[Chimera-users] Apple M1 chip

163 zjjxjml6226 at 163.com
Mon Feb 1 11:12:27 PST 2021

Hi Tom,
Sorry for that, I mean it is slower, if use chimera in M1 Mac, to open like 3 maps and set step to 1, compared to use chimera in inter Mac.
Still some wonderful tools need to use in chimera, like Animation to make movie, if ChimeraX will also have this function, that will be great!

> 2021年2月1日 上午10:58,Tom Goddard <goddard at sonic.net> 写道:
> Hi ML,
>  We do not have a Chimera version compiled for an Apple M1 processor.  Did you mean Chimera is slow on the M1?  (you said "old version is quite on M1 Mac" seemed to leave out an important word!)  Others have reported the speed of Chimera / ChimeraX on M1 is comparable to Intel processor Macs.
>  Chimera depends on 50 third party packages that would all need to be available for M1 to make a native Chimera version.  We do not plan to attempt that.  Our development work is all on our new program ChimeraX, only critical maintenance is done on Chimera.  At some point in the future we will probably make a native M1 ChimeraX.
> 	Tom
>> On Jan 30, 2021, at 12:02 AM, 163 <zjjxjml6226 at 163.com> wrote:
>> Hi There,
>> Is there a version that is suitable for Apple M1 Mac?
>> I found the old version is quite on M1 Mac.
>> Thanks!
>> ML
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