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In Topic: rootsmagic for mac seems inactive?

08 January 2020 - 10:31 PM

most have left

In Topic: Rootsmagic crossover 64 bit version

18 December 2019 - 11:01 AM

Easy to copy exactly but what if the command has different effects in different macos versions. For example I used to default rename screenshots and change their file format with terminal commands but 2 OS's ago apple dropped the related commands. This is why Tinkertool has a different version for each OS and a reset all changes option.


Apple has changed the interface used for terminal commands which could have consequences for using previously written commands in articles. 

https://blog.macsale...Computing Blog)

All I can say is that no Mac users in the GMP Facebook page have noted any problems. Again, this seemed to be some kind of "short cut" for how they were able to turn around and produce a 64-bit version amazingly quickly

In Topic: Rootsmagic crossover 64 bit version

16 December 2019 - 06:29 PM

Terminal can be dangerous for most mac users. It changes things deep in the OS, requires EXACT command syntax and the commands vary with each OS version. Tinkertool is a safe way to tweaks macs for most users.

Agreed, but they made it really easy


In Applications under Utilities, double click Terminal, then copy and paste this line:

chmod +x /Applications/Genome\ Mate\ Pro.app/Contents/MacOS/Genome\ Mate\ Pro

In Topic: Rootsmagic crossover 64 bit version

16 December 2019 - 10:14 AM

I'm not sure if it helps (way over my head), but Genome Mate Pro came up with a 64-bit Mac fix surprisingly quickly (there was a crowd-source funding to buy them a Mac laptop first!) that requires going into the terminal app to get it to run.

In Topic: Release Date for RM8

16 November 2019 - 06:07 AM

So, in short, RM doesn't want Mac users.