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Monday, September 11, 2017

beaTunes on High Sierra

macOS 10.13, also known as High Sierra, is going to be released very soon, which means it's time to talk about compatibility with beaTunes. An issue some beta users reported is a missing menu bar. In essence, just the application name, but none of the usual menu items are visible, which makes it impossible to work with beaTunes.

Should you encounter this issue, please try the following solution:

  • Go it https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572 and install the latest Java version distributed by Apple.
  • The package will install two items: An antique Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and the JavaVM.framework.
  • Unless you still use an application that uses Java 6 (beaTunes does not), you should remove the Java 6 VM right away, because of security issues.
  • But for beaTunes to work properly, you must keep the JavaVM.framework, which has no known security issues.

Please let me know, should you encounter any other High Sierra-related issues.

Thanks.

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1 Comments:

Blogger Paul Taylor said...

Is this problem not going to be solved via a fix to Java 8 ?

September 14, 2017 at 1:40:00 AM EST  

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