Installation guide - Mac

1. Download the Digiexam client by clicking here.

2. When the download has finished, go to the place where you downloaded Digiexam (e.g. the folder called Downloads) and open the file. The file will be named: Digiexam [version number], for example, Digiexam 14.0.0.

3. When you have opened the installation file you should see the same box as below (see figure 1). To install Digiexam, drag and drop the Digiexam icon to your Applications folder (see figure 1).

Figure 1



4. Open the Digiexam client by clicking on the Digiexam icon in the Applications folder. The first time you open the program, you may get the following message that can be seen (see figure 2).

Figure 2



If you didn’t get this message, Digiexam is ready to be used. See the guide Write an exam with Digiexam for more information.


If you get this or a similar message, please follow the instructions below (from 4.1 and onwards) in order to allow Digiexam to function correctly on your computer.

Note! For MacOS High Sierra or later, click here to access Apple's guide. For older versions of MacOS, follow the steps below.

4.1 Click on System Preferences... (see figure 3).

Figure 3


4.2 Click on Security & Privacy (see figure 5).

Figure 5


4.3 Unlock the view by clicking the lock (see figure 6)

Figure 6


4.4 Enter your credentials for the operating system to be able to change the settings (see figure 7)

Figure 7


4.5 Change the settings to Anywhere and click on Allow from anywhere (see figure 8)

Figure 8


4.6 Now you should be able to open Digiexam by clicking on the Digiexam icon. Choose Open if you get the following message (see figure 9)

Figure 9



4.7 Go back to step 3.5 and change the settings back to your original choice if you no not want to keep your Mac open to allow apps from Anywhere

Great! You are now ready to use Digiexam! Click here to see the guide for writing an exam with Digiexam


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