Lime Music Notation Software for Macintosh
Lime was written by Lippold Haken and Dorothea Blostein.
These are the machine requirements for running Macintosh Lime:
- Mac OS X.
- OSX 10.4 up to MacOS 10.14, Mojave;  (for earlier systems, 9.03 is required from the archive).
- A MIDI keyboard is recommended (but not essential)
- Lime will NOT work on Mac OSX 10.15 or later because Apple are, unhelpfully, dropping support for 32 bit applications.
To install Lime for Macintosh OS X:
For old Macs go to Lime for Mac OS9, or visit the Archive.
- Download the zip file from: Lime for OS X (Lime916osx.zip, 5615 kbytes).
- Expand the zip file, which will make a folder LimeŠ9.16 with the Lime program, the Lime manual, example pieces, fonts, and so on.
- Read the instructions in the LimeManual file for the rest of the install procedure (typically copying the folder to your applications folder).
- N.B. Lime is not signed for Mountain Lion, or later. You can bypass the initial Gatekeeper check by right clicking on the Lime App and choosing the 'Open' command. Once it has been opened one time, Gatekeeper no longer has any control over it.
On Windows and Mac OSX, Basic Lime may be used free of charge. Donations are welcome and go towards the development of facilities for Low Vision and Blind musicians.
We encourage you to distribute Lime. Please distribute the complete and unaltered Lime folder which you download from here.
There have been 38893 Macintosh Lime downloads from this web site since November 2000.
Send electronic mail to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please Donate to the Development of Lime for the Blind and Partially Sighted, if you use it regularly.
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