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LightBurn Setup Using LightBurn License - After Your Machine Arrives (Mac)

What you'll need

  • Apple Computer
  • Internet Connection
  • LightBurn Key
  • USB Thumb Drive
  • USB Cable

Software and Driver Installation

Note: Before you begin, turn on the laser.

  1. Go to:
  2. Download LightBurn to your computer. LightBurn will run on MacOS 10.11 or later.
    Mac OSX Version
    Choose Mac OSX Version
  3. Double-click the LightBurn.dmg file to mount the disk image.
    LightBurn.dmg file
    LightBurn.dmg file
  4. Drag the LightBurn application into your applications folder, and then double-click on the LightBurn icon to begin.
    LightBurn app icon
    LightBurn app icon

    📌 Note: If LightBurn will not open because it cannot be verified, perform the following:

    Click Cancel.

    LightBurn cannot be opened warning
    LightBurn cannot be opened warning

    Click on the Apple Logo. Then click on System Preferences.

    Apple logo> System Preferences
    Apple logo > System Preferences

    Click Security & Privacy.

    Security & Privacy icon
    Security & Privacy icon

    Click Open Anyway.

    Open Anyway button
    Click Open Anyway

    Click Open

    Warning window
    Click Open
  5. Copy and paste your LightBurn License Key and then click the Activate License button. Click OK.
    License Page window
    License Page window

Updated on 18 May 2023