• If you try to open Avid and receive an error about not Color Depth having to be set to Millions (see Fig. 1) you should do the following:

1. Hit “OK” to exit out of Avid application.

2. Click on the Apple symbol in the upper left-hand corner of the screen and select “System Preferences” (see Fig. 2)

3. Double-click on the “Displays” icon (see Fig. 3)

4. Click on “Colors: Thousands” and choose “Millions” (see Fig. 4). 

5. Close all windows and re-launch Avid and it should start-up normally.