macOS support for the full range of functionality offered by the SDK is not yet complete. If you need support for R200 or the ZR300, legacy librealsense offers a subset of SDK functionality.
- Install XCode 6.0+ via the AppStore.
- Install the Homebrew package manager via terminal. See this link for guidance.
- Install the following packages via Homebrew:
brew install libusb pkg-config brew install homebrew/core/glfw3 brew install cmake
librealsense requires CMake version 3.8+ that can be obtained via the official CMake site.
- Generate XCode project:
mkdir build && cd build sudo xcode-select --reset cmake .. -DBUILD_EXAMPLES=true -DBUILD_WITH_OPENMP=false -DHWM_OVER_XU=false -G Xcode
- Open and build the XCode project.