Resolve the error 'Unable to allocate memory' when opening Shape file in MapInfo Professional 15.0 and MapInfo Pro 15.2

Products Affected: MapInfo Professional ® 15, MapInfo Pro™ 15.2


When opening a shape file via File > Open, in MapInfo Professional ® 15 and MapInfo Pro™ 15.2, MapInfo produces the error: Unable to allocate memory.

This does not happen in previous versions.


This was a bug, MIPRO-75562, in MapInfo Pro 15 and 15.2


UPDATED: December 4, 2019
This has now been fixed in the MapInfo Pro 16 patch 16.0.1. Please upgrade to MapInfo Pro 16 and use the latest update.