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Linux installs on Mac for Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate?

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08-27-2012 10:34 AM

Hi, Thanks for any time and help on this.

 

Using X11 and Fink (http://ashu-geek.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-to-install-linux-applications-in.html ), it appears to be possible to install Linux programs on a Mac.

 

Purchasing the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate seems to include the install and use of Maya, 3ds Max, Softimage, Mudbox, SketchBook Designer, etc. 

 

On the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate Subscription, when downloading from the Subscription Downloads, for the 'Platform'  "Mac 64," the only programs for download are;

 

   Autodesk SketchBook Designer English, French, German, Japanese 2013 Mac 64 

   Autodesk Maya English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese 2013 Mac 64
   Autodesk Mudbox English, French, German, Japanese 2013 Mac 64

 

Are those the only installs available for the Mac with the purchase of the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate, or are the Linux 64 programs also intended for install and use on the Mac?

 

Additional Linux programs listed;

 

   Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate English 2013 Linux 64

   Autodesk Softimage English 2013 Linux 64

   Autodesk Maya Entertainment Creation Suite Standard English 2013 Linux 64

 

Thank you again, any help on this is sincerely appreciated :smileyhappy: .

 

All my best, 

 

Josh Purple

My Thanks to Autodesk Support!  Very fast response, and answered my question completely.

All my best to Autodesk Support :smileyhappy:

 

(note:  When downloading from Subscription, don't forget to check the downloads for "Extras"

-a small somewhat greyed-out tab ).

 

Here is the response from Autodesk Support;

========================================================

 

Subject: Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate installs on Mac 64
customersupport@autodesk.com
 
 
to jpurple
 
 
Autodesk, Inc.

Dear Josh Purple, 

Thank you for contacting Autodesk. The Linux downloads are not intended for Mac operating systems. Unfortunately, we do not have an Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite or Autodesk Softimage available in a Mac version. 

 

The Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite has products that are Mac compatible, however not all products within the suite are Mac compatible. But, all products are Windows compatible. Only the following products within the suite are Mac compatible:

 

Maya® 2013

Mudbox® 2013

SketchBook® Designer 2013

 

For more information on Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite, please review the FAQ by clicking here

 

If there is anything further that we can assist you with, please contact our Customer care Department by replying to this e-mail.


Best regards,


Global Customer Service & Operations

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Re: Linux installs on Mac for Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate?

08-27-2012 03:26 PM in reply to: joshpurple

My Thanks to Autodesk Support!  Very fast response, and answered my question completely.

All my best to Autodesk Support :smileyhappy:

 

(note:  When downloading from Subscription, don't forget to check the downloads for "Extras"

-a small somewhat greyed-out tab ).

 

Here is the response from Autodesk Support;

========================================================

 

Subject: Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate installs on Mac 64
customersupport@autodesk.com
 
 
to jpurple
 
 
Autodesk, Inc.

Dear Josh Purple, 

Thank you for contacting Autodesk. The Linux downloads are not intended for Mac operating systems. Unfortunately, we do not have an Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite or Autodesk Softimage available in a Mac version. 

 

The Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite has products that are Mac compatible, however not all products within the suite are Mac compatible. But, all products are Windows compatible. Only the following products within the suite are Mac compatible:

 

Maya® 2013

Mudbox® 2013

SketchBook® Designer 2013

 

For more information on Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite, please review the FAQ by clicking here

 

If there is anything further that we can assist you with, please contact our Customer care Department by replying to this e-mail.


Best regards,


Global Customer Service & Operations

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