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Update to macOS Monterey broke third-party plug-in Mister Retro Permanent Press 2

New Here ,
Feb 11, 2022 Feb 11, 2022

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Hello, 

I've recently updated my Macbook Pro to macOS Monterey in order to update my adobe products. In doing so, the Mister Retro Permanent Press 2 plug-in no longer works both in Photoshop 2022 and CC 2018--the version in which is was previously working. 

When trying to initialize the plug-in, we are met with an error dialogue pop-up:

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Clicking "OK" yields two more separate error dialogues:

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 At this point one of two things happen: either the program becomes caught in a loop in which it reproduces the "Cannot raster a texture" dialogue box until the app is forced to quit, or it boots up:

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 All presets are missing. Attempting to use the plug-in despite that yields the same set of error messages:

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So, in sum, updating to macOS Monterey has broken the third-party plug-in Mister Retro Permanent Press 2, even when trying to use it in Photoshop CC 2018--the version in which it was working before the os update. Trying to use it either puts us in an endless error loop, or the plug-in opens but is non-functional i.e. all presets are missing (despite still being on the disk) and pressing any button/tab produces the same errors as launching the plug-in does. 

Searching for solutions hasn't turned up much, and I'm currently waiting on a reply from Mister Retro via e-mail. If anyone has any ideas as to what may be happening and/or how to fix it, it will be greatly appreciated. Please let me know if you need any more relevent information. 

Thank you!

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LEGEND ,
Feb 12, 2022 Feb 12, 2022

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don't expect PS 2018 to work, or keep working, in Monterey. Apple took steps to block all old software; sometimes it runs for a while then they block it. This applies to apps and plugins. And plugins can only be fixed by the maker; this means many are dead in new systems. This actually, though, looks like a change in Monterey which took away something the plugin needs. Happens a lot. Can you get back to the older system with a Time Machine backup? May be your only hope. Suggest you Always check compatibility with apps and all plugins before an upgrade. 

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New Here ,
Mar 03, 2022 Mar 03, 2022

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Also waitting on a reply from Mr. Retro team. I use permanent Press all the time for work and now i am sadly out of luck!

 

Would gladly purchase again if it meant it could come back... or better yet, Adobe, buy them out and make i a built-in!

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Oct 23, 2022 Oct 23, 2022

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Hi 

thanks for sharing all this !

did you get an answer from Mister rétro ?

i am currently in the same situation and would like to know if they helped you to solve the problem

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