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#622951 - 11/13/20 01:56 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Big Sur
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As expected BiaB works fine on the new OS. One thing I noticed is the background for title and style shows an odd purple hatched effect. If you select either it goes back to normal but the effect shows through around the edges. This makes no difference to the operation of BiaB though as far as I can tell.

There is one thing that now looks odd, as Apple have redesigned all of the app icons for a more uniform look. The BiaB icon now looks rather big, but makes no difference to the running of the app.

Logic Pro X and Garageband have also had updates including new content.
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#622967 - 11/13/20 06:13 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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I assume you're talking about Big Sur?

Can you attach a screenshot of this visual oddity you're describing?
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#622970 - 11/13/20 06:24 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
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#622988 - 11/13/20 07:15 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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Additionally,


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#622992 - 11/13/20 07:42 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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That's really strange - if you do a factory reset does it help at all? Re: Options | Return to factory settings, and choosing Return All?
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#623019 - 11/13/20 10:54 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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In addition, it will help us if you provide your system specifications - please click on the Apple menu in the upper left and select About This Mac, then provide us with the information on the Overview, Displays, and Storage tabs (or even better, take a couple screenshots - you can press Cmd-Shift-4 to select an area for screenshot). These screenshots can be attached to your post, or emailed to support@pgmusic.com
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#624135 - 11/20/20 03:57 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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mine is Purple too

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#624210 - 11/21/20 07:01 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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I just erased my MacBook Pro's HD and installed Big Sur (11.0.1). I then installed the latest version of BB. When starting the application, I briefly see the splash screen. I then see a rectangular window with a progress bar that is fully filled. The application then freezes. I have admin rights as a user and installed BB in the default location. Any suggestions?


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#624396 - 11/22/20 01:16 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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Same problem here, just upgraded to Big Sur and now BIAB is covered in purple fuzz!





Edited by jazzman81 (11/22/20 01:26 PM)

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#624432 - 11/22/20 08:02 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: jazzman81]
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Pink should be the transparent color in the bmp.
But that is normal with Mac, every single update something don't work anymore and developers have to run behind Mac all the time.
Why the *^%$& can't they just make a MAC that just keeps working with any app 32/64 or even PPC apps.
I hear it day in and day out from users calling me.
If everything is working fine DON'T UPGRADE or UPDATE, don't run behind Apple with their weekly new versions !

It should show like a gif with pink set as transparency:


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#624473 - 11/23/20 09:05 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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I just installed BiaB 2020 in Big Sur. Everything seemed fine except for the purple. Then I activated and updated. Now it shuts down immediately every time I try to open it frown
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#624480 - 11/23/20 10:39 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: Alexander Paul]
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Now it shuts down immediately every time I try to open it


Does it boot up if you run it in "safe mode" (factory settings). To do this, put a text file called safemode.txt in the Preferences folder.

When the program is running, go to the Plugins window, and check to see what third party plugins you have (i.e. other than Apple plugins). Try adding them to the exclude list, and then try running Band-in-a-Box again without the safemode.txt file. Let us know what you find.
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#624542 - 11/23/20 06:36 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: Alexander Paul]
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Yea along with the purple that is known about it was working fine... now it won't open at all as of my first time trying to open it today. :-( crap. DOn't want to reboot right now so...

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#624543 - 11/23/20 06:37 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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rashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: com.apple.main-thread

Exception Type: EXC_BREAKPOINT (SIGTRAP)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000000
Exception Note: EXC_CORPSE_NOTIFY

Termination Signal: Trace/BPT trap: 5
Termination Reason: Namespace SIGNAL, Code 0x5
Terminating Process: exc handler [58436]

Application Specific Information:
Invalid dylib load. Clients should not load the unversioned libssl dylib as it does not have a stable ABI.
Invalid dylib load. Clients should not load the unversioned libcrypto dylib as it does not have a stable ABI.

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#624544 - 11/23/20 06:44 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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yea even after a reboot... NADA... don't have time to go through all the safe mode rigamarole above... crap... hopefully it works on my laptop for teaching tomorrow as I need the program very much for teaching. :-(

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#624545 - 11/23/20 06:47 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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crap need it tonight for my own practice but not gonna happen I guess... sure hope this patch gets to us fast as my program does not work at all anymore. :-(

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#624547 - 11/23/20 06:52 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: Yendog]
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How to downgrade macOS from Catalina or Mojave to an older version
You can also run a VirtualBox with an older version
https://appletoolbox.com/need-to-run-32-bit-apps-on-macos-catalina-use-a-mojave-virtual-machine/
or boot from another drive.
I learnt my lesson the hard way too many times.
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#624551 - 11/23/20 06:57 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: Pipeline]
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yea normally I wait for the .1 or.2 upgrade but I hated Catalina to such an extent that I jumped right on it...

I'm not going to downgrade... every other program is working fine... BIAB will literally not even open anymore.

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#624552 - 11/23/20 07:02 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: Yendog]
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I'm experience the same issue, big sur, but not able to reopen, even restart the computer.
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#624556 - 11/23/20 07:28 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Macintosh] Re: Big Sur [Re: TRYUK]
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absolutely same issue as mine.

Exception Type: EXC_BREAKPOINT (SIGTRAP)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000002, 0x0000000000000000
Exception Note: EXC_CORPSE_NOTIFY

Termination Signal: Trace/BPT trap: 5
Termination Reason: Namespace SIGNAL, Code 0x5
Terminating Process: exc handler [1102]

Application Specific Information:
Invalid dylib load. Clients should not load the unversioned libssl dylib as it does not have a stable ABI.
Invalid dylib load. Clients should not load the unversioned libcrypto dylib as it does not have a stable ABI.
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