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MASTER FITS FILES CORRUPT
Hello. I am using APP latest version on an iMac running Catalina. I captured Lights, Darks, Flats and Bias using APT with a Canon EOS60D that has been Astro Modified. No issues with this process and I loaded them all into APP and set it processing. I have had the same repeated error at every attempt, whether I run each process individually or just as a bulk Integration. The error appears during the Calibrate process. It flags up an error message each time APP creates the Master FITS file; MB, MD, BPM are all apparently created by APP but corrupt.
The message is 'This Fits file seems to be incomplete and/or corrupt !!!" and shows me the file string location of each file. I attach a screen grab below. I am unable to attach any of the faulty FITS files, too big. Any ideas please? PS: I just upgraded to Catalina and this is the first time i have run APP under this version. I also experienced the 'APP is not compatible with this OS' nonsense and had to force it to open from the settings/privacy panel.
Just to update it appears that APP simply can't create any FITS files as part of the process and issues the same error at every attempt.
I have just run the whole process with the same files on a Windows10 machine and it worked perfectly.
Cancel everyone. I figured it out. Antivirus software was blocking it. It thinks that APP is Ransomware.
Excellent, I would never have guessed that as the problem. You're running an actual anti-virus program on OSX?