This page describes the FreeSWITCH™ installation FreeSWITCH™ installation methods available for the macOS 10.12, OS X 10.11, and 10.10. releases below. It is part of the FreeSWITCH™ macOS documentation.
Testing is performed using clean installs of macOS onto erased volumes, not upgraded systems.
Upgraded macOS or Xcode?
Prerequisites Previously Installed Differently?
If prerequisites were previously installed using methods other than described here, there may be problems.
History for older releases is at the macOS Archive.
macOS FreeSWITCH™ Installer (macFI)
The macOS FreeSWITCH™ Installer is the recommended method since it simplifies installation by automating because it automates all of the manual steps. Aside from being much faster, other advantages , 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.
A manual installation involves downloading and installing Xcode, prerequisites and FreeSWITCH™ by entering commands into the Terminal applicationrequires 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,