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 ====== How to download BootCaT for Mac ====== ====== How to download BootCaT for Mac ======
  
-===== Quick fix (for experienced users) =====+**READ THIS CAREFULLY, DON'T JUST DOWNLOAD IT BECAUSE IT WON'T WORK!**
  
-Just download it with Curl:+Download BootCaT from here and install it: 
 + 
 +https://bootcat.dipintra.it/download/BootCaT-1.55_Intel.dmg 
 + 
 +If you want the Apple Silicon version download this (if you're not sure what "Apple Silicon" means, then use the link above):  
 + 
 +https://bootcat.dipintra.it/download/BootCaT-1.55_Apple_Silicon.dmg 
 + 
 +If you try to start the App right away, you'll probably see something like this: 
 + 
 +{{ :bootcat:help:bootcat_is_damaged_2.png?nolink |}} 
 + 
 +Or this (on older versions of MacOS): 
 + 
 +{{ :bootcat:help:bootcat_is_damaged.png?nolink |}} 
 + 
 +See below for ways to fix this. 
 + 
 +===== Quick fix (for advanced users) ===== 
 + 
 +Use this on your terminal:
  
 <code bash> <code bash>
-curl -o ~/Downloads/BootCaT-1.31.dmg https://bootcat.dipintra.it/download/BootCaT-1.31.dmg+sudo xattr -cr /Applications/BootCaT.app
 </code> </code>
  
-You'll find it in the Download folder.+Then enter your password and you're good to go: start BootCaT like any other App.
  
-===== Step-by-step guide (for novice users) =====+===== Step-by-step guide (for regular users) =====
  
 Open a Terminal in your Mac: Open a Terminal in your Mac:
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 {{ :bootcat:help:terminal.png?nolink&800 |}} {{ :bootcat:help:terminal.png?nolink&800 |}}
  
-Once it starts you'll see a window like this:+Once it starts you'll see a window like this (the background might be black, but it doesn't matter):
  
 {{ :bootcat:help:console_1.png?nolink |}} {{ :bootcat:help:console_1.png?nolink |}}
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 <code bash> <code bash>
-curl -o ~/Downloads/BootCaT-1.31.dmg https://bootcat.dipintra.it/download/BootCaT-1.31.dmg+sudo xattr -cr /Applications/BootCaT.app
 </code> </code>
  
-You will see something like this:+The terminal will ask you to insert your password:
  
-{{ :bootcat:help:console_2.png?nolink |}}+{{ :bootcat:help:password_prompt.jpg?nolink |}}
  
-Press "Enter" on your keyboardthe App will start downloading, wait until it's finished. You'll see something like this:+Type your password**you will not see any character appearing as you type, this is normal**, then press the ENTER key.
  
-{{ :bootcat:help:console_3.png?nolink |}} +If you don't see any error messagesyou're good to go: just start BootCaT like any other App.
- +
-Now close the Terminal, go to your Downloads folder: +
- +
-{{ :bootcat:help:downloads.png?nolink |}} +
- +
-Double-click on BootCaT-1.3.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? =====
  
-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": +Since version 10.15.X "Catalina", MacOS prevents non-notarized applications downloaded from the Internet from running.
- +
-{{ :bootcat:help:bootcat_is_damaged.png?nolink |}} +
- +
-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'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.+Since BootCaT isn't notarized, at the moment the workaround you see at the top of the page is needed to and run the App.
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