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BOINC is a program that lets you donate your idle computer time to science projects like SETI@home,, Rosetta@home, World Community Grid, and many others.

After installing BOINC on your computer, you can connect it to as many of these projects as you like. Use the idle time on your computer to cure diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, and do many other types of scientific research. It's safe, secure, and easy.

Although BOINC supports 64-bit Intel project applications on OS X 10.5.0 and above, the only part of the BOINC

What's New

Version 7.8.2:
  • Added VirtualBox 5.1.26 for compatibility with Windows 10
  • Don't crash Manager if GUI RPC returns empty reply
  • Mac installer and uninstaller changes
  • Newly translated localization files
  • Updated to OpenSSL 1.1.0, c-Ares 1.11.0 and LibCurl? 7.50.1
  • Fix corruption of large downloads in docker/VirtualBox containers
  • Fixed delay on Windows


  • OS X 10.4 or later

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Current Version (7.x)


Downloads 25,874
Version Downloads 58
License Free
Date 15 Sep 2017
Platform OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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