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I haven't. So I'm adopting the if it ain't broke: don't fix it approach; that is to stick with Yosemite for the next 6-12 months. Too many niggles. If I wanted to have headache after headache, I would have stuck with MS Windows...Dot Net Framework, anyone?




The way that Affinity staff and users are saying how good Vector Magic is, will probably lead to some sort of mutually agreeable deal in the future. ;)

MacBook pro, 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M 256 MB, OS X 10.11.6



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I fixed the crash by replacing the updated dylib with one from Yosemite.

The path is shown in the crash log. Make a backup, then copy it from Yosemite over the El Capitan one.


Full instructions, and a download link to the dylib if you can't get one yourself are available here, so that I can keep the instructions updated:


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Thanks for providing alternative directions without having to disable SIP.  Unfortunately, there are still a few issues with El Capitan and Affinity Designer (unable to search for file names in file open dialog) that prevented me from upgrading.  So I'll stick with Peter's approach and continue to use Yosemite until these issues get resolved.  

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