Are apps crashing unexpectedly on MacOS Ventura? Here is the fix

A result: If you’re looking for a solution to your app crashing problem, look no further. In this blog post, you’ll learn why your app crashes on macOS Ventura and get tips on how to fix it.

Did your app suddenly crash after upgrading to macOS Ventura? Don’t worry. Although this problem is rare, it is not difficult to solve. There are a few things you can do to fix it.

In this blog, we’ll tell you why apps crash on macOS Ventura and how to fix it.

Are apps crashing on MacOS Ventura?  Here is the fix

Reasons why apps crash on MacOS Ventura

Various issues may occur after upgrading to macOS Ventura. The most common is app crash. The causes of this problem may be:

  • The application is not compatible.
  • Your Mac is running out of memory.
  • Too many background processes.
  • Application error.

Fortunately, app crashes don’t affect your Mac too much. Here are some tricks to work.

How to Fix “Corrupt Apps in macOS Ventura” Error

Now that you know the possible causes of app crashes, let’s see how to fix this problem.

1. Force quit the app and restart it

The easiest way to fix an app that crashes or freezes is to force-disable it and restart it.

  1. Click Apple menu > Force.
  2. Find the app that is crashing in the list, select it, and click the Force button.
  3. Restart the app.
Force Quit Crashing App on Mac

2. Update your app

Incompatible apps will crash on launch. You must update them to a version compatible with macOS Ventura.

For apps downloaded from the Apple Store, use the App Store to check for updates.

Update apps through the Apple Store

Apps downloaded from the Internet cannot be updated through the App Store. You should visit its official website to know if there is a new version. If so, follow the on-screen instructions to update it. Otherwise, you’ll have to wait for a new update to use it again.

3. Kill Memory-Hogging Processes

As mentioned above, running out of memory space can cause your app to crash. So the key is to free up your memory.

Activity Monitor is a built-in tool for monitoring system resources in use, including CPU and memory. What you should do is use it to check which processes are using the most memory space and kill the processes that are not currently using it.

  1. Open Activity Monitor using Spotlight or Launchpad.
  2. Click on the memory tab and you will see all the processes that are using your memory.
  3. Find and select the unused ones and click Stop to exit.
Use Activity Monitor to kill memory-hogging processes

Alternatively, you can use BuhoCleaner to free up RAM. The best thing about this program is that it can show the memory usage in real time in the menu bar. Once you notice that you are running out of memory, click on it and clean up your memory easily.

Stop memory capture on Mac

4. Clear the app cache

Application cache files contain files, images, multimedia, java scripts and other data. They are designed to speed up the loading of apps. Even if you delete them, they can be recreated the next time you use the app.

Follow these steps to clear caches of unwanted apps:

  1. Open a Finder window and click Shift + Command + G To open the Browse to Folder window.
  2. Pasta ~/Library/Caches in the search box and click Return.
  3. Find the app cache you want to delete and drag it to the trash.
Clear the App cache on your Mac with the Finder

Related Article: How to Clear Cache Files on Mac

5. Delete app preference cache

An application preference list file is a file with a .plist extension. Usually, it is located ~/Library/Preferences/.

When your app is misbehaving, resetting its preference file can help you get the app back to its normal state.

Here’s how to delete an app’s preference file:

  1. Click the Go menu in the Finder and select Library. (If you don’t see the Library option, press the Option key while clicking the Go menu.)
  2. Open the Preferences folder and locate the app’s plist file.
  3. plist file and select Move to Trash.
  4. Empty the trash.
Reset the Application Preferences file on Mac

6. Uninstall and reinstall the app

Are apps still crashing on macOS Ventura? Try uninstalling the crashed app and reinstalling it.

The best way to uninstall an application is to use the Finder. Here:

  1. Open Finder > Applications.
  2. Drag the app you want to remove to the Trash.
  3. Click the Go menu in the Finder and select Library. (If you can’t find the Library option, press the Option key.)
  4. Check and remove residual applications in the following folders.
    • Application support
    • Caches
    • Preferences
    • Saved Application state

A bit complicated and time consuming? BuhoCleaner is always ready to help. This app uninstaller for Mac lets you remove unwanted apps with one click. In addition, its Leftovers feature helps you quickly find and delete leftover files from installed apps.

Here’s how to remove an app with BuhoCleaner:

  1. Download, install and launch BuhoCleaner.
  2. Click “Uninstall an App” in the sidebar and you’ll find all the apps installed on your Mac.
  3. Find the apps you don’t want, check the boxes next to them, and click the “Disable” button.
    Quickly remove unwanted apps from your Mac with BuhoCleaner
  4. To delete leftovers from uninstalled apps, switch to “Residuals”, check the files you want to delete, then click “Remove”.

7. Restart your Mac

It’s a good idea to restart your Mac frequently. Rebooting can solve many problems with your Mac.

Simply click on the Apple menu and select Restart.


We hope you have solved your Mac app crash issue in macOS Ventura. Which way do you find most useful?

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