Adobe XD application shows instability, crashes, or displays rendering artifacts in macOS 10.14.4.

Issue

Adobe XD application crash, instability or rendering artifacts in MacOS 10.14.4 when working with an external monitor.

Cause

Incompatibility with MacOS video drivers in MacOS 10.14.4.

Scenarios

Issue may be observed when connected to an external monitor and you perform the following actions:

  • Open an XD file.
  • Preview an XD design.
  • Resize an application window.
  • Connect an external monitor when XD is open.

Solution

Follow these steps to fix the issue: 

  1. Exit and re-launch XD.
  2. Unplug all external monitors, exit, and re-launch XD.

Note:

The issue has been reported to Apple and our teams are working closely to find a solution.