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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 7.8.6:

Note: Do not upgrade to CUDA 6.5 or later if you have an older NVIDIA GPU with Compute Capability 1.3 or less. You can check your GPU’s Compute Capability at

  • BOINC on the Mac now supports processing with your graphics card, or GPU. BOINC also


  • OS X 10.4 or later

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3.8 5


Current Version (7.x)


Downloads 26,944
Version Downloads 270
License Free
Date 24 Jan 2018
Platform OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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