If you are on a Mac and are installing animBot for the first time, you might need to allow some files to run. If you see the message below, please follow these steps:



1. Click on Cancel:


2. Open your system settings and click on Allow Anyway:


3. Launch animBot again, but this time, click on Open:


4. Repeat steps 1, 2 and 3 for all the files that will show up.


Alternative solutions

If you get tedious by following the steps above, there are shortcuts. Try one of the following.



1) Remove the quarantine attribute from animBot downloaded files.

Open the terminal and run the following command, replacing the animBot directory location accordingly. 


xattr -rd com.apple.quarantine /Users/alan/Downloads/animBot_2_1_7_Ongoing/animBot



2) Disable Gatekeeper temporarily.

Open the Terminal app and enter the following command syntax: 


sudo spctl --master-disable

Then hit return and authenticate with your administrator password.


Relaunch System Preferences and go to Security & Privacy, and you will see a new option "Allow apps downloaded from Anywhere":