M5burner fail to open on MacOS. Use esptool to flash the uiflow_firmware.

  • M5burner has found compatible problems on Mac, as well as UIFlow desktop IDE. We appreciate the feedback from the users, and We apologize for the inconvenient. The R&D department team of M5Stack is now working on it. Before we have this problem fixed, if you have trouble downloading the firmware, you can use 'esptool'. Here are the steps:

    1, Make sure you have 'esptool' installed on your Mac. Tutorial website:

    2, To check if have 'esptool' installed: type command esptool.py , in 'terminal'. If a display showed this, means it is installed.0_1558597890128_Screen Shot 2019-05-23 at 3.24.02 PM.png

    3, Download uiflow-firmware: https://github.com/EeeeBin/UIFlow-Firmware , unzip.0_1558598050306_Screen Shot 2019-05-23 at 3.53.50 PM.png

    4, At 'terminal' find directory locate directory to '.../UIFlow-Firmware-master/firmware_en'0_1558598383463_Screen Shot 2019-05-23 at 3.59.17 PM.png

    5, Connect m5stack device via USB cable. Go inside the folder type in command ./flash.sh to start flahing 0_1558598463979_Screen Shot 2019-05-23 at 3.35.11 PM.png

  • Can you also post this in the UIFLOW forum please.

  • Sure