If you are a MacOS QGIS user, you are probably bothered by some MacOS specific bugs. These are due to the fact that we have fewer QGIS developers working on the MacOS platform and there are additional MacOS specific issues in the underlying qt5 library.
Nevertheless, we found a developer, Denis Rouzaud, who wants to specifically look into investigating and hopefully solving several of these issues. If you are a MacOS user and care about a better QGIS experience on this platform, we invite you to financially support this effort. As a private person, and for smaller amounts, please use the usual donation channel – if you are a company or organization and want to contribute to this specific effort, please consider becoming a sponsor. In any case – please add “MacOS bug fixing campaign” as a remark when donating/sponsoring or inform [email protected] about your earmarked donation.
This effort runs from the 14th September 2018 until the 3.4 release date, due on October 26, 2018. See the QGIS road map for more details about our release schedule.
Specific issues that are looked into, are:
|11103||1||Support for retina displays (HiDPI)|
|17773||1||No Retina / HiDPI support in 2.99 on osx|
|19546||1||QGIS 3 slow on macOS at high resolutions|
|19524||1||[macOS] Map canvas with wrong size on QGIS 3.2.1 start up|
|19321||2||Map Tips on Mac doesn’t display the content correctly|
|19314||1||3.2 crashes on startup on a Mac|
|19092||2||Measure tool on a Mac uses the top right corner of the cross hair cursor instead of the centre|
|18943||3||QGIS Server on MacOS X High Sierra|
|18914||3||[macOS] Plugin list corrupted by wrongly placed checkboxes on Mac|
|18720||2||QGIS 3.0.1 crashes on Mac|
|18452||3||Snapping options missing on Mac|
|18418||2||Scroll zoom erratic on Mac trackpad|
|16575||3||QGIS 2.18.7 crashes on macOS 10.12.4 when undocking the label panel|
|16025||2||[macOS] Control feature rendering order will crash QGIS|
|3975||2||PDF exports on OSX always convert text to outlines|
Thank you for considering to support this effort! Please note that some issues may also exist due to up-stream issues in the qt library. In such a case, it can’t be guaranteed if and how fast, such an issue can be fixed.
Andreas Neumann, QGIS.ORG treasurer