JW Scheduler for MAC

JW Scheduler can be installed on Apple Mac, and there are currently over a thousand brothers using JW Scheduler on an Apple Mac. If you own an Apple Mac, you too can benefit from JW Scheduler.

Install JW Scheduler on new Apple M1 chips

Install JW Scheduler on Apple macOS

Other Options

JW Scheduler Native macOS Version

Install JW Scheduler on new Apple M1 chips

We have received reports that JW Scheduler does work on the new Apple M1 chips, using the following method:

  1. Install Parallels Desktop for Mac with Apple M1 chip from the Parallels website
  2. Install Windows 11 ARM version (Windows 10 ARM version should also work)
  3. Install JW Scheduler as normal

Please see How to run Windows for ARM on M1 Macs using Parallels 16 Technical Preview for more information.

Install JW Scheduler on Apple macOS

The 3 most common ways to install JW Scheduler on macOS are:
  1. Boot Camp,
  2. VirtualBox, or
  3. Parallels Desktop

Install JW Scheduler using Boot Camp

  • Note: Boot Camp is a free software application provided by Apple.
  1. Visit http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO and download a Windows 10 ISO file.
    • Note: There is no cost to download and use a Windows 10 ISO file.
  2. Follow the instructions Install Windows 10 on your Mac with Boot Camp Assistant
  1. Boot up Windows 10 on your Mac
  2. Visit JWScheduler.com and download JW Scheduler
  3. Install JW Scheduler
  4. Get Started with JW Scheduler

Install JW Scheduler using VirtualBox

  • Note: VirtualBox is a free software application provided by virtualbox.org
  1. Visit http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO and download a Windows 10 ISO file.
    • Note: There is no cost to download and use a Windows 10 ISO file.
  2. Follow the instructions Install Windows 10 on mac using VirtualBox
  1. Boot up Windows 10 on your Mac
  2. Visit JWScheduler.com and download JW Scheduler
  3. Install JW Scheduler
  4. Get Started with JW Scheduler

Install JW Scheduler using Parallels Desktop

  • Note: Parallels Desktop is a commercial software application provided by Parallels
  1. Visit http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO and download a Windows 10 ISO file.
    • Note: There is no cost to download a Windows 10 ISO file.
  2. Download Parallels Desktop
  3. Follow the instructions Getting Started with Parallels
    • Note: If you need further assistance installing Windows 10 with Boot Camp:
      • Please ask a local brother who is good with computers to help
  1. Boot up Windows 10 on your Mac
  2. Visit JWScheduler.com and download JW Scheduler
  3. Install JW Scheduler
  4. Get Started with JW Scheduler

Other Options

If all of the above options do not work or are not suitable, there are several other options for using JW Scheduler:

  1. Purchase a cheap Windows computer. A cheap laptop can be purchased for only around $200. It would not be unreasonable to make such a purchase for congregation matters.
  2. Use WINE or Wine Bottler to run JW Scheduler.
  3. Use an online Windows 10 Virtual Machine, e.g. Microsoft Azure

JW Scheduler Native macOS Version

There is currently no native macOS version of JW Scheduler. Please use one of the options above for running JW Scheduler on macOS.

However we are pleased to announce that we have started developing a native macOS version of JW Scheduler!

Due to the large time and expense involved, this will likely be ready in 2023.

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