Pro Audio Support

Alert: "Failed to locate and install Reason Engine, Exiting"
This alert may appear on Intel Mac computers when attempting to launch Reason 3.0.5.

For some reason the permissions on the ReWire folder might be set wrong. Here's what you should check:

Go to the Rewire folder (/Library/Application Support/Propellerhead Software/). Right-click on the ReWire folder and select "Get Info" (or single-click the Rewire folder and press Apple-i). Ensure that the folder permissions are set to "Read & Write".

If that doesn't help, delete and trash the folder

/Library/Application Support/Propellerhead Software/

and the two files

/Library/Application Support/REX Shared Library
/Library/Application Support/ReWire

Now, relaunch Reason and the folder and files mentioned above will be created. Please quit any ReWire host application before launching Reason after deleting the files mentioned above, as Reason needs to run stand alone for proper versions of the files to be created.