Strata Design 3D CX for Mac – Public Beta – Latest Version

• The latest version is 8.64 (build 219) •

Strata Design 3D CX / Platform: Mac OS X

This post details the updates and features of the latest/current release of the public beta for Mac and provides information about how you can download and use this beta.


To get the latest beta you can go to your account on and find the product and download link, or use the email receipt from the first time you downloaded the beta and use that download link (search for subject “Strata Purchase Receipt” in your email), or you can go back to the beta page and use the buttons on that page to get a new email receipt and order number – it’s up to you. Additional instructions about how to install the beta, how to report bugs, and more – can be found on the beta page.


If you’re not already a beta user you can go to the beta page and see what the current options are for joining the public beta. Using the public beta requires an active subscription.

This beta works on Macs using Apple M1/M2 and Intel based machines. Your Mac must be running High Sierra macOS 10.13.6 or later (though we continue to test with the very latest versions of macOS and intend to fully support these releases from Apple).

Release Notes

This update provides the following features and fixes from the previous public beta release (to see the list of previous fixes and updates go to the public beta history page):

  • Fix for rendering stereo image pairs where the final frame was black
  • Fixed particle fountain metaball option
  • Fixed gravity and wind orientation controls in the air tab
  • Fixed opening a shape window resulting in the wrong window
  • Fixed clicking in a window after using the open/import file dialog resulting in a bogus double-click
  • Disable GL_SPOT_CUTOFF for Arm builds on macOS because Apple has broken the feature
  • Change the rendering log to utf8 encoding
  • Avoid reordering and accidentally showing miniaturized windows
  • Switch the UI strings from prompting for .strata to .mtxt for Minicad import file types
  • Show errors when the Import command failsa