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Mac download not recognized?

I went and downloaded the needed file for the ADE (Android Development Environment) for Mac only for it to come back with "The following disk images could not be opened." Reasoning for it was that it was not recognized. Anyone else have this issue? My Mac is running on the 10.8.5 update using the OSX that it came with (due to having to completely redo my hard drive after the last OSX update).

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To override your security settings and open the app anyway:

In the Finder, locate the app you want to open. Don’t use Launchpad to do this. Launchpad doesn’t allow you to access the shortcut menu.

Press the Control key, then click the app icon. Choose Open from the shortcut menu. Click Open. The app is saved as an exception to your security settings, and you will be able to open it in the future by double-clicking it, just like any registered app.

I changed my security setting to allow download from anywhere so that I could open it, it still says that it's not recognized. I tried the other route and it still popped up with the same response.