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OCAD 11 endorses the Macintosh

OCAD 11 and the Mac

MacBook Air
MacBook Air

The 1st October missive from OCAD AG says

OCAD is Windows Software, but with the help of VMWare Fusion, Parallels Desktop or Virtual Box, you can run it seamlessly on the Mac. We have tested on Mac OSX with VMWare Fusion and Virtual Box.

More details on the OCAD AG wiki:

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OCAD for Mac or Linux

A qualified Yes

On the orienteering Attackpoint forum, search OCAD Mac Linux for the latest.


OCAD does run on Intel Macs with appropriate middleware such as Virtual PC or Parallels Desktop. For middleware discussion, read this Attackpoint forum article.


OCAD seems to run just acceptably for some users according to the Attackpoint forum contributors. It would pay to monitor this forum to see if anyone reports a trouble free operation with certain middleware.