Notes for OSX 10.7 Lion
(available from Jul 2011)
Current & Recent Production Versions of Wordshark & Numbershark:
Lion customers report that Wordshark 5 works well, but note that Java needs to be updated to at least 1.6. Wordshark 5 is available on a USB, DVD and as an Installed/Activated product. There is no CD or network product for Wordshark 5.
Minor issue: The first DVD release of Wordshark 5 invites reinstall whenever inserted (this has to be ignored): This is fixed in DVD release 2, available from May 2014.
Wordshark and Numbershark 4.08 (and 4.09, network only):
Lion users normally enjoy good service from our USB, Activated, CD and Network products from our release 4.08 -
For Numbershark CD 4.08 ONLY, ensure the CD is labelled “4.08R”, as the “4.08” is for PC only. (Wordshark 4.08 is Mac/PC compatible)
Wordshark and Numbershark 4.07:
The CD products may require a patch to resolve an “Error Code 18” OR you may consider an upgrade. USB, network and activation products do run.
Wordshark and Numbershark 4.05 and 4.06:
The CD products are not compatible: If you have these, consider an upgrade. USB, network and activation products do run. However, a small number of schools (almost all in New Zealand) have experienced permissions issues with their network versions as a result of network-
Wordshark Versions 3s.06 -
These releases are not able to run successfully on Lion. If you have one of these releases, consider an upgrade.