Using FAB Subtitler under MAC OS X

FAB Subtitler is a software that requires Windows 10 or higher operating system. However using a special configuration FAB Subtitler can also be run on a MAC OS X operating system.

This special configuration consists of:

  • Parallels Desktop
  • Windows 10 or higher must be installed as a virtual machine under Parallels Desktop
  • FAB Subtitler USB Dongle must be plugged into Mac USB Port and assigned to Windows
  • FAB Subtitler can then be started under virtual Windows within Parallels Desktop

The following configurations were tested to work correctly:

Hardware APPLE MacBook Pro 2020 13” Retina M1 16GB 256GB SSD
Date of test 2022-01-17
Max OS X Version OS X Big Sur 11.6.1
Parallels Desktop Version 17 Standard Edition
Windows version Windows 11 Home 21H2 64 Bit ARM based processor
FAB software version FAB Subtitler 10.51
Hardware Mac Mini 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7, 4GB Memory, Intel HD Graphics 4000
Date of test 2014-09-04
Max OS X Version OS X 10.9.4
Parallels Desktop Version 9.0.24251
Windows version Windows 7 64 Bit SP1
FAB software version FAB Subtitler 7.114