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developer of OpenStudio "unidentified developer"?

asked 2018-10-25 12:48:20 -0600

EnergyPlusEmail gravatar image

updated 2018-10-25 15:26:12 -0600

When I try to install OpenStudio on my Mac, the operating system tells me:

“OpenStudio-2.7.0.544f363db5-Darwin.app” can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.

Is this normal, or did I download a bum version? Seems like NREL/the U.S. government should be recognized....

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answered 2018-10-25 13:16:47 -0600

Fellow Mac user here. This is normal, I've gotten the same message when installing multiple OpenStudio versions in the past. For everyone else, the message @EnergyPlusEmail is referring to is below.

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To get around this, you'll need to go into your machine's System Preferences / Security & Privacy / General section. You should see a window similar to the image below.

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Click on the Open Anyway button on the right, and the OpenStudio installer should be able to run.

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Prrety sure you can also right click the installer (or CTRL+left click) and choose "Open" in the list, and it'll ask if you're sure you want to open it.

Julien Marrec gravatar imageJulien Marrec ( 2018-10-26 02:47:54 -0600 )edit

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