Unable to get Lightzone 4.1.7 working with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9.5)


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mobdrop
Unable to get Lightzone 4.1.7 working with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9.5)

Happy New Year everyone,

I am unable to get Lightzone 4.1.7 to work on Mac OS Mavericks (10.9.5). I tried both DMG packages, in each case encountering (different) problems:

1) Sierra release: Upon launching the program, I get a string of error messages, actually quite similar to the issues discussed in the post linked below. Lightzone runs, however, no thumbnails are visible, and Edit mode cannot be accessed.

http://lightzoneproject.org/lorum/missing-libraries-mac-version-416

2) Snow Leopard release: While Lightzone launches, any attempt to add tools in Edit mode leads to Lightzone crashing, e.g., adding a Zone Mapper or opening a RAF (Fuji X-E2 RAW file) which likely launches the RAW tool.

Is there any way working around these issues or fixing them soon? Unfortunately, I overwrote my older Lightzone version and can't find older releases for download anywhere. So I am left without a functioning Lightzone right now, with many images I currently would like to edit...

Many thanks for any assistance!

agilephoto
Unable to get Lightzone 4.1.7 working with Mavericks (Mac OS 10.

I also just downloaded Lightzone 4.1.7 with the same results as "mobdrop".

The string of error mesages stated  "could not link with the native library: DCRaw; fbf; FASTJAI; LCJPEG; LCTIFF"

Any suggestions as to how to get it working?

roberto f
Hello,

Hello,

Good year to you.

Unfortunately I do not even mean.

In my discussion is there any links that might come in handy.

http://www.lightzoneproject.org/lorum/lightzone-417-and-preferences

In my case the SnowLeopard 4.1.7 version works fine, except that ..

wombatologist2
Working without a hitch so

Working without a hitch so far in Snow Leopard on an old 2006 Macbook core 2 duo with 1.5Gb RAM. A bit slow, but it's a pretty old machine.

mobdrop
Still not too happy 2017 for Mavericks users

I still have to find a solution that works for me on Mac OS Mavericks. Checking out older versions, Lightzone 4.1.6 seems to read RAF files of my X-E2 OK. However, it crashes upon using Convert. So I have been left without RAW editing and basic exporting capability since...

brunorc
Dropdown menus are not working properly under 10.9.5

Hello all,

Mac OS X 10.9.5 - with Sierra version I get the same errors as the ones mentioned by agilephoto. With the Snow Leopard version the LightZone starts smoothly and works, but whenever I click on a dropdown menu, it unfolds and folds down immediately, before I can select any option. Not sure, if that's related - upon the initial launch, the OS informed me that - in order to run LightZone - it needs Java RE to be installed and if I want it to happen. I confirmed and the OS took care of everything, but I was not sure if that was the right version (I think the OS suggested version 6.0, which is obsolete), so I checked it from the command line with "java -version" - it returned:

openjdk version "1.7.0-internal"

I tried to download and install the latest version from Oracle - 8u141 - but somehow "java -version" still returns the same and the behavior of LightZone stays the same, which makes it useless for me.

Thanks for any help,

Bruno

sfink16
Workaround

Brunorc, a potential workaround for selecting the menu items that disappear is to use the keyboard shortcuts.  For example, you can click CONTROL+E to get to the Edit screen mode.  If you can view the underlined keyboard shortcut, you can use the Control key for any of the other menu items.  I can't find a full list of the keyboard shortcuts in any help menu, so I not sure if the file exist.  Hopefully you can see the menu shortcuts and select them, if time permits during the brief listing of menu items.

 

Steve