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bootcat:help:download_mac_version [2020/11/04 13:06]
eros
bootcat:help:download_mac_version [2021/05/10 11:47]
eros
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-====== How to download Mac Version ======+====== How to download BootCaT for Mac ====== 
 + 
 +===== Quick fix (for experienced users) ===== 
 + 
 +Just download it with Curl: 
 + 
 +<code bash> 
 +curl -o ~/Downloads/BootCaT-1.42.dmg https://bootcat.dipintra.it/download/BootCaT-1.42.dmg 
 +</code> 
 + 
 +You'll find it in the Download folder. 
 + 
 +===== Step-by-step guide (for novice users) =====
  
 Open a Terminal in your Mac: Open a Terminal in your Mac:
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 <code bash> <code bash>
-curl -o ~/Downloads/BootCaT-1.3.dmg https://bootcat.dipintra.it/download/BootCaT-1.3.dmg+curl -o ~/Downloads/BootCaT-1.42.dmg https://bootcat.dipintra.it/download/BootCaT-1.42.dmg
 </code> </code>
  
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-Now close the Terminal, go to your Download folder:+Now close the Terminal, go to your Downloads folder:
  
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-Double-click on BootCaT-1.3.dmg, drag the BootCaT app to the Applications folder and then run it like any other app.+Double-click on BootCaT-1.42.dmg, drag the BootCaT app to the Applications folder and then run it like any other app.
  
 ===== Why do I have to do this? ===== ===== Why do I have to do this? =====
  
-MacOS 10.15.X "Catalina" introduced security features that prevent unsigned applications downloaded from the Internet from running. BootCaT isn't digitally signed yes (we're working on it) and therefore a workaround is needed  to download and run it. +If you download the BootCaT DMG with a browser, when you try to open the App, you'll get the message "BootCaT.app is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the bin":
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-If you download the file directly with a browser, when you try to open the App, you'll get the message "BootCaT.app is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the bin":+
  
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 +This happens because MacOS 10.15.X "Catalina" introduced security features that prevent non-notarized applications downloaded from the Internet from running.
 +
 +Since BootCaT hasn't beed notarized yet (we're working on it), at the moment the workaround you see at the top of the page is needed to download and run it.
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