- If you already have a MotionGenesis folder (e.g., in /Applications), rename it to MotionGenesisBackup.
Otherwise, the new installation will OVERWRITE all YOUR files in the MotionGenesis folder.
- To plot from within MotionGenesis, you may need to download/install Oracle's Java JDK (not JRE).
To plot, you may also need to download/install Quartz X11, then logout, then re-login.
- Download UnzipMotionGenesisMacintoshToApplicationsFolder.zip
- Double-click on UnzipMotionGenesisMacintoshToApplicationsFolder.zip
The folder MotionGenesis should appear.
- Drag/move the MotionGenesis folder to your computer's Applications folder.
- On your computer, change to the MotionGenesis folder.
Double-click on MotionGenesisStartHere to start in demo mode.
Click here if you encounter "damaged file" or "cannot open" message.
- Software license problems ? (if not skip this item)
- A. Ensure the MotionGenesis USER is the person logged into the computer.
Note: MotionGenesis™ Kane is usually licensed to a single user.
- B. The license agreement should appear. Type Y (YES) if you agree.
- C. Answer the question: "Have you purchased and are you ready to request a license? (Y/N):"
If this question does not appear, type ComputerID at the MotionGenesis command prompt.
- D. Enter a single letter (a-f) for license version and a number (e.g., 1 or 2) for license duration.
- E. Enter your name and organization/school.
- F. Use your mouse to HIGHLIGHT the on-screen MG-computer ID.
- H. Press Ctrl-C to copy the MG-computer ID to the computer's clipboard.
- I. Paste the MG-computer ID into an e-mail to MotionGenesis (e.g., use Ctrl-V to paste).
- J. Within a few days, receive an e-mail from MotionGenesis with an attached file MGLicense.txt.
If not, resend your e-mail license request to MotionGenesis .
- K. Move the file MGLicense.txt to your computer's MotionGenesis folder.
- L. Redo steps #6, #7, and #8A above.
- M. If any on-screen licensing error messages appear, please send them to MotionGenesis .
- To quit, type exit at the MotionGenesis™ Kane line prompt.
- Do some of the two minute Get-Started exercises.