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SourceTree(2.7.4) crashes on launch in Mac OS 10.13.5

SourceTree(2.7.4) crashes on launch in Mac OS 10.13.5


If SourceTree is not compatible with Mac OS Sierra, what is the proper alternative way?


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For me this started when I tried create a new repository on Bitbucket and then clone it down to my Mac. It was an empty repository with just a in it. Crashed right after the download and didn't work. Now it seems to be working reliably.

Manju Atlassian Team Jun 07, 2018

This was primarily due to a change deployed by Bitbucket cloud that was reverted in time. Also, we made a release of macOS client to ensure this type of a crash doesn't happen again. Thanks for the understanding and kind cooperation. 


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Manju Atlassian Team Jun 06, 2018

We are investigating the crash. There seems to be an issue loading and reading repo avatars. We will soon have an update on this. In the meanwhile, feel free to remove the ImageCache folder under ~/Library/Application Support/SourceTree/

Thanks for your patience! 


Sourcetree Mac Developer

Having the same issue on Mac OS 10.13.4 with SourceTree 2.7.4. I am able to get it to work long enough to work with it but it will on the next start. There's two things I'm doing to get it to work temporarily. First I delete the SourceTree folder in Application Support.

~/Library/Application\ Support/SourceTree

Then I have to add all the repositories back into SourceTree. That worked yesterday but when I started up today it crashed again. I don't like that solution so much.

Today I tried moving my local repository folder to a new location where SourceTree could not find it. That allowed it to start. Then I moved the folder back to where SourceTree is looking for it, I added the repositories back in. That worked for a few minutes before crashing. I'm thinking that maybe one of the repositories is corrupt?

This all works fine on my Windows 10 machine.


Here's my error log:

Process: Sourcetree [1551]
Path: /Applications/
Identifier: com.torusknot.SourceTreeNotMAS
Version: 2.7.4 (175)
Code Type: X86-64 (Native)
Parent Process: ??? [1]
Responsible: Sourcetree [1551]
User ID: 501

Date/Time: 2018-06-06 07:53:51.113 -0400
OS Version: Mac OS X 10.13.4 (17E202)
Report Version: 12
Anonymous UUID: 37BC183C-8428-0D62-1531-7D654FEF3BAB

Time Awake Since Boot: 3200 seconds

System Integrity Protection: enabled

Crashed Thread: 12 Dispatch queue:

Exception Codes: 0x0000000000000001, 0x0000000000000000

Termination Signal: Illegal instruction: 4
Termination Reason: Namespace SIGNAL, Code 0x4
Terminating Process: exc handler [0]

This seems to be working...I move my folder of repositories out of where SourceTree expects it, launch SourceTree, SourceTree shows that the repositories are gone, and then move the folder back without first quitting SourceTree. SourceTree then auto updates.

I've quit SourceTree and relaunched a couple times and it worked. I don't have confidence it that lasting for long. It's too buggy for that level of confidence. At least I can work.

So far, for me this also seems to be working. Thanks!

Unfortunately it only worked for a short while. Often it starts crashing again. 

Mine seems to be working well so far. I did have some crashes at the beginning.

Since this morning I have exactly the same problem.

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