Unable to launch application in iOS 13 using Appium 1.5.0 desktop

The problem

I am unable to launch .ipa & .apk file using Appium 1.15.0 desktop application.

##Getting Errror:
Original error: Could not install app: ‘The “path” argument must be of type string. Received type undefined’

Original error: Could not sign with default certificate. Original error spawn ENOTDIR


  • Appium version : 1.15.0
  • Desktop OS/version used : 10.14.5 (MacOS Mojave)
  • Appium CLI or Appium.app|exe: appium.app
  • Node.js version: v10.16.3
  • Mobile platform/version under test: iOS 13 & Android 10
  • Real device or emulator/simulator: Real Device
  • Npm or Yarn package manager: Homebrew 2.1.11

Link to Appium logs

Code To Reproduce Issue [ Good To Have ]

– iOS:
“platformName”: “iOS”,
“platformVersion”: “13.0”,
“deviceName”: “iPhone 11 Pro”,
“automationName”: “XCUITest”,
“app”: “/Users/abc/Downloads/xyz.ipa”,
“udid”: “00008030-00112D1A0E50802E”,
“xcodeSigningId”: “iPhone Developer”,
“xcodeOrgId”: “KZ254T2RPN”,
“startIWDP”: true

– Android:
“app”: “/Users/abc/Downloads/xyz.apk”,
“deviceName”: “Pixel 2 XL”,
“platformName”: “Android”,
“platformVersion”: “10”,
“appPackage”: “com.xyz.abc.root”,
“automationName”: “Appium”,
“appActivity”: “com.xyz.abc.activity.SplashScreenActivity”