My sourcetree just updated itself, now it won't run on OSX 10.9.5

I'm on OSX 10.9.5 and don't want to upgrade just yet. Sourcetree updated itself, and now won't run saying it needs 10.10. I don't know what kind of logic would technically allow an application to install a version of itself which doesn't run on the OS it's being installed on :/ Can I find an older version somewhere?

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Same just happened to me. I found the previous Sourcetree 2.1 version at


Rather unfortunate that Atlassian doesn't check requirements before updating. sad 

I've filed a JIRA bug

Just happened to me too. I don't recall seeing anything that said it requires Mac OSX 10.0, but I could have missed it.  But it should be sophisticated enough to not install on an incompatible system.

I notice that the main "Download Sourcetree" links of the Atlassian web site are downloading 2.1 for the Mac, which is a relief!


Thanks, I added a comment: I do not understand why I am not being asked before an upgrade.

Same here - I didn't see anything happen, just today Source Tree has broken itself.

Shame - but I've switched to Tower

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