Step 1 – Finding The Installer
The first thing you will need to do is download the latest Galileo installation package. This can be done by visiting the latest release knowledge base article and choosing the macOS downloadable installer. By default your web browser will store the downloaded file [A] in your local user’s Download folder.
You should navigate to that folder, and double click on the installation package.
Step 2 - The Installation Process
Upon starting the installation process, you will be greeted with an step-by-step guide. Click Continue [B] to start the process. Galileo requires that Mono be installed on your computer before Galileo can run. It can be downloaded directly from the Mono Project. Once you have confirmed that you have Mono installed, click Continue [C] to proceed. You will then be presented with the End User License Agreement. We highly recommend that you read through the agreement. Click Continue [D] followed by Agree [E] to confirm your acceptance of the terms included in the End User License Agreement. The guided process is now ready to install Galileo, click Install [F] to start the installation.
During the installation process you may be prompted for your username/password as the installer attempts to copy Galileo to your Applications folder. Once Galileo has finished being installed, you will be presented with an option to Close [G] the installer.
Step 3 – Activation
To activate Galileo, simply select the Activate menu option and enter the product key [H] which was emailed to you during the purchase process. Pressing Activate [I] will contact the licensing servers and validate your installation.
Both activation and configuration of default process options can be set via command line options. This is a little trickier on macOS as the executable is buried in the application bundle. This feature is implemented to support IT deployments of Galileo, and typically of no use to the end user.