asked Aug 12 '14 at 20:49 by Champ (26)

Hi There,

Running a Mac with OS 10.10 and have Java 7 (update 65) installed. Yet Bitwig keeps asking for Java SE 6 when I try to open it.

I installed the latest version of Bitwig 1.0.12 but that didn't seem to help. Going back to Java 6 can't be an option of course. Anyone else having the same problem?

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Yes having the same issue running OS X 10.9.5 with Java 8 (update 25) installed and Bitwig Studio asks for Java SE 6 when I attempt to run it. Going back to Java 6 ISN'T an option I'd request a refund before undertaking such an endeavor...


answered Dec 09 '14 at 00:03 by Narosis (11)

Apple has released a fix that solves this issue, download and install and you'll be fine.


answered Dec 09 '14 at 21:45 by fredrik (186)

I don't think you [fredrik] took the time to read more than the title rather than the body of either of the posts therein as I CLEARLY state that going back to Apple Java 6 is not something I am willing to do at this point. Luckily I dual boot between Mountain Lion & Mavericks and can utilize Mountain Lion rather than the desired Mavericks for the task of running Bitwig Studio. This is a PITA work around which prevents me from removing Mountain Lion & installing Yosemite… Please address this issue soon as there are those of us who like the "latest & greatest" (equates to bleeding edge) on our machines rather than what supposedly works!


answered Dec 09 '14 at 22:50 by Narosis (11)

After installing the above patch (so Bitwig Studio runs) and verifying Java version on it says I have the recommended latest java version installed - Version 8 Update 25. But then again I'm no developer.

  — (Dec 09 '14 at 22:58) fredrik

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Asked: Aug 12 '14 at 20:49

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Last updated: Dec 09 '14 at 22:58