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Mac Online Patch Installer - TANE
Posted by N3V Games (Paul) on 27 April 2016 02:08 PM

This article provides a step by step guide to using the Online Patch Installer found at the TANE SP1 Patching Page. This online patch installer can be used to install all current updates for TANE.

  1. Download the Patch Installer from the link above
  2. Select the downloaded file and right-click > Open With > Archive Utility
  3. Select the Patch that you unzipped and double click to launch the application
  4. Click "Change Targets" then navigate to select the folder where Trainz A New Era is already installed
  5. Hint: Default location is either Applications/Trainz A New Era or Applications/TANE SP1/Trainz A New Era depending on the version you first installed
  6. /Applications/Trainz A New will appear greyed out in the path 
  7. Click Next to continue
  8. Enter your MyTrainz username and password then click Next
  9. Select the patch stream (usually Public Stream is the correct default option) then click Next
  10. "Checking for available patches" will appear, then click "Apply Patch" when the patch is found (see below if the patch is not found)
  11. Enter your Administrator username and password when prompted (note: NOT your MyTrainz username this time)
  12. "Reading Configuration" then "Checking target" will show in the Patch Installer window, then the download will commence
  13. Once the file is downloaded, then the installation will continue showing "Installing"
  14.  If successful, the "Installation Complete" message will appear.


  • "No patch is available" error - please check that you are patching the correct build number and that you have chosen the correct patch Stream.
  • "No patchable products" error - while this username may be valid, the message indicates it is not authorised for this version of TANE. Please check that you are using the account that is registered for TANE.
  • "Selected Target is not valid" - you have not selected the correct folder where your version of TANE is installed
  • Contact Helpdesk if you are still unable to troubleshoot your issue


Tags: Installing, Mac

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