Algodoo will not start on MacBook Air

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Algodoo will not start on MacBook Air

Postby Shammylad » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:47 am

Hello, I've recently purchased Algodoo for my MacBook Air, which is running MacOS 10.13.2. It states that I should make sure the program meets system requirements, and it indeed does. Here is the error report:

Process: Algodoo [2523]
Path: /Applications/
Identifier: se.algoryx.algodoo
Version: 2.1.0 (1)
App Item ID: 464050545
App External ID: 14924926
Code Type: X86 (Native)
Parent Process: ??? [1]
Responsible: Algodoo [2523]
User ID: 501

Date/Time: 2018-01-10 16:46:40.426 -0600
OS Version: Mac OS X 10.13.2 (17C205)
Report Version: 12
Anonymous UUID: BA8D4BDF-3C4A-CB25-2635-FF4F40E939BB

Sleep/Wake UUID: 9E4F6D6B-495F-4340-9E45-AE86066F5E5B

Time Awake Since Boot: 20000 seconds
Time Since Wake: 2400 seconds

System Integrity Protection: enabled

Crashed Thread: 0

Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT)
Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000000

Termination Reason: DYLD, [0x1] Library missing

Application Specific Information:
dyld: launch, loading dependent libraries

Dyld Error Message:
Library not loaded: @executable_path/../Frameworks/libOpenThreads.11.dylib
Referenced from: /Applications/
Reason: image not found

Binary Images:
0x1000 - 0x1191fff +se.algoryx.algodoo (2.1.0 - 1) <03D390DC-52ED-3801-A7F4-23E699F0AD25> /Applications/
0x18e1000 - 0x18e7fef +libpangocairo-1.0.0.dylib (2801.4) <786785BB-7410-8E69-774E-AF7B6371FD8D> /Applications/
0x191c000 - 0x1961fdf dyld (519.2.2) <7B7B05B7-204A-38FF-BD32-4CBB51752DD4> /usr/lib/dyld
0x19a5000 - 0x1acffe7 +libcrypto.1.0.0.dylib (1) <66CD21BC-DBAA-B9E5-469D-DD9C765AD0AB> /Applications/
0x1b33000 - 0x1b64ffb +libGLEW.1.5.8.dylib (0) <97858F0C-B532-4DEC-4705-517CA29083EB> /Applications/
0x1b89000 - 0x1bccf7f +libSDL-1.2.0.dylib (12.3) <D2D2ACFC-8015-F5C9-63F7-2616217CB963> /Applications/
0x1bdf000 - 0x1c51fff +libfreetype.6.dylib (13.2) <0D7E46ED-6619-B2AE-20B8-F6CA8EA94999> /Applications/
0x1c68000 - 0x1c9cff7 +libpango-1.0.0.dylib (2801.4) <C6C5EED7-C622-B2B5-7CB6-C9D73DA26811> /Applications/
0x1caf000 - 0x1d3bfe7 +libcairo.2.dylib (11003.2) <3A14CD91-C951-A6BE-79C7-A33B9C601FEC> /Applications/
0x1d60000 - 0x1e4afe7 +libglib-2.0.0.dylib (2801.5) <A05630EE-AC55-DFA4-5DB8-F968E73C89E9> /Applications/
0x1e73000 - 0x1eabff7 +libgobject-2.0.0.dylib (2801.5) <48F97962-B870-1E30-89AA-B71C8C601EE0> /Applications/
0x1ec0000 - 0x1fb8fec +libiconv.2.dylib (8) <87190F36-089B-7480-3C98-1E36CF3E3AB3> /Applications/
0x90015000 - 0x9001cfff (3.3.1 - AGL-3.3.1) <DE1399CF-739C-3AAC-AAFC-766D4AAFD282> /System/Library/Frameworks/AGL.framework/Versions/A/AGL
0x93419000 - 0x93419fff (6.11 - 22) <299860CC-316E-3580-B0A3-3BF73B6E80E8> /System/Library/Frameworks/Cocoa.framework/Versions/A/Cocoa
0x95888000 - 0x95929ffb (2.0.2 - 1445.31.1) <22A82C10-B391-3359-B23A-053108AE9EB1> /System/Library/Frameworks/IOKit.framework/Versions/A/IOKit
0x9bab4000 - 0x9bac2fff (16.4.2 - 16.4.2) <40645026-52DC-3CFC-8308-EFA2FA79D5A0> /System/Library/Frameworks/OpenGL.framework/Versions/A/OpenGL
0x9cef6000 - 0x9d222ff3 (7.0 - 58286.31.2) <BF1FF3A9-0DA4-307D-84EE-B58EF2C98815> /System/Library/Frameworks/Security.framework/Versions/A/Security

Model: MacBookAir5,2, BootROM MBA51.00F4.B00, 2 processors, Intel Core i5, 1.8 GHz, 4 GB, SMC 2.5f9
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Built-In
Memory Module: BANK 0/DIMM0, 2 GB, DDR3, 1600 MHz, 0x802C, 0x384B54463235363634485A2D3147364D3120
Memory Module: BANK 1/DIMM0, 2 GB, DDR3, 1600 MHz, 0x802C, 0x384B54463235363634485A2D3147364D3120
AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme (0x14E4, 0xE9), Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (
Bluetooth: Version 6.0.2f2, 3 services, 18 devices, 1 incoming serial ports
Network Service: Wi-Fi, AirPort, en0
Serial ATA Device: APPLE SSD SM256E, 251 GB
USB Device: USB 2.0 Bus
USB Device: Hub
USB Device: Hub
USB Device: Internal Memory Card Reader
USB Device: Apple Internal Keyboard / Trackpad
USB Device: BRCM20702 Hub
USB Device: Bluetooth USB Host Controller
USB Device: USB 2.0 Bus
USB Device: Hub
USB Device: FaceTime HD Camera (Built-in)
USB Device: USB 3.0 Bus
USB Device: USB Receiver
Thunderbolt Bus: MacBook Air, Apple Inc., 23.4

Thanks for any help in getting this to run. I really hope I didn't just waste $5.... :(
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Re: Algodoo will not start on MacBook Air

Postby electronicboy » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:34 pm

Try downloading the version from the website, for some reason it looks like you're missing a library from the algodoo program install, either that or macOS is doing something weird with apps installed from their store
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