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OSX Unreal Engine Install Failure

I'm running OSX 10.9.4. I've been able to download and run the UnrealEngineLauncher, and have (I believe) successfully downloaded Unreal Engine 4.4.0. However, when I click the yellow "Launch Unreal Engine 4.4.0" button, it briefly reads Launching, before returning to it's default state. Nothing else happens. If I look at my program doc, I can see a new icon for UE4Editor. When I click on it nothing comes up. The top menu bar reads Unreal Editor but has no drop downs. Cannot simply quit the program. Have to force quit.

I read some reports of people crashing on launch, but they appear to be further in the launch that I am getting.

Help is appreciated.

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asked Aug 24 '14 at 08:56 PM in Installation & Setup

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avatar image Ben Halliday STAFF Aug 26 '14 at 10:01 PM

Hey mossian,

We're going to address your issue here. Please get us the information we requested from this post:

https://answers.unrealengine.com/questions/30577/unreal-engine-install-launcher-fails-osx.html

Thanks!

avatar image mossian Aug 26 '14 at 11:50 PM

The computer is a 2009 MacBookPro, running OSX 10.9.4

[1]: /storage/temp/13780-sample+of+unreal+editor.txt

avatar image Ben Halliday STAFF Aug 27 '14 at 04:19 PM

I believe your Mac may be too far below spec, but I'd like to be sure. Can you give us your full system information? You can find this under About This Mac > More Info. Everything there except your serial number, please. Thank you!

avatar image nafonso Aug 27 '14 at 04:21 PM

Macbook Pro Late 2011 you have to force it to low settings and it doesn't run great, so I'd bet yours will not be very usable.

avatar image mossian Aug 27 '14 at 04:52 PM

MacBook Pro Mid 2009 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 8GB 1067 MHz DDR3 NVIDIA GeForce 9400M 256MB

It's not my primary machine, so I don't expect it to run like my equipment at the office, however I'm on the road a lot lately, so I was really hoping I could do at least some work with it. The fact that the Editor will not load at all makes me think there is something else going on.

avatar image ZeroEightSix STAFF Aug 27 '14 at 05:15 PM

Please open Terminal app and do this:

 cd /Users/Shared/UnrealEngine/4.4/Engine/Binaries/Mac/UE4Editor.app/Contents/MacOS
 ./UE4Editor

This should output some info to the terminal window that may help us figure out what's wrong. Thanks.

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Hey mossian,

We haven't heard back from you in awhile, so I'm marking this post resolved for tracking purposes. If you're still experiencing this issue, please provide the details requested by Michael Trepka above. Thanks!

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answered Sep 09 '14 at 06:40 PM

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