MAKE iCLONE FOR MAC USERS! MAKE ALL PROGRAMS FOR MAC USERS
This is really bad to find out that I've been working so hard to build my cartoon only to be dismayed my the lack of integrations you have available. This hurts so bad to find out that the programs you use can't be used on Mac OS systems. How is it that you can download Cartoon Animator 4 on Mac systems but you can't download iClone? Not to even think about the linking features that is really resourceful but going to waste when you can't operate from a different computing system. It's 2022, all programs that you are offering should be able to be downloaded on all operating systems.
The short answer is that windows has always been the focus for the team behind Reallusion.
Our company left the windows environment years ago, due to the struggles with never ending updates and instability issues.
Now as owners of licenses for both the Pro and Pipeline versions of CTA 4.5 plus a number of add-on’s I was disappointed but not surprised to see that the new greatly improved version 5 only will be available for Windows.
We are faced with two realistic alternatives:
1) look for another software available for MacOS, for instance MOHO or Create Studio Pro, or
2) Try to run CTA5 through Parallels Desktop (which we already use for other Windows applications).
This not a bug!
iClone is a far more complicated program than Cartoon Animator and porting it to Mac would be a major effort. It would take away from necessary development of the Windows version.
Now that Apple has abandoned Intel and is promoting their own CPU, development would be even more involved. RL would also have to deal with Apple's unreasonable demands software vendors.
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