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Downloading & Installing MPF¶
Installing MPF is fairly straightforward. It can be used on Windows, Mac, or Linux, on both Intel x86 and ARM processors, and in 64-bit and 32-bit systems (see Choosing a PC for MPF for details).
Installing MPF for the first time¶
We’ve created step-by-step installation guides which walk you through the entire process. Select the OS you’re using from the list below:
These guides just show you how to get MPF up and running. If you’re using MPF with a physical machine, check out the MPF compatible control systems / hardware guide for details about how to get the drivers and configuration set for the specific hardware controller platform you’ve chosen.
Installing the MPF Monitor¶
We have a rough prototype of a graphical tool called the “MPF Monitor” which you can use to connect to a running instance of MPF to graphically interact with switches, lights, and LEDs, and to see the status of various devices. You can even add a picture of your playfield and drag-and-drop the MPF mechanisms onto it which makes it possible to “play” your machine via a simulation.
Details in the MPF Monitor are here.