Java issue with OS X 10.10 Yosemite

Symptoms of the problem:

After upgrading OS X to 10.10, Imatest no longer starts

Source of the problem:

A newer version of the java virtual machine can conflict with the version used by Imatest.

Solution: 

  1. Open an OS X terminal window  (hit ⌘-Space 
  2. Enter the following command:
    sudo rm -rf /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8*.jdk
  3. Press return and authorize the change by entering your OS X user password
  4. Download and install the latest Imatest full release (not the upgrade).
  5. Deactivate and reactivate your license. The license manager is found by selecting help>license manager in the tool bar.
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OS X Update leads to License “Already in Use”

When updating to a newer version of OSX, the licensing daemon may need to be reinstalled.

This can be done by:

  1. Accessing the Imatest file downloaded, and rerunning “License Manager Installer.pkg”
  2. Run an offline deactivation, and then reactivate.

If you continue having problems, please contact us at support@imatest.com with the issue, and include the offending license number.

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