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2.2   Installing EagleFiler

  1. Drag the EagleFiler icon onto the Applications folder.
  2. Double-click the Applications folder to open it.
  3. Double-click the EagleFiler icon to launch it.
  4. Eject the EagleFiler-1.9.6 icon.

Permission to Import From Other Apps

To enable certain EagleFiler importing features, please see the Security & Privacy Access section of the manual.

System Services

Please see Enabling EagleFiler’s Services in the Services section of the manual.

PDF Service

Please see Installing the PDF Service in the Save PDF to EagleFiler section of the manual.

If macOS Won’t Launch the App

When you double-click the application file to launch it, macOS may erroneously report:

The app is unlikely to be damaged because the EagleFiler-1.9.6.dmg file opened and mounted without error. The EagleFiler application file is signed with a Developer ID certificate and notarized by Apple. If desired, you can manually verify this, which will also check that the app is not damaged. Instead, what seems to be happening is that macOS is getting confused by some metadata that was added to the EagleFiler-1.9.6.dmg file when your Web browser downloaded it. Either the metadata is incorrect, or macOS is encountering an error when verifying it (perhaps due to a temporary problem with Apple’s servers).

You can work around the problem by downloading the app in a different way (which avoids the metadata). First, open the Terminal app in the Utilities folder in your Applications folder. Then enter this command (all on line line) and press Return.

cd ~/Downloads/ && curl -LO 'https://c-command.com/downloads/EagleFiler-current.dmg'
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