The INDI library is an open source project released under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL)
and available from
It is also available as a binary package for all major Linux distributions and you can build it yourself
on OS X as well. Nevertheless, it is not so easy to do and if you don't have necessary
development environment on your Intel Mac you can use our binary package:
download application on disc image to any convenient location, double-click the disc image to mount it,
drag & drop the INDI Server icon to the Applications folder to install the server, the drivers,
the supporting libraries and the server GUI to your machine, open the Applications folder, find and
execute the INDI Server application to start the server,
add, remove or reload any available driver directly from the INDI Server application by clicking
buttons on the bottom side of the window,
use your favorite INDI client, point it to the default INDI port on your server machine and use it as usual,
quit the INDI Server application to stop the server.
This binary package is based on INDI 1.2 r2761 and contains INDI Server GUI with Bonjour support to allow automatic
discovery by INDI clients.