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Default phex won';t let me d/l it (Mac OSX)

I tried to cllick on phex for OSX but the arrow turned into a vertical line, meaning I couldn't d/l it AT ALL! What to do?

(When/if someone tells me how to gey it- WHAT do I do w/ it after it['s on the gesk top- double-click to get it in the dock?)
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Do you mean you went here:
Phex - Download

clicked the link for OSX and the download didn't start?

Else: Just work with it like with any other MacOSX program: Move to Applications folder to keep, doubleclick to start, after started ctrl-click the dock icon (which then shows) and select "keep in dock" to keep it in dock.
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Do you mean you went here:
Phex - Download

clicked the link for OSX and the download didn't start?

Else: Just work with it like with any other MacOSX program: Move to Applications folder to keep, doubleclick to start, after started ctrl-click the dock icon (which then shows) and select "keep in dock" to keep it in dock.
Have gone to Phex - Download 4x, just to be sure, and something is preventing d/l. WHY? I really want to use it!

Otherwise,how do I move app fom desktop to Applications folder? I know what to do once it's there, but thanks for the clear explanation.

How's the weather there? I'm in southern Indiana, USA + it's hot, humid and sunny.
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Try it directly using sourceforge:
SourceForge.net: Files

Try selecting a different mirror in case the auto selected mirror fails.
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Otherwise,how do I move app fom desktop to Applications folder? I know what to do once it's there, but thanks for the clear explanation.
Just use drag&drop.

It's that simple on a Mac
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Do you mean you went here:
Phex - Download

clicked the link for OSX and the download didn't start?
It "might" possibly be due to your safari security settings. The download page works for me.

And no installation necessary, as Arne suggests, just drag & drop to your prefered location (eg: applications folder).


I have a question about OSX firewall, does PHEX need to be re-added for each new version of Phex? (particularly if older versions still exist on the computer.) That's the impression I have.
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It might be, that Phex has to be re-added for each new version.

I'm not perfectly sure how I implemented it... It's been some time since I had my own Mac... (my old one belongs to my wife, now).

You can check it easily, though: Ctrl-click on the application icon and "show its contents" (or such, terminology might have changes).

Most info should be in the "info.plist"

It's how I did it in the first place...

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