DAX and SmartCAT for Mac OS X?

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Hello.  My question is simple.  Is there any interest by Flex Radio in writing a version of DAX and SmartCAT for the Mac OS?  

For those operating on the Mac and find that having this functionality would be a major satisfier add your comments.
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DogPark SDR for Mac rocks, has rig control (interfaces nicely with logger, WSJT-X, too). DAX on a Mac would be the piece that makes it perfect!
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JT Bridge application does the connecting between MacLoggerDX and WSJTX by creating a compatible control stream that looks like DX Labs. Very slick.
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How do you get audio from the 6000 to WSJTX?
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Signalink. When modified, they do an excellent job. Not quite DAX, but fine for me.
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Oh...Ok.   That won't work for me as my flex is down in the shack (which I hardly ever occupy now), and I do most of my work from my Mac Laptop elsewhere in the house.
Which is why I need DAX and SmartCat for OS X.   ;-)
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Jay, for those circumstances, you could build a "null modem" audio card (USB dongle) to bridge the gap. Use the Remote Audio functionality and you're in business. Not nearly as good as DAX, but okay in a pinch. I 100% agree your solution (DAX/CAT) is the right answer. I think there are some device issues in OSX that make it tricky, though. Can only hope that somewhere, someone smart is on the case!