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Gatekeeper in Mountain Lion: How to Enable 3rd Party Non-Mac App Store Apps

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[video=youtube;SIOK28VTh-M]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIOK28VTh-M[/video]​

By default, OS X Mountain Lion cannot launch 3rd party non-Mac App Store apps. Remedy this by checking Allow From Anywhere in your System Preferences > Security settings. Hope this helps!
 
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You can also ctrl-click and click open. It will remember to open this app normally the next time.
 

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You can also ctrl-click and click open. It will remember to open this app normally the next time.

Thanks for the tip! :thumbup:
 
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Apple created this option for "piracy" or "security"? :think:
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Tony why your website does not have all the guides in categories for easy use? Like Snow Leopard=Guides Mountain Lions=Guides etc.
 
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"right-click -> open with installer" works, too and will remember the app
 
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