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Folks:

My iMac won't load XLD, stating that this is because it cannot verify the author.  Haven't ripped in a long while (since Tidal actually 8^) so I need an alternative.  Please advise of an alternative or where to get XLD that my iMac will load.

Thanks,

Mike

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Just now, Boy Howdy said:

Folks:

My iMac won't load XLD, stating that this is because it cannot verify the author.  Haven't ripped in a long while (since Tidal actually 8^) so I need an alternative.  Please advise of an alternative or where to get XLD that my iMac will load.

Thanks,

Mike

 

What version of macOS are you currently running?

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Was hoping for a bit of back and forth with the OP, but there are ways to allow execution even in Catalina.

 

To temporarily disable the security feature in Catalina, type this in a terminal window (there are ways in the GUI in previous versions of macOS):

 

sudo spctl --master-disable 

Now, launch XLD.  To reinstate the app blocking, type:

 

sudo spctl --master-enable

 

Now you can continue to use XLD as before

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Sam:

I am running 10.11.6 El Capitan on my music iMac.  I'll try your suggestion because Im familiar with XLD.

Thanks,

Mike

 

eriucuco:

Thanks for the suggestion.  Please see above.  8^)

Mike

 

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Have you tried right clicking on the application and and selecting open hat way?


Sounds silly, but this usually gives you the option to open applications by non verified authors. I haven’t tested this on Catalina, but it works for me on Mojave.

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2 hours ago, AnotherSpin said:

XLD on two various macs, one with updated Catalina, other with High Sierra. XLD updated to the newest version on both, installed properly and works well. 

 

Did you download XLD from the proper source? Try https://tmkk.undo.jp/xld/index_e.html 

At the time I thought I had—but maybe not. Anyway I downloaded from the link and it turned out to be the same version I have that works...so who knows what was going on.

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On 2/11/2020 at 10:14 PM, Boy Howdy said:

Folks:

My iMac won't load XLD, stating that this is because it cannot verify the author.  Haven't ripped in a long while (since Tidal actually 8^) so I need an alternative.  Please advise of an alternative or where to get XLD that my iMac will load.

Thanks,

Mike

Go to System preferences/Security & privacy in the first screen you have to allow XLD to run on your Mac. My screenshot is in Dutch but you should get the gist.

Schermafbeelding 2020-10-18 om 10.54.55.png

- got the AIFF on the APFS -

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4 hours ago, GregWormald said:

At the time I thought I had—but maybe not. Anyway I downloaded from the link and it turned out to be the same version I have that works...so who knows what was going on.

 

Can not know it for sure, but the link I was giving seem to direct to developer's site.

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