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Running jEdit Mac OSX 10.8 - “jEdit” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash.
Submitted by Matt Fleming on Wednesday, 5 September, 2012 - 18:19
I just downloaded the latest OSX bundles (stable and dev branch). When I attempt to open the application I get this message:
“jEdit” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash.

Any ideas?
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Fix for OSX Bundles
by nurvzy on Mon, 10/09/2012 - 07:59
You have to change your permission settings to "Anyone" instead of just "Mac Approved" in your system settings. That will solve your issue -- it did mine.
 
Also true for OS X 10.9 Mavericks
by pdegregorio on Fri, 25/10/2013 - 02:34
Installed OS X 10.9 Mavericks and found jEdit 4.3.2 would crash. Downloaded jEdit 5.1 and got message
“jEdit” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash.
or if run from the jEdit installer dmg it suggests ejecting the disk.
Fix described here (System Preferences > Security & Privacy > General > Allow apps downloaded from: Anywhere worked for me.

Also, after jEdit opened successfully I closed it and set the preference back to "Mac App Store and identified developers" and jEdit continued to work so the security risk can be reset to the default value.
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