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I'm trying to use a .dmg file. I have it downloaded and everything but whenever I try to open it, it doesn't do anything. Am I doing something wrong?

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  • The image file is a box. What happens when you open it depends on who filled the box. If you have an empty box, maybe nothing happening is correct. – bmike Feb 16 '17 at 11:44

Double-clicking a .dmg "mounts" it (which kind of is tech slang for "make its content available), and usually it should then show up in the side bar of a Finder window. If it doesn't, type Shift-Cmd-G and enter /Volumes followed by Return to see a list of all mounted volumes. One of them should be your .dmg file.

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