What accessable version of sonic-pi to run on catalina?

Hi everyone I hope you’re doing well and staying safe. Recently I upgraded to a 2020 MacBook Pro run in Catalina, I have a question. What version of sonic pie should I run on Catalina what version of sonic pie is currently accessible to voice-over users? Thanks very much for your help everyone it’s good to be back :slight_smile:

Hey there, have you tried the latest release? V3.2.2 at the time of writing :slight_smile:

Would love know how accessible it is for you.

Hi everyone, earlier on I tried to run the latest version of Sonic Pi and an early accessible bata version I had. I can confirm that neither version works on my MacBook Pro 2020 with 32 gigs of RAM and eight core i9 processor. Both versions freeze and lag constantly also in the latest version the whole entire screen appears to be in accessible with voice-over. I have not as yet figured out why this might be. I thought you would all appreciate an update on the problems I’ve been hav, kind regards trey.ing.

I’m really sorry that you’re having issues with accessibility on macOS. I’m pretty sure it’s nothing to do with the power of your machine, rather it’s likely to be how Qt (the GUI toolkit we use) is interacting with Catalina.

I can say that before I released v3.2.2 I did fire up the macOS screenreader on my Mac (running Catalina) and I did get it to read out the contents of the menus and the code.

However, I did just try again now and I can confirm that VoiceOver isn’t able to access the editor text now - which is very odd indeed.

I fired up the latest development version and that did seem to work, which is promising but still very strange. Perhaps there’s something that has happened between macOS releases that have broken the interaction with Qt?

As soon as a new beta is ready (we’re currently completely reworking the MIDI stuff) I’ll let you know so you can try it.

Many apologies - accessibility is very important to me, but I’m just one person with some lovely community support so it’s very hard to keep on top of everything.

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Thanks for your reply, please keep me updated with any developments that may occur. I am happy to bata test for you as always :slight_smile: