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[SOLVED] Can't Install Alfred V4 or open Disk Image (is damaged and can't be opened)

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I'm trying to install V4 and whenever I download the disk image I get this message on opening:


"Alfred" is damaged and can't be opened. You should move it to the trash:





I've tried the following:

- Reboot

- Full shutdown and start up

- Downloading V3 and V4 (both fail in the same way)

- Installing from Homebrew




- Running MacOS Mojave 10.14.5

- "Allow apps from App Store and identified developers" in System Preferences -> Security and Privacy 






Can't Install Alfred V4 or open Disk Image (is damaged and can't be opened)

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This appears to be an issue on my end as other vendors do not work either (e.g. Google Chrome downloaded from Google) also shows a similar error. I don't think this is an alfred problem so nothing to do here.

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@Michael Cordell Have you tried rebooting? I think I’ve seen this happen before with Chrome waiting to be updated but not restarted (to finish the update) for a long while. I’m suggesting a full reboot since Safari is also affected; it may be a temporary issue with Gatekeeper.


In the meantime, if you open a terminal and run curl 'https://cachefly.alfredapp.com/Alfred_4.0.1_1078.dmg' --output "${HOME}/Desktop/Alfred4.dmg", you should get a working DMG in your Desktop, since curl doesn’t quarantine downloads.

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