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Lego Mindstorms Ev3 home edition on Mac OS Mojave bug - bricks sometimes go blank

I contacted Lego support and they got back to me with a fix, which worked great. It also has greatly improved the performance of the application. For this issue fix, please install Mono for Mac OS ...
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Will the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software run on macOS 10.15 Catalina

I just updated to Catalina Beta 10.15 and as expected, the software no longer starts. The same happens with both the Home and the Education version. Source: https://education.lego.com/en-us/support/...
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Does LEGO no longer support NXT 2.0 at all?

LEGO officially stopped supporting NXT in 2015, however, as of 2019, the original NXT programming software is still available on the official LEGO MINDSTORMS web page. The original NXT programming ...
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Is the LEGO Mindstorms Education (not Home, not Scratch based) Edition for Mac OS gone?

It looks like LEGO have indeed completely pulled the previous version. According to the announcement last year (emphasis added): Mac Catalina Issues […] We have therefore decided to replace the ...
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Does LEGO no longer support NXT 2.0 at all?

The NXT is no longer for sale by Lego, and I don't think they offer technical support for the NXT platform anymore. However, the EV3 software does support NXT. If you can't connect the software to the ...
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Does the Mindstorms EV3 software work on macOS Sierra?

I have a Mac Mini with macOS Sierra, and the LEGO software works on it for me.
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Will the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software run on macOS 10.15 Catalina

In the meantime you could use the early release of the new version, made available for the home edition of the EV3.
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Port problem? Mindstorms EV3 brick doesn't detect sensor blocks

Welcome Violetta. The EV3 Brick has a total of 8 ports - 4 output ports on one side labeled A-D, used for driving motors, and 4 input ports on the other side of the brick labeled 1-4, used for getting ...
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How can I upload .ev3 files to my brick under macOS Catalina

The only way to compile a .ev3 file to a .rbf file is with the "EV3 Lab" software that is not compatible with macOS 10.15 Catalina. So your options are: Run Windows or an older version of macOS in a ...
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Am I able to use the Chrome version of the Mindstorm software on a Windows/Mac laptop?

LEGO Education has a new programming software called EV3 Classroom that will work on Windows, Mac and Chromebooks that can run Android apps. This is probably the best option for the devices listed but ...
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Trouble connecting NXT 2.0 block to Mindstorms Home EV3 software on Mac

The "new" Scratch-based LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software products don't support NXT. This includes "MINDSTORMS Home" and "EV3 Classroom". The "old" LabView-based ...
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How to get leJOS to run on macOS Sierra

I've managed to get leJOS working on macOS Sierra, minus Bluetooth support. Bluetooth support is officially broken and has been for a while. There also hasn't been a new release in years, so a fix ...
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Does the Mindstorms EV3 software work on macOS Sierra?

FWIW, LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Home Edition was crashing on startup (latest Mac OS X Sierra du jour: 10.12.6 16G1113) — presumably (from callisto's answer) because my installed version of Mono was too ...
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Lego Mindstorms Ev3 home edition on Mac OS Mojave bug - bricks sometimes go blank

I've installed silverlight as mentioned from this page: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/7431216 experienced the same problem. Updating Silverlight to the most current version 5.1.41212.0 solved ...
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Lego Mindstorms education NXT 9797 software for a MacBook Air

You can download software for programming the LEGO Mindstorms NXT robots on macOS directly from the LEGO Mindstorms website. The software is packaged in an ISO image, and there are instructions for ...
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How to get leJOS to run on macOS Sierra

The one thing I needed to change to make the above solution work was this: LEJOS_NXT_JAVA_HOME="/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home" I hope this can be of help to someone. Wim
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Does the Mindstorms EV3 software work on macOS Sierra?

Beware though. If you install Xamarin on your OSX machine, it will grab the latest Mono framework which is NOT compatible with the EV3 software (I don't recall which MONO version is used by EV3 ...
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EV3 Device Manager ghost on my mac - how to remove?

On Mac, the EV3 Device Manager program is located at /Library/EV3 Device Manager. This directory contains an uninstaller. You can run it from a terminal window like this: /Library/EV3 Device Manager/...
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Does LEGO no longer support NXT 2.0 at all?

EV3 Classroom is supposed to work with the NXT brick. https://education.lego.com/en-us/downloads/mindstorms-ev3/software
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Where do I get PDF instructions for LEGO builds that were only in software, like NXT as of 2019?

The NXT 2.0 software can be found at https://www.lego.com/nl-nl/themes/mindstorms/downloads although it won't install. But if you already have the software installed and it stopped working you can ...
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Lego Digital Designer on OS X El Capitan?

You can install WINE to run LDD for Windows.
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