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Running RocksmithToTab on the Mac

Mac support has been added in v0.9.6.5. The following information will explain briefly how to get the program running.

Install Mono runtime

Being a C# program, you need to install the Mono runtime environment on your Mac to run RocksmithToTab. You can download it here: http://www.mono-project.com/download/ The Mono MRE package should be sufficient. Download the .pkg file and install it. Verify that it's working by opening a console and typing mono.

Installing and running RocksmithToTab

There is no special Mac package, so just download the current version from the release page: https://github.com/fholger/RocksmithToTab/releases. Unzip the package somewhere convenient, e.g. in your home directory. This will create a RocksmithToTab folder. Navigate to this folder in a console, e.g. cd ~/RocksmithToTab, and then you can execute the program by typing

mono RocksmithToTab.exe

That's it. Be sure to check the readme and the Wiki on the details of using RocksmithToTab. Just remember that you always have to prefix any command with mono. That's all there is to it. For example, if you want to convert all the on-disc songs of Rocksmith 2014, here's what to type:

mono RocksmithToTab.exe ~/Library/Application\ Support/Steam/SteamApps/common/Rocksmith2014/songs.psarc

To get the DLC is just:

mono RocksmithToTab.exe ~/Library/Application\ Support/Steam/SteamApps/common/Rocksmith2014/dlc/*.psarc