Dear Becca,

the MEX files provided with SPM8 don't seem to be compatible with Mac OS
X 10.4, see:;PML10w;20090707105042%2B0100

Explanations on how to compile the MEX files yourself are given here:

Best regards,

becca price wrote:
> Hello,
> I have used SPM5 on my Intel MacBook Pro with no problems at
> all...just tried installing SPM8 and I can get the GUI up, but Matlab
> crashes as soon as I try to do anything, even just display a single
> image. I have Mac OS X 10.4.11 (w/ X11 installed) and Matlab 7.5
> (2007b). Does anyone have advice on what to try, or what could be the
> source of the problem here?
> Thanks a lot!

Guillaume Flandin, PhD
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
University College London
12 Queen Square
London WC1N 3BG