Using NVidia‘s CUDA and corresponding Python libraries on macOS Monterey

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I occasionally need to work on scientific software that uses CUDA and is written in Python.

If possible, I would like to do that on an iMac 2019 (Intel, with a Radeon Pro 580X, running macOS Monterey and Anconda as a Python package manager). Of course, that GPU is not able to support CUDA drivers.

But is there a way to install a CUDA toolkit and have it use a CPU backend, just to be able to build and analyse those applications? I don‘t care about performance at all for my use case. But NVidia seems to have dropped macOS support for their more current CUDA toolkits, and packages such as tensorflow-gpu don‘t even exist for macOS as a platform on the Anaconda repositories…

Author: Dhanraj7978

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