Supported Mac OSX Operating Systems
The latest CASA 5.7/6.1 release is available!
CASA is releasing version 6.1.0 (Python 3) and CASA 5.7.0 (Python 2) simultaneously. The task and tools functionality of CASA 6.1 and 5.7 are scientifically equivalent, but CASA 6.1 can optionally be downloaded through pip-install on Linux. When using the tar-file distribution (with Python environment included) from the download below, either of the two CASA versions should run on the supported Mac OSs.
CASA 5.7/6.1 is supported on the following Mac operating systems:
Only the Mac OSX versions listed above are officially supported by CASA, because these we run regular tests on. In addition, the CASA team supports LINUX RedHat.
- OSX 10.15 (Catalina)
- OSX 10.14 (Mojave)
The Release Notes and Known Issues of the 5.7/6.1 release are available in
Detailed instructions on how to install CASA, both regarding the downloadable tar-file and pip-wheel installation for CASA 6, can be found on the Installation pages of CASA Docs
OS X users should be aware that it may be necessary to temporarily
bypass Apple's Gatekeeper security system to run CASA for the
first time after downloading it. This can be done by using
"Ctrl+click" on the downloaded application file and selecting "Open"
from the contextual
menu. Details can be found here.
Older Mac Releases
10.14 (CASA 5.5-5.7)
10.13 (CASA 5.3-5.6.0)
10.12 (CASA 5.0-5.4.2)
10.11 (CASA 4.6-5.1.2)
10.10 (CASA 4.4 - 4.7)
10.9 (CASA 4.4 - 4.5)
MacOS 10.8 (4.3); OSX 10.8 (<=4.2.2)
Mac Pipeline Releases (5.6+):
CASA 5.6.1 (MacOS 10.15 - MacOS 10.14 - MacOS 10.13)
Release information for previous casa versions can be found in