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titleArchived Obsolete - No Longer Maintained

As of December 31, 2018, FreeSWITCH will no is longer be tested on OS X El Capitan. Apple dropped support and no longer issues security patches. Also, Homebrew no longer officially supports El Capitan.

FreeSWITCH installed and worked fine on El Capitan as of the dates below. To install, follow the manual installation instructions.




                                                   OS X FreeSWITCH™ Testing History

ReleaseTestedFreeSWITCH™ VersionStatus

10.11.6 El Capitan

September 27December 31, 2018October 27

December 31, 2018

1.8.2 Current Public 4 Current Public Release

1.9.0+git~20181022 git~20181227 Master Development

GoodBad - See below*


 *Fixed in 1.8.4 branch, and will be fixed in 1.8.5 but no testing will be done.

Download Xcode (No Longer Required as of December 2017)

Xcode takes a while to download and is placed into the Applications folder (/Applications directory) with the Command Line Tools in /Applications/

This Xcode Download requires you to sign in with your Apple ID and agree to the Software Agreement:
El Capitan 10.11:  download and install Xcode 7.3.1 from Xcode 7.3.1 Download then start Xcode.  NOTE: Xcode 8 CANNOT be used. See FS-9521.