Installation Instructions
Follow the procedures below to install nControl on your prefered operation system:



Windows
Use the following procedure to install nControl on a Windows computer:
  • Start by downloading the installation archive from our download page.
  • Open a file explorer window and go to the downloads folder.
  • Windows SmartScreen might prevent you from running the nControl installer and show you the following window:
  • To continue, click on More info. You will get the window below:
  • Click on the Run anyway button to launch the installer. If you still cannot launch the installer try this procedure.
  • Click the Yes button on the User Account Control window.
  • Follow the step of the installer until nControl is installed.
  • You can now launch nControl by double clicking on the icon on your desktop.


macOS
Use the following procedure to install nControl on your Mac:
  • Start by downloading the installation archive from our download page.
  • Click on the Downloads icon in the Dock and select the nControl-installer-2017-3.pkg package.
  • Depending on your security preferences you might get the follow message:
  • Go to the apple menu and select System Preferences.
  • Open the Security & Privacy settings.
  • Click on the lock, select Anywhere and close the Security & Privacy window.
  • Go back the Downloads in the Dock and reopen the nControl-installer-2017-3.pkg package.
  • Follow the step of the installer until nControl is installed.
  • To launch nControl, go to the Applications window and click on the nControl icon.
If you want to use 4DBrix controllers, you also need to install the driver.
  • Start by downloading the driver from the 4DBrix download page. You can find the driver at the bottom of the page in the section 'Driver for 4DBrix Controllers'.
  • Open the installation package. Depending on your security preferences you might get the follow message:
  • If you get the security message, to the apple menu and select System Preferences.
  • Open the Security & Privacy settings.
  • Click on the lock, select Anywhere and close the Security & Privacy window.
  • Go back the Downloads in the Dock and reopen the CH34x_Install_V1.3.pkg package.
  • Follow the instruction to install the driver. When the driver is installed you will be asked to restart.


Raspbian
Use the following procedure to install nControl on your Raspberry Pi:
  • Start by downloading the installation archive from our download page.
  • Open a file manager window by clicking on the file manager icon in the menu bar.
  • Go to the /home/pi/Downloads folder.
  • Select the nControl-2017.3.tar.gz file and copy it by selecting Edit > Copy in the main menu.
  • Go to the /home/pi folder and paste the nControl-2017.3.tag.gz archive by selecting Edit > Paste in the main menu.
  • Open a new terminal window by clicking on the terminal icon in the menu bar.
  • Verify that you are int he /home/pi folder with the command pwd
  • In case you're not in the /home/pi folder execute the command cd /home/pi
  • Extract the tar archive with the command tar -xzvf nControl-2017-3.tar.gz
  • You can close the terminal. You can also go back to the file manager and delete the nControl-2017-3.tar.gz archive.
  • nControl is now installed, to launch it simply double click on the nControl icon on your desktop.