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This page describes FreeSWITCH™ installation methods available for the macOS releases below. It is part of the FreeSWITCH™ macOS documentation.
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Testing Status

Testing is performed using clean installs of macOS onto erased volumes, not upgraded systems.

 

                                                    macOS FreeSWITCH™ Testing Status

macOSTestedFreeSWITCH™ Version/ReleaseStatus

10.13.2 High Sierra

September 25, 2017

December 10, 2017

1.6.19 Current Production

1.9.0+git~20171207 Master Development

Good

Good

10.12.6 Sierra

September 19, 2017

December 10, 2017

1.6.19 Current Production

1.9.0+git~20171207 Master Development

Good

Good

10.11.6 El Capitan

July 25, 2017

December 10, 2017

1.6.19 Current Production

1.9.0+git~20171207 Master Development

Good

Good

 

History for older releases is at the macOS Archive.


Installation Methods

Installation of FreeSWITCH™ on macOS can be performed using the macOS FreeSWITCH™ Installer (macFI), or manually.

macOS FreeSWITCH™ Installer (macFI)

The macOS FreeSWITCH™ Installer is the recommended method because it automates all of the manual steps, providing much simpler and faster installation. Other advantages include renaming existing FreeSWITCH™ directories before installation, and creating installation logs. The macFI information and download is located at macOS macFI Installation.
 

The macOS FreeSWITCH™ Installer performs the identical functions as a manual install with additions such as logging.

Manual Installation

A manual installation requires use of the Terminal application to enter commands to setup directories, install prerequisites and FreeSWITCH™.

To perform a manual installation use the macOS Manual Installation instructions,