Extra console screen showing up RT5.5 Win


#1

Anyone know why an extra console screen is popping up? I have cleaned up all profiles and everything from my system, removed the old 5.4 RT folder from AppData/Local, and tried a clean install/reboot.

I keep getting the console screen and it says, “Hit any key to close Rawtherapee”. A new console window comes up with every open instance of RT.

I don’t have any Film profiles loaded. Everything is set to default in Preferences.


Rawtherapee 5.5 Behavior on Windows with RT 5.4 Installed
(Mica) #2

Which version of RT did you download? Sounds like possibly the debug version.


#3

Stable version.


(Mica) #4

What is the file name of the installer?


#5

I don’t know. I run it directly from the download dialog.

I get it from this link on the Downloads page: https://rawtherapee.com/releases_head/windows/RawTherapee_5.5_WinVista_64.zip


(Peter) #6

I also get the console screen opening on RT5.5. I have 5.4 and 5.5 installed. No console screen opens with 5.4. The console screen only opens when I open a file from FastStone Image Viewer but not from the OS File Explorer. If I open 5.5 to browse I get no console screen.
Windows 7. RawTherapee_5.5_WinVista_64.exe. Version: 5.5
Branch: 5.5
Commit: d9ac23555
Commit date: 2018-12-17
Compiler: gcc 8.2.1
Processor: generic x86
System: Windows
Bit depth: 64 bits
Gtkmm: V3.22.3
Lensfun: V0.3.2.0.


#7

Yes, that’s another thing: I only get the console screen when using the Windows File Explorer, not when I open RT directly.


(Mica) #8

I’d assume whatever little shim program or shortcut you’re using to invoke RT calls RT from the command line.


#9

@Halo

with 5.5 and last dev, it seems that if you made an association of a file type with RT in W10 and you click on the file, a RT console opens.

But no console opens if you directly start RT from a shell (DOS or PowerShell or MSYS)

If you launch RT from FastStone, add -w to the command line (if possible) to suppress the RT console


(Peter) #10

Adding -w in FastStone opens RT in browser mode instead of the individual file. The console window doesn’t distract me, just thought I would add to Halo’s experience.


#11

By the way, a clean install of 5.4 from 5.5 returns all behavior to normal: No console screen. But installing 5.5 over 5.4 does cause the console screen, as well as a clean install with 5.4 and 5.5 not present.