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[Solved] Unable to open APP 1.075 on MacOS 10.15 Catalina
Just downloaded APP 1.075, but it won't open on my Mac running MacOS 10.15 Catalina. It gives me an error message that I screen-saved and attached. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
EDIT BY MABULA: SOLUTION:
Please study the macOS Catalina release notes to know what is happening here. Catalina has big changes regarding privacy and security. Many software packages will show this warning on Catalina now. Astro Pixel Processor will still run luckily, but you will need to tell MacOS that you accept software from identified developers.
Go to System Preferences -> Security & Privacy ->
Allow APPs downloaded from App Store and identified developers
Delete the DMG file that you already downloaded, that one is now permanently blocked…
After you have changed the setting to Allow APPs downloaded from App Store and identified developers
Download the DMG again and then you should be able to install it.
If not, check again the Security & Privacy settings and say that you allow APP 😉
Interesting, I've seen others using it correctly. As I don't have Catalina installed I'm going to tag @wvreeven as I think he had it running and might know a bit more about the security in Catalina?
So upon further reading this is a security feature in Catalina (obviously), which pops up for software outside of the AppStore and the app not being signed the way Apple wants it. Could you try going to the finder, then right-click on the APP icon and then select open? Does that work? There are other ways to force it to run using the terminal, we will have a look at this.
Sorry for the late reply. I actually had the same issue yesterday and, indeed, the issue can be solved as described by @mckechg.
Excellent! Thanks. Slight variation from what you said works on mine too.
Others didn't describe it not opening at all, they described the security warning from Catalina which can be solved. Your problem sounds like it crashes. That's a new one for me, you don't get any indication as to why? You installed it properly by dragging it to the Applications folder?
Yes I did. And even tried to open from within terminal.
INFO: Failed to load the GDAL native libs from "gdalalljni". Falling back to "gdaljni".
java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: no gdalalljni in java.library.path
Ok then, that seems a problem with your Java environment and installation.. it isn't able to find the GDAL library in your current environment path. I'll have to ask Mabula as that's something I've never seen before.
edit: Also strange is that APP doesn't rely on your Mac Java environment.. do you have any other Java based apps that do start?
Java and a few issues but i'm up and running. Thanks to you and Mabula!