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This page describes the FreeSWITCH™ installation FreeSWITCH™ installation methods available for macOS 10.12, OS X 10.11, and 10.10the macOS releases below. It is part of the FreeSWITCH™ macOS documentation.
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Testing Status

Info
titleWeekly Testing Suspended Since August 2021

Weekly testing of FreeSwitch Master Development is

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suspended due to build errors since August 1, 2021.

macOS testing is performed on Intel Macs, Apple Silicon testing will begin in the future. FreeSwitch from homebrew provides an Apple Silicon version.

All macOS versions are installed into new volumes with the latest Apple Command Line Tools. Upgraded systems are never used.

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Upgraded macOS or Xcode?
Upgraded systems that originally contained software older than 10.8 Mountain Lion or Xcode 5, will have unresolvable problems.

Prerequisites Previously Installed Differently?

If prerequisites were previously installed using methods other than described here, there may be problems.

 

 

Installation Methods

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April 29, 2017

April 20, 2017
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                                                    macOS FreeSWITCH™ Testing Status

macOS
Xcode
TestedFreeSWITCH™
Version
 V.R.M*Status

Monterey

10.

12.4

Sierra
8.3.2


October 25, 2021

May 19, 2022

1.

6.17+git~20170428 Production

10.7 Current Public Release

1.

9.0+git~20170420 Master Development

Good

Good

  10.11.6 El Capitan7.3.1

May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

1.6.17+git~20170508 Production Release

1.9.0+git~20170510 Master Development

Good

Good

  10.10.5 Yosemite7.2.1

April 29, 2017

April 29, 2017

1.6.17+git~20170428 Production Release

1.9.0+git~20170429 Master Development

Good

Good

 

 

Backup!

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10.8 20220519 Development

Bad #1367#1474#1497

Bad #1474

Big Sur
11.6

November 25, 2021

November 25, 2021

1.10.7 Current Public Release

1.10.8 20211123 Development

Bad #1367#1474#1497

Bad #1474

* Version.Release.Maintenance-Level



History for older releases is at the macOS Archive.

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Installation Methods

FreeSWITCH™ installation on macOS is performed manually, by the macFI installer utility or from Homebrew.

Homebrew Installation

This is the easiest method to install FreeSWITCH™ and is a good way to get the feel of FreeSWITCH with the least time and effort. The disadvantages are that it can only install the current production version and is very limited because additional modules cannot be easily built if they are not part of the default set.

To perform a Homebrew installation use the macOS Homebrew Installation instructions.

Tip

Until further notice, this is the ONLY WAY to install FreeSWITCH on macOS. See Status above.



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.
 

Tip

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



Manual 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, 

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