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Screen will cut to black, and then... the computer is off.
I've tested it and it's definitely XD that's causing it. No other program, Adobe or otherwise.
I've even uninstalled and re-installed XD. That helped for a time, but the hard crashes still happen.
I'm currently downgrading my OS (backing up my HD as I type this).
Here's the specs of my machine:
macOS Big Sur Ver: 11.5.2
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014)
16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
2.8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7
Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB
Anyone else getting this?
Sorry to hear about the trouble. Please ensure you have the latest version of XD which is 43.0 and in case if it is already up to date and still its crashing, please share a few more details like:
Please add both the file to a shared location like Google Drive or DropBox and share the link with me by clicking on my name.
So, the answer, it turns out, was a power-related issue.
XD seems to draw a lot of power and that's why I thought it was XD. It wasn't.
Nothing to seee here. Return to what you were doing.
In case there is anyone else who is experiencing this problem you'll find the answer if you google: MBP-Anti-CrashLevel2
I've installed it and haven't had any issues since.