Causes include code signature errors, app translocation, damaged documents, and corrupted or incompatible preference file.
Using the correct term gets us half way to a diagnosis: kernel panics, freezes, app crashes and unresponsive apps are distinguished here.
Are additional Gatekeeper checks in Ventura effective, and worth the effort? Surely malware can bypass them easily.
All about time and landmarks you can look for in the log, after booting, on shutdown, when waking from sleep, and using activities to locate mouse clicks.
Why you should keep a copy of the Panic Log. How to check that your Mac isn’t the cause. And above all, don’t panic.
Is the next Apple Event in October, for the release of Ventura, and maybe more Apple silicon Macs? What’s going to be missing from macOS 13, and what happens to Catalina now?
How can you ensure that Apple is aware when something crashes in macOS? Setting this in your preferences, and making a separate Feedback report.
You unarchive a freshly downloaded app and try to give it a test run. It immediately crashes. Here’s one common reason, and how to solve it very simply.
What can you do to investigate when an app suddenly vanishes in an ‘unexpected quit’? How to read the log and the crash log.
One second, the app was fine. Then it just vanished. There was nothing wrong with that app: it was murdered. Join this game of Cluedo/Clue in macOS.