Operating System Support Plans
For versions distributed in 2017, McIDAS-X is supported on systems running Apple Mac OS X,
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise with Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications or Red Hat
Linux. The section below lists the 2017 operating system support plans for each vendor
supported by McIDAS User Services. Please check the plans for your current operating
system(s) and contact the
Help Desk if you have any questions or concerns about the plans.
Refer to the current Supported
System Configurations list for the currently supported
platforms and versions.
Support Mac OS X 10.10 and 10.11.
We will evaluate 10.12 when it's supported at the
University of Wisconsin SSEC, and sunset support for 10.10 when 10.12 is added.
Continuing support of Windows 7 Enterprise with Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA).
We have no plans to support McIDAS-X on Windows 8. We will evaluate Windows 10 when it's supported at the University
of Wisconsin SSEC.
Vendor: Red Hat
Continuing support of 6.x Intel and 7.x Intel.
Historical Note: McIDAS-X is no longer supported on IRIX, AIX, HP-UX,
Windows XP or Solaris systems. It was last supported on IRIX in McIDAS-X 2010.1, AIX in McIDAS-X 2011.1,
HP-UX and Windows XP in McIDAS-X 2012.2, Solaris x86 in McIDAS-X 2015.1, and Solaris SPARC in