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Old 29-12-2014, 19:12   #1
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MacBook Air opencpn

I have a iPhone that I like and it's ease of use.
I've never owned a mac anything before and was wondering if I bought this MacBook Air dose opencpn work just the same as my windows laptop with the usb GPS puck. No dramas..
I work away so I want a super light lappy but I need it for what I love to do when not working.... Thanks in advance



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Old 30-12-2014, 06:50   #2
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Re: MacBook Air opencpn

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Yes, it does. The Mac userbase is much smaller, so it receives less testing there and not all the plugins are available. As a word of advice, even if you install today, prefer the 3.3 beta over 3.2.2 stable as it works much better on a modern Mac and generally is just a couple of weeks from being released as OpenCPN 4.0.

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Re: MacBook Air opencpn

Cheers for the info, I hunted around town yesterday and every shop had no stock of the 256gig hhd MacBook Air. Money was burning a hole in my pocket and I couldn't spend it... Story of my life, nothing is easy.






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Re: MacBook Air opencpn

I run opencpn on a very very old macbook with a gps puck and it works fine, also on a Imac desktop and it works even better. Let me know how you go with the air, I am about to replace the steam driven Macbook with one.
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