If you are considering a Silhouette craft cutter for your home and you are a Mac user, you are in luck! Silhouette Studio design software is compatible with Mac computers (iMac, Mac Pro, MacBook and Mac Mini) that meet these minimum requirements:
If your Mac computer meets these requirements, you can download and install the latest version of Silhouette Studio and its paid upgraded versions.
What are the Mac requirements for Cricut Design Space?
If you are a Mac user considering a Cricut Machine, these are the system requirements needed to install Cricut Design Space. Currently, no other 3rd party software like Sure Cuts a Lot or Adobe Illustrator plugin will operate a Cricut machine, so your Mac must meet these requirements to install Design Space and operate the Cricut Craft Cutter.
What are the Mac requirements for Brother Canvas Workspace?
Canvas Workspace from Brother offers users two options: you can either use it online for basic functions or download it and use it on your desktop to take advantage of enhance features.
Brother doesn’t go into great detail regarding system requirements for the desktop version of Canvas Workspace (v2.5.0), except to say that it works on the following versions of MacOSX:
The downloaded file is 51.89 MB and the installed app takes up 108MB of disk space.
All of these design and cut software platforms will work on the latest version of Mac OSX, but if you have an older machine with an older operating system version, make sure you try to download and install the software before you buy a cutting machine.
There are many great features that Mac users might want to research before buying a new craft cutter. To help you out, we’ve created a comprehensive resource for Macophiles – read our review: What is the Best Mac Compatible vinyl cutter for our top picks for home crafting and small business cutting machines.