[Chimera-users] Unable to install

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri May 15 08:06:35 PDT 2020

Hi Nadun,
Sorry about that, it is a known problem -- see this earlier post for the workaround:


The same information is given in red text in the download page:

I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                       
UCSF Chimera(X) team
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

> On May 14, 2020, at 6:20 PM, Nadun Chanaka Karunatilleke R Wasala Mudiyanselage Vihare <nkarunat at uwo.ca> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to install Chimera to my new mac & unable to do so. 
> There's a message appears as "chimera can't be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software. This software needs to be updated. Contact the developer for more information."
> Can anyone suggest how i proceed from my side or do the program really needs any update?
> Thank you
> Nadun

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