Locked Re: Mac OS Update Freezes WSJT-X #macOS #stopped_working


I don't see a Preferences folder inside the contents of my WSJT-X 2.6.0-RC5
app file. And your file is a wsjtx.app file with a white circle & slash
through it. Seems weird to update the hamlib parks of the rc5 app file
when it started with 2.5.4 with a FTDX10 radio back when Apple released
macOS 13.0 Ventura.

Tried a fresh WSJTX.ini file too. Nope. Took longer to die though.


On Mon, Dec 5, 2022 at 9:23 PM Gary Rogers <cgaryrogers190@...> wrote:

I’ll make two suggestions:

Update your hamlib version. I compiled hamlib for Mac this morning at:


In Finder, go Applications, right click on WSJT-X app and select show
package contents, click on contents and paste the file into the preferences
folder. Tell it yes when it asks whether to replace your old file.

There was a problem with the hamlib that was shipped with rc5 that
impacted Flex radios that was corrected in the current hamlib.

I’ve also seen it suggested that you rename your WSJT-X.ini file found in
~/library/preferences. WSJT-X will create a new one but you’ll have to
reenter all your preferences in the general, radio, audio tabs etc in

If these don’t help, I’m fresh out of ideas.

On Dec 5, 2022, at 7:53 PM, K3JRZ <k3jrz.jeff@...> wrote:

For giggles I tried again.

I'm on 13.0.1 too.

Uninstalled everything. Used CleanMyMacX to do so. Reinstalled 2.6.0
rc5. Redid special file. Rebooted. After cycles the waterfall stopped
moving and nothing being decoded.

I uninstalled with CleamMyMacX again. Reinstalled 2.5.4. Redid the
special file. Rebooted and again after 5 cycles the waterfall stopped
moving and nothing being decoded.

Also, the app hangs/stops responding when you try to quit. Just like
before with 13.0.

I'm stuck.

Jeff K3JRZ

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