AMD Adobe Fixes

Shaneee

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Below you'll find a list of the AMD Adobe commands to fix some applications.

Usage: Open terminal and run the below commands as required.

Note: File path changes in each version release. So if the file is not found you can find the specified file manually and replace the path in the below commands.
You can also use this command to find the location of a specific Adobe file,
eg:- if you want to search for MMXCore then run this command:
find /Applications/Adobe* -type f -name "MMXCore" | sed 's/ /\\ /g'

Photoshop Crash Fix:

Code:
#PS2018
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x5A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2018/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2018.app/Contents/Required/Plug-ins/Extensions/MMXCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x5A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2018/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2018.app/Contents/Required/Plug-ins/Extensions/FastCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/FastCore
#PS2019
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x6A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2019/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2019.app/Contents/Required/Plug-ins/Extensions/MMXCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x6A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2019/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2019.app/Contents/Required/Plug-ins/Extensions/FastCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/FastCore
#PS2020
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x6A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020.app/Contents/PlugIns/Required/Extensions/MMXCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x6A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020.app/Contents/PlugIns/Required/Extensions/FastCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/FastCore

Photoshop Font Crash Fix:
Code:
#PS2018
sudo rm -rf /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2018/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2018.app/Contents/Required/Deep_Font
#PS2019
sudo rm -rf /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2019/Adobe\ Photoshop\ CC\ 2019.app/Contents/Required/Deep_Font
#PS2020
sudo rm -rf /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020.app/Contents/Required/Deep_Font

Photoshop Camera Raw Patch:
Code:
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x1A\x00|sg' /Library/Application\ Support/Adobe/Plug-Ins/CC/File\ Formats/Camera\ Raw.plugin/Contents/MacOS/Camera\ Raw
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x5A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Library/Application\ Support/Adobe/Plug-Ins/CC/File\ Formats/Camera\ Raw.plugin/Contents/MacOS/Camera\ Raw

Illustrator Crash Fix:
Code:
#AI2018
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x5A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Illustrator\ CC\ 2018/Adobe\ Illustrator\ CC\ 2018.app/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore
sudo rm -rf /Applications/Adobe\ Illustrator\ CC\ 2018/Adobe\ Illustrator\ CC\ 2018.app/Contents/Required/Plug-ins/Text\ Filters/TextModel.aip
#AI2019
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x6A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Illustrator\ CC\ 2019/Adobe\ Illustrator.app/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore
sudo rm -rf /Applications/Adobe\ Illustrator\ CC\ 2019/Adobe\ Illustrator.app/Contents/Required/Plug-ins/Text\ Filters/TextModel.aip
#AI2020
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x6A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Illustrator\ 2020/Adobe\ Illustrator.app/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore
sudo rm -rf /Applications/Adobe\ Illustrator\ 2020/Adobe\ Illustrator.app/Contents/Required/Plug-ins/Text\ Filters/TextModel.aip

InDesign Crash Fix:
Code:
Run the app binary with MKL_DEBUG_CPU_TYPE=5 flag from terminal.
Example:
 MKL_DEBUG_CPU_TYPE=5 /Applications/Adobe\ InDesign\ 2020/Adobe\ InDesign\ 2020.app/Contents/MacOS/Adobe\ InDesign\ 2020
NOTE: 
 For FX and lower CPU's , you will need to use MKL_DEBUG_CPU_TYPE=4 flag.

Bridge Crash Fix:
Code:
#BR2018
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x6A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Bridge\ CC\ 2018/Adobe\ Bridge\ CC\ 2018.app/Contents/Plug-ins/MMXCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore
#BR2019
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x6A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Bridge\ CC\ 2019/Adobe\ Bridge\ 2019.app/Contents/Plug-Ins/MMXCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore
#BR2020
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x6A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Bridge\ 2020/Adobe\ Bridge\ 2020.app/Contents/Plug-Ins/MMXCore.plugin/Contents/MacOS/MMXCore

Lightroom Classic Crash Fix:
Code:
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x5A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Lightroom\ Classic/Adobe\ Lightroom\ Classic.app/Contents/Frameworks/CameraRaw.lrtoolkit/CameraRaw
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x1A\x00|sg' /Applications/Adobe\ Lightroom\ Classic/Adobe\ Lightroom\ Classic.app/Contents/Frameworks/CameraRaw.lrtoolkit/CameraRaw

Credit to XLNC for original Post.
 

FisionBoy

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I'm confused. I tried the MKL_DEBUG_CPU_TYPE=5 command in terminal for run InDesign... and yes. It work for me. The surprise is the app is still running without put the command anymore. Even restarting the computer. Is it normal?
 
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Yu32

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I did get the Adobe Suite running with these commands -- there are some issues however... I couldn't open RAW photo files from a Sony A7R4, and also Photoshop crashes when trying to use the liquify tool or the subject select tool unfortunately. Will update if I figure out a workaround, but these are kind of major for me as I use these tools all the time! :(
 

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@Shaneee please help how to fix crash After Effects?

Code:
sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x1A\x00|sg' /Library/Application\ Support/Adobe/Plug-Ins/CC/File\ Formats/Camera\ Raw.plugin/Contents/MacOS/Camera\ Raw

sudo perl -i -pe 's|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x5A\x00|\x90\x90\x90\x90\x56\xE8\x3A\x00|sg' /Library/Application\ Support/Adobe/Plug-Ins/CC/File\ Formats/Camera\ Raw.plugin/Contents/MacOS/Camera\ Raw
 

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This could help with some other Adobe apps as well, but I was able to get the Liquify Tool as well as the Subject Selection tools to stop crashing Photoshop when I launch it from the terminal with this command:
MKL_DEBUG_CPU_TYPE=5 /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020.app/Contents/MacOS/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020


I think it's possible with a similar method to launch other Adobe apps with this MKL_DEBUG parameter but not sure...

There is more detail here on the subject:
 

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Hello, I am new here. I have problem with Photoshop 2020 in AMD Mojave. Can't CHANGE FONT and yesterday I was trying to use SELECT>COLOR RANGE and it crashes. When I tried to "change font", it crashed and then I have installed Photoshop 2018 and it works.

When I installed both versions Photoshop 2020 and Photoshop 2018 I have followed this commands:

Applications
Adobe Photoshop CC 2018
Contents
Required
Plug-Ins
Extensions > FastCore.plugin

Applications
Adobe Photoshop CC 2018
Contents
Required
Plug-Ins
Extensions > MMXCore.plugin

Deleted those two plugins:

FastCore.plugin and MMXCore.plugin


Photoshop 2018 is working pretty well, but 2020 doesn't work at all. It crashes when I try to change the font and when I try to select an area by color range. How can I fix it on Photoshop 2020?

Thanks a lot.
Take care.

AMD RAYZEN 7 2700x
GPU RADEON RX Vega 56 8GB
32GB RAM
MOJAVE 10.14.6
 

Shaneee

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@Alves It's in the first post for the font crash fix.

Code:
sudo rm -rf /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020.app/Contents/Required/Deep_Font
 

Alves

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@Alves It's in the first post for the font crash fix.

Code:
sudo rm -rf /Applications/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 2020.app/Contents/Required/Deep_Font
I have another problem yesterday. Was doing a select an object (SELECT > OBJECT) and it crashes. Anybody has this problem?
Thanks a lot.
 

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Check in the Console app. Or if when PS crashes you may get a window pop up informing you. If so click on the more details part and you'll get a log there too.
 

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Check in the Console app. Or if when PS crashes you may get a window pop up informing you. If so click on the more details part and you'll get a log there too.
@Shaneee, How can I post it here? It is too long. Have been printing to attach it here, but it is too longo aswell. How can I post it?
 

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Hmm ok. What exactly was it you were trying so I can replicate this. I can't see Select -> Object.
 

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