For Windows users, animation software for Mac might come as a surprise – but, not for Mac OS X users.
For them, it’s obvious.
> Hi, I’m using Mac OS X, not Windows, and I use Toon Boom Studio. I > downloaded the latest version, Animate 4, and after I installed it, I found > that it can’t run any animations. When I click “Open” in the dialogue box, > nothing happens. I’ve clicked “OK” after trying to open an animation file
> several times, and nothing happens. I’ve downloaded and installed the > software again, and the same thing happens.
- When your Mac’s Animation Software won’t start, it can be either because of a corrupted file or a bug.
- To start solving your Mac animation software problem, try running the app in safe mode.
Use specialized tools
- Launch the OS X System Profiler tool. Click Go in the menu and select Utilities.
- Then click System Profiler.
- Click the Animation Software tab.
- Then select each application listed and select Update.
- Restart the system.
Perform an SFC Scan
- Press Windows + S to launch the Search menu, enter cmd in the search box, and click on the relevant search result.
- Type sfc/scannow in Command prompt and hit Enter to run the SFC scan.
Perform a Safe boot
- Press the Power button on your Mac.
- Keep pressing Shift key, and keep holding it down until you see the Apple Logo appearing on the screen.
- Once the Apple Logo appears on the screen, let go of Shift key.
- Now, restart your Mac.
- Performing a Safe Boot will disable all third party software on your Mac.
- Once done, check if the issue has been resolved.
Perform a clean boot
- Press the Windows key + R keyboard shortcut to open Run.
- Input msconfig in the Open box and click OK.
- Select the General tab on the System Configuration window.
- Select the Selective startup option.
- Select the Load system services and Load startup items checkboxes.
- Select the Services tab on the System Configuration window.
- Select the Hide All Microsoft Services checkbox.
- Click the Disable All button to close System Configuration.
- Restart Windows.
Perform a System Restore
- Click the Start button, type restore in the search box, and select Create Restore Point.
- Click the Next button.
- Check the box next to Show more restore points, and then click the Next button again.
- Select the required restore point, and then click Next.
- Click the Finish button to confirm the restore point.