Camtasia (Mac): "Camtasia" Can't Be Opened Because It Was Not Downloaded from the App Store

Problem

Message appears when trying to open Camtasia: "Camtasia 3" can't be opened because it was not downloaded from the App Store.


Solution

  1. Control-click Camtasia 3 in your applications folder select Open.
  2. Click Open.

To avoid this in the future with Camtasia or other programs, follow these steps:

  1. Open System Preferences.
  2. Select Security & Privacy > General tab > App Store and identified developers. If you are unable to select this option, click the lock icon to make changes.