[Maxima] Maxima for Mac
alexanderk.hansen at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 08:31:54 CST 2009
Wolfgang Lindner wrote:
> dear Maximators,
> I and my students are happy using Maxima 4 Windows - some with wxMaxima as
> GUI (because it has look and feel like Maple), some with EULER (Math
> Toolbox) as GUI (because it has look, feel and language like MatLAB and has
> a brandnew pure Maxima mode) ..
> But now some new students are using Mac OS. So:
> - is there a Maxima version for the Mac?
- Exists an 'EXE'-like-Installer for Mac?
> - What to do to have Maxima running on the Mac?
> - Where to find it for download?
If you want to do it yourself, there are instructions at
Otherwise, Macports ( http://www.macports.org/ ) and Fink (
http://www.finkproject.org ) provide tools to install and update the
relevant packages mostly automatically. They _don't_ provide binaries,
however. (I'm the maintainer for the Fink maxima stuff, and there
_are_ binaries that are built via Fink but distributed at sites not
under the project's aegis, but that's beyond the scope of this discussion).
> Any hints are very welcome.
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