Supported Platforms

Supported Platforms

CPN Tools is a Windows program. We support 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows 7 and Windows 8. Windows Vista and Windows XP are not supported, but CPN Tools often runs on those versions. The CPN simulator also runs on Linux and Mac OS X. The Linux version is unsupported as we do not have any internal users running Linux only. The Mac OS […]

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Why is there no Mac OS/Linux version of CPN Tools?

Why is there no Mac OS/Linux version of CPN Tools?

CPN Tools is written in Beta, a object oriented language developed at Aarhus University and University of Oslo. The language is no longer actively maintained (though a variant, GBeta is getting more maintenance love). This means there is no way to reliably compile CPN Tools on Linux and Mac OS X. We used to have a Linux version of CPN Tools, but the performance was […]

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Can I run CPN Tools on my Mac/Linux?

Can I run CPN Tools on my Mac/Linux?

With the advent of Intel-powered Macs, virtualization solutions exist for running Windows in a virtual machine under Mac OS X 10.4 and newer on Intel Macs. CPN Tools can be brought to run in this environment with reasonable performance for day-to-day use. The way I use is to run CPN Tools under Windows under either Parallels Desktop (www.parallels.com) or VMWare Fusion (www.vmware.com). You may also […]

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Can CPN Tools open models from Design/CPN?

Can CPN Tools open models from Design/CPN?

CPN Tools cannot open models that were created by Design/CPN, but all models that are created in Design/CPN can be transferred to CPN Tools by following these steps: Save a Design/CPN model in XML format. Convert the XML file generated by Design/CPN to the XML format for CPN Tools. Load the file generated by the converter in to CPN Tools. Each of these steps are […]

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