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M1 Mac / Monterey Compatibility

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Hello there, 

I'm about to receive a new M1 Mac at work shortly (will prob come with Monterey OS), and am struggling to find a compatibility list on the AK website to check that I can still run Wwise 2019.1.9.7221 before I make the jump.  

I found an FAQ here on the Q&A page but the date of that post is a year ago, so struggling to find new info.  

Worst case, we could install Parallels, but would also appreciate a check on that, because I think that'll push me to Win11 (in a VM).  

If anyone has any knowledge on this, that would be great!  

Many thanks, 

Andy Grier



asked Nov 30, 2021 in General Discussion by Andy G. (100 points)

1 Answer

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I can confirm Wwise 2019.1.9.7221 works on macOS Monterey on a M1 machine.

Note that you will get this warning on the first execution:

This has been fix in the latest versions of Wwise (2021.1 and 2019.2). Despite that, Wwise itself works normally.

answered Dec 1, 2021 by Samuel L. (Audiokinetic) (23,300 points)
Hello Samuel,

10 months later, I've actually finally updated to the new Mac :D.

However, that version of Wwise is crashing on boot under Monterey 12.5 with mention of Python libraries.   However, my colleague reports no issues at all (he made the jump earlier in the year and is only on Monterey 12.3)

Can you confirm if the fix is still valid for v12.5?  

Many thanks

(small portion of Mac error report is below;

Translated Report (Full Report Below)

Process:               Wwise2019 [26587]
Path:                  /Applications/Audiokinetic/*/
Identifier:            com.codeweavers.Wwise2019x64
Version:               1.0.40 (2019.1.11.7296)
Code Type:             X86-64 (Translated)
Parent Process:        launchd [1]
User ID:               503

Date/Time:             2022-10-21 15:01:33.6150 +0100
OS Version:            macOS 12.5 (21G72)
Report Version:        12
Anonymous UUID:        37C12949-7D26-4F29-ECE4-3949132608A4

Time Awake Since Boot: 5200 seconds

System Integrity Protection: enabled

Crashed Thread:        0

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

Termination Reason:    Namespace DYLD, Code 1 Library missing
Library not loaded: '/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/Python'
Referenced from: '/Applications/Audiokinetic/*/'
Reason: tried: '/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/Python' (no such file)
(terminated at launch; ignore backtrace)
Python 2.7 got removed as part of Monterey 12.3. Unfortunately, at the time of this post, Monterey pre-12.3 was still shipping Python 2.7 and it was required to run Wwise 2019.1. This has since been fixed in Wwise 2019.2 and 2021.1.
As of today, 2019.1.11 has been updated to support macOS Monterey and up fixing the aforementioned issue with Python.