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Volt MX Iris V9 Mac Install Guide (Prerequisites)

This document explains how to install Volt MX Iris and the required software on your Macintosh computer, using an installer program.

Following are the requirements needed to complete the installation process. They include the hardware and software prerequisites required to complete the process.

System Requirements

This section helps you understand the system requirements and necessary software required to install Volt MX Iris.

Software Requirements

Mac OS X 10.9 and above

Hardware Requirements

Component Requirement
Processor x86-64 CPU (64-bit Mac, with an Intel Core i3, Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7, or Xeon processor.)
Note : Volt MX does support MacOS silicon (chipset) that has been applicable from M1 series onwards.
Internal Storage 24 GB
Network Ethernet Port

Download Volt MX Iris

The following section explains the procedure to download Volt MX Iris:

Downloading a trial version

Before downloading the Iris trial version, you must create a Volt MX account. You can go to the Volt MX website and create a new account, or respond to an email invitation from an existing Volt MX user. To create your account, follow these steps:

  1. If you received an invitation email, click Accept Invitation. Otherwise, go to

  2. On the Registration page, provide the required details and click Start Free Trial.

  3. When you receive your registration confirmation email, respond by clicking Activate Account.

  4. On the activation page, name your new account and pick a cloud location. Provide the other required details and click Activate My Account.

Your account is activated. The Iris installer should start downloading automatically. If not, or if you want to download the installer later, follow these steps:

  1. Go to

  2. Type your email address and password, and then click Sign In. The downloads page appears.

  3. Under HCL Volt Iris, click Installer_Apple.

The installer is downloaded to your computer.

Note: You must have administrative rights on your computer to install Volt MX Iris.

Note: When you activate your account, you receive an email with a link to the Foundry console. After you have installed Iris, visit for important information about configuring Iris and Foundry to work together.

Downloading with a Volt MX Account

To download Volt MX Iris on your Mac computer, follow these steps:

  1. Visit
  2. Type your Volt MX account login credentials, and click Sign in. The Manage Cloud page appears.
  3. Under Volt MX, Click the Download button for Mac. The installer is downloaded as a zip file to your computer.