Portable Apps Lion Patch

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This Patch will solve Mac OS X Lion 10.7 incompatibility of Portable Applications due to CocoaDialog PowerPC binaries inside app bundle.

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Most of OS X Portable Applications running on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion get this error message:

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You can patch these Portable Apps:

• Portable Safari • Portable Mail • SyncPAppX • Portable Abiword
• Portable Adium • Portable Audacity • Portable Camino • Portable Celtx
• Portable CheckOff • Portable Chromium • Portable Cyberduck • Portable Feed
• Portable Firefox • FirefoxLive • Portable Gimp • Portable Inkscape
• Portable LibreOffice • Portable Newspeak • Portable Nvu • Portable OpenOffice.org
• Portable RSSOwl • Portable Sunbird • Portable Thunderbird • Portable Vienna
• Portable VLC • Portable X-Chat Aqua

Portable AddressBook, Portable iCal and Portable iChat are not Lion compatible.


  1. Double click on PAppsLionPatch.app icon and you get the Patch Info window:

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  2. Click on Patch Portable Apps… button, you will get an open file dialog window:

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  3. Select your Portable App to patch and click Open.

    Wait few seconds while patch is in progress:

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    An error message warn you if you don't select a compatible Portable Application to patch

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  4. Once done you can Pacht more… apps or Quit.

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    If something goes wrong (generally if your app is on a read only volume) you get this warning message:

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Source code


Change log

  • 1.0 (2011.09.13)
    First public release.

License

PAppsLionPatch.app
Copyright © 2011
Carlo Gandolfi - http://www.freesmug.org
Paolo Portaluri - http://plus2.it/~paolo/

    This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
    it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
    the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
    (at your option) any later version.

    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
    GNU General Public License for more details.

    You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
    along with this program.  If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

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