Mountain Lion and Poker Copilot get along well

After 24 hours of Mountain Lion, and 24 hours of Poker Copilot being Mountain Lion friendly, I’ve not heard of any problems. This is a huge relief for me. I’ve been running developer previews of Mountain Lion for some months, and it quickly¬†became clear that Mountain Lion was going to cause some grief for small software companies if they didn’t get their software modified for Gatekeeper. Mountain Lion refuses to open many newly downloaded applications. You get messages like this:

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There are work-arounds; if you encounter software like this, you can either:

  • right-click (or ctrl-click) the downloaded application and click Open. You’ll see this:

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  • Turn Gatekeeper off. In System Preferences, go to Security & Privacy, select the General panel, and set “Allow applications downloaded from:” to “Anywhere”:

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