MacOS 10.10 Yosemite Java Issue

Symptoms of the problem:

After upgrading OS X to 10.10, Imatest no longer starts

Source of the problem:

A newer version of the java virtual machine can conflict with the version used by Imatest.


  1. Open an OS X terminal window  (hit ⌘-Space 

  2. Enter the following command:
    sudo rm -rf /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8*.jdk

  3. Press return and authorize the change by entering your OS X user password

  4. Download and install the latest Imatest full release (not the upgrade).

  5. Deactivate and reactivate your license. The license manager is found by selecting help>license manager in the tool bar.