Fatal Error on Mac - Houdini 16.5.268 fails to open even after reinstall

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Fatal Error on Mac crashes Houdini on open no matter how many times I reinstall.

Any help?
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Hard to help without knowing what Mac you're using and the OS version (ie, the stuff in About my Mac).
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I have the same situation every time I launch the software

this is the error
How do I find that path?
Fatal Error: data saved to /tmp/houdini_temp/crash.untitled.2821.hipnc

OSX 10.10.5
3.5 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeaon E5
64 GB RAM
AMD FirePro D500 3072 MB
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running into the same issue on 10.11.6
Houdini was launching okay until I set the display to high dpi
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running into the same issue on 10.11.6
Houdini was launching okay until I set the display to high dpi

The same for me!

OSX 10.11.6
3.5 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon E5
32 GB RAM
AMD R9 280X 3072 MB
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Also having the same problem. Has anyone found a fix for this?

System Specs:
OSX 10.11.6
2x2.8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon
16GB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 2048 MB
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From the System Requirements page at sidefx.com/sysreq regarding VRAM requirements.
“High DPI displays (4K, 5K) or multiple monitors require a minimum of 4GB.”

FYI, if you're having trouble launching Houdini, you can always contact support@sidefx.com or log a bug.
Or, you know, read the system requirements page. Either way.

https://www.sidefx.com/forum/topic/25347/ [www.sidefx.com]

At any rate, if we crap out on launch without telling you why, that's our bad. Sorry about that.
Chris McSpurren
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Try turning off Houdini's high-dpi display support with the environment variable:
export HOUDINI_ENABLE_RETINA=0
That should use significantly less VRAM.
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