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Re: EOS Utility quitting with Mac OS X version 10.7.5
« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2012, 06:05:20 PM »
I'm in the same boat and really starting to tear my hair out. Hardly a dream team, OS X 10.7.5, EOS Utility 2.11.4. and EOS 5D3.

The solution I'm ready to go with is to install Parallels http://www.parallels.com/au/products/desktop/ or Bootcamp http://www.pcworld.com/article/249059/how_to_install_boot_camp_and_run_windows_on_your_mac.html so I can run Windows 7 on my MBP. EOS Utility runs 100% stable on Windows 7.

Still in the checking out stage, I'll post when it's up & running. But got to be very soon, the instability of OS X 10.7.5, EOS Utility 2.11.4. and EOS 5D3 is big enough to lose clients over. Arrrrgh!!!

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Forget Bootcamp.  It's a pain in the arse because you can't run Windows and Mac simultaneously.  You have to restart the system and select which OS to run, then if you want to switch, restart again and choose the alternate OS.

Parallels is a pretty decent virtual machine environment that will let you run Windows in a windowed environment on the Mac OS.  Works OK.  But eventually settled on VMWare Fusion.  The overall user experience was much, much better.  On my Mac I run Windows 7, Winows XP, Server 2003, Server 2008, and various flavors of Unix, all within a windowed session on the Mac OS, can share files between the Mac and Windows OSes, copy/paste between, etc.  It's more expensive than Parallels but not prohibitively so.  I just find it to be a much superior product.

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Re: EOS Utility quitting with Mac OS X version 10.7.5
« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2012, 06:05:20 PM »

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Re: EOS Utility quitting with Mac OS X version 10.7.5
« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2012, 06:16:59 PM »
Currently working on a biggish project in the studio running the 5D3 tethered, OSX 10.7.5 with EOS Utility 12.2.0.

And it's 100% stable! Since I got the 5D3, tethered shooting was a hit and miss affair, constant freezing, crashing and embellished with a boatload of four letter words. But at least I have been able to work, unlike those who are running OSX 10.8.x. It's just plain good luck that I didn't buy the 10.8.0 upgrade.

Anyway, we're all happy now. Back to work!

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Re: EOS Utility quitting with Mac OS X version 10.7.5
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2012, 06:22:31 PM »
I'm in the same boat and really starting to tear my hair out. Hardly a dream team, OS X 10.7.5, EOS Utility 2.11.4. and EOS 5D3.

The solution I'm ready to go with is to install Parallels http://www.parallels.com/au/products/desktop/ or Bootcamp http://www.pcworld.com/article/249059/how_to_install_boot_camp_and_run_windows_on_your_mac.html so I can run Windows 7 on my MBP. EOS Utility runs 100% stable on Windows 7.

Still in the checking out stage, I'll post when it's up & running. But got to be very soon, the instability of OS X 10.7.5, EOS Utility 2.11.4. and EOS 5D3 is big enough to lose clients over. Arrrrgh!!!
-PW

Forget Bootcamp.  It's a pain in the arse because you can't run Windows and Mac simultaneously.  You have to restart the system and select which OS to run, then if you want to switch, restart again and choose the alternate OS.

Parallels is a pretty decent virtual machine environment that will let you run Windows in a windowed environment on the Mac OS.  Works OK.  But eventually settled on VMWare Fusion.  The overall user experience was much, much better.  On my Mac I run Windows 7, Winows XP, Server 2003, Server 2008, and various flavors of Unix, all within a windowed session on the Mac OS, can share files between the Mac and Windows OSes, copy/paste between, etc.  It's more expensive than Parallels but not prohibitively so.  I just find it to be a much superior product.

Thanks gbchriste, that's really useful feedback. I'd figured out that Bootcamp was a bit crunchy, but was all set to go with Parallels. I'll definitely check out VMWare Fusion.

-PW

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Re: EOS Utility quitting with Mac OS X version 10.7.5
« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2012, 06:23:06 PM »
Mine quits all the effing time, so I don't even try it anymore. I have the latest eos utility and I'm running Lion, which is up-to-date.
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Re: EOS Utility quitting with Mac OS X version 10.7.5
« Reply #19 on: October 11, 2012, 07:33:54 PM »
Mine quits all the effing time, so I don't even try it anymore. I have the latest eos utility and I'm running Lion, which is up-to-date.

OMG that's really unfortunate. So what do you use to shoot tethered?
Just a thought, could it be your USB cable? It's worth a try.

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Re: EOS Utility quitting with Mac OS X version 10.7.5
« Reply #20 on: October 11, 2012, 07:42:42 PM »
Hi Canon US have updated the EOS & DPP utility for OSX as of yesterday. It now works with 10.8 . At version 2.12.0.0 ( BTW its only on the canon US site at present)

 

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Re: EOS Utility quitting with Mac OS X version 10.7.5
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2012, 03:01:09 PM »
Try the following link guys; it worked for me  :)
http://www.canon.co.uk/Support/Consumer_Products/products/cameras/Digital_SLR/EO S_7D.aspx?DLtcmuri=tcm:14-983593&page=1&type=download

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Re: EOS Utility quitting with Mac OS X version 10.7.5
« Reply #21 on: December 03, 2012, 03:01:09 PM »