10.5? and if so, do you recommend it?

Thank you

It will run under PowerPC emulation mode. That means it will be around 3 times slower than the UB version of LW 9.6. It's also completely unsupported in this mode - you will not be able to get support from NewTek or any 3rd party plugin developers (due to issues caused by potential quirks in the PowerPC emulation, but which are impossible to debug).

I certainly would not recommend it unless you really have no other choice. Installing BootCamp on the Mac and running the Windows version of 8.5 would be a far more sensible way to go.

DangerousCliff
07-06-2009, 01:53 PM
Thanks for the info, that is very helpful. Basically, basically an agency had a seat of Lightwave 8 they no longer had a use for (they lost their in-house artist) and was trying to trade it to us. Just wanted to know if I would even be able to use it.

Thanks, again!

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