Move Daylite to Applications Folder Message on launch Move Daylite to Applications Folder Message on launch

Move Daylite to Applications Folder Message on launch

Megan Megan

Symptom

After downloading Daylite, you get an error Move Daylite to the Applications Folder.

Daylite error popup window that says Move Daylite to the Applications Folder and have a quit Daylite button

Solution

To solve this issue, you need to take Daylite from the folder it was downloaded to or unpacked into and move it to the Applications folder.

  1. Click Quit Daylite
  2. Open Finder, and go to where the Daylite.app is located.
  3. Drag and Drop Daylite into the Applications folder on the left-hand sideIn Finder draging Daylite from the Downloads folder to the Applications folder
  4. Open Daylite

 

What does this error message mean?

This message means macOS has quarantined Daylite and is preventing it from opening. Quarantining applications is one way macOS protects you and your Mac. An app becomes quarantined when opened from the same folder it downloaded in or unpacked. To open Daylite, you must move the Daylite.app file to another folder, such as the Applications folder.

To learn more about Apple Security, click here.