Simple OpenNI Error opening database/parameters


I’ve just come back to a project I was working on a month or two ago, and while it was working fine back then (and I haven’t messed with the folders it exists in), any sketch that involves Simple OpenNI comes up with the following error:

SimpleOpenNI Version 1.96
Error opening database/parameters file.
After initialization:

Could not run the sketch (Target VM failed to initialize).
For more information, read revisions.txt and Help → Troubleshooting.

I’m using macOS Mojave 10.14.5 and processing version 3.5.3, neither of which have been updated since I last ran the sketch.

This error must be for Simple OpenNI, as the same error message comes up for every sketch in the examples folder of SimpleOpenNI (installed from Also I couldn’t find a revisions.txt to read!

I suggest you open an issue there if you haven’t done so.