Using TOTAL on your Apple computer
Using TOTAL on your Apple Computer
Document 1015 | Last updated: 03/16/2022 MJY
TOTAL can only be installed to the Windows operating system. But, if you have the technical expertise, or a great local technician, it's possible to run Windows and TOTAL on a Mac. Older Macs with Intel processors that meet our minimum system requirements are capable of running Windows and TOTAL. Newer Macs with Apple silicon like the M1 chip have gone through varying states of working and not working — regarding Windows and the Windows components needed to run our software.
As the cooperation between Apple silicon, virtual machine software, and Windows isn't something we have control over, we can't recommend Macs with Apple silicon. Instead, we recommend PCs built for Windows that require no emulation or virtual machine software — these setups create the least complicated experience for TOTAL users.
For those that still want to try a virtual machine setup, here are a few things we suggest:
Keep in mind that Titan Reports is our web‑based formfilling solution that can be accessed on any computer via a web browser. So, there's no restrictive software to download or install. You can log in to Titan Reports and work on your reports on a Mac using Safari, Chrome, or Firefox.