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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™  V.R.M*Status

11.1
Big Sur

December 14, 2020

December 21, 2020

1.10.5 Current Public Release

1.10.6 20201218 Development

Bad Build
See #959

Bad Run
See #961

10.15.7
Catalina

August 18, 2020

January 12, 2021

1.10.5 Current Public Release


1.10.6 20210112
 Development

Bad Build
See #959

Bad Run
See #961

10.14.6
Mojave

August 20, 2020

January 9, 2021

1.10.5 Current Public Release

1.10.6 20210108 Development

Good

Good

* Version.Release.Maintenance-Level



History for older releases is at the macOS Archive.


Installation Methods

FreeSWITCH™ installation on macOS is performed by an installer utility 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 identical functions as a manual installation 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,