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VisionLab Studio not compatible with Mac OS X Lion?

Posted: Sat, 23rd Jul 2011, 9:08pm

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Supernova Productions

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Hello,

I've just upgraded to Mac OS X Lion and VisionLab Studio is not working anymore.
It says PPC applications are not supported anymore...

What does FxHome is going to do???
Is there any solution???
I don't want to have to buy another software....

Help please.....

Thanks.

Bert.
Posted: Mon, 25th Jul 2011, 9:24am

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Simon K Jones

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FXhome Lab products (including all versions of EffectsLab, CompositeLab and VisionLab) are not compatible with Mac OS X Lion, the latest version of Mac OS X that has just been released. Apple has unfortunately removed support for Rosetta, meaning that all PowerPC based applications such as VisionLab will no longer run under the new OS.

If you are a Lab user on the Mac platform you will need to use an earlier version of OS X or use Bootcamp to run Windows in order to continue using the software.
Posted: Tue, 26th Jul 2011, 8:46am

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Supernova Productions

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Hello,

Thank you for your reply.
But what does FxHome will do to support us?
I mean I bought this great software but now I can't even use it....
Pardon my french but is really sucks... And I'm not going to install windows on my Mac....
Posted: Tue, 26th Jul 2011, 10:52am

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Simon K Jones

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Unless Apple change their mind and decide to support older products it will unfortunately not be possible to use the Lab products on the latest version of OS X. VisionLab relies on certain technologies that have now been removed from OS X.

We're really sorry about this - but unfortunately we don't have any control over how Apple develops its platform. Anybody using a version of OS X prior to Lion can of course still run the Lab software.
Posted: Tue, 26th Jul 2011, 10:57am

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Supernova Productions

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Rating: +1

I love Apple, but sometimes they can be a pain in the neck! wink

So, is there a new software from FxHome that would be the equivalent or better than the Lab software?
One that runs on OS X Lion?
Posted: Wed, 27th Jul 2011, 5:56pm

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mahar

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Okay, if I run parallels (which I have), I understand that I can run VisionLab there on my Mac. Do I need a new key from you to run it under the windows environment? And if so, will you provide that to me?

Thanks,

Mike sad
Posted: Wed, 27th Jul 2011, 7:31pm

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Axeman

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You can access both the Mac and Windows installers from your account here: http://fxhome.com/account/programs

Just choose the "Use my existing FXhome Account" option when you activate it, and you should be good to go.
Posted: Sun, 8th Jan 2012, 8:34pm

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FXhomer13983

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Blaming Apple for updating its OS to enable it to keep pace with today's technologies is a pretty lame excuse for why FX Home is not releasing updated versions of its Lab products or, at the very least, developing Mac-compatible versions of its replacements. It's up to software developers to keep pace with computer companies. It's not up to computer companies to languish in near obsolescence so companies such as yours can avoid improving on your products.

For shame, FX Home. You lost a fan.
Posted: Mon, 9th Jan 2012, 9:43am

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Joshua Davies

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Microsoft have been able to update their OS without forcing developers to shift platforms and technologies multiple times. If the foundations we use for our software are not updated (because 3rd party developers have given up on the ever changing platform) we are left unable to update our old software - sorry.

As for our new products, we are unable to see there is a significant market of high performance Macs at the moment so we can not justify the development of the software.