Building on Mac OS/X

The Mac build of Fractorium is supported on the following versions of the operating system:

Sierra
El Capitan
Yosemite
Mavericks

Tools

Development Environments

Install:

Xcode from the App Store

homebrew

Qt 5.4.2 (Note, newer versions of Qt up to and including 5.8 have a bug with drawing OpenGL lines)

git

brew install git

Prerequisites

brew install tbb glm jpeg libpng glib libxml2 openexr

Add the Qt bin folder to PATH to make qmake available. In ~/.bash_profile or ~/.bashrc:

PATH=/usr/local/opt/qt5/bin:$PATH
export PATH

Obtaining Source

git clone https://mfeemster@bitbucket.org/mfeemster/fractorium.git

Building

cd fractorium
qmake main.pro CONFIG+=release
make

Or open main.pro in Qt Creator, select release and build all.

Creating the App Bundle

To create Fractorium.app and the installer Fractorium.dmg:

cd fractorium
cd archive
./build.sh

Running

cd bin/release
./fractorium

Installing

Open Fractorium.dmg and copy Fractorium.app to /Applications.