Fixed: Adobe Zii Is Damaged Can’t Be Opened

Adobe Zii Patcher 2020 is the best patcher for Mac. This software basically helps to fix all the problems related to Adobe Products of 2020. You can patch them manually by dragging and dropping all the Adobe Products into the Adobe Zii Patcher 5.2.2 or by clicking on the Patch option. Moreover, this Adobe Zii provides the opportunity of 3.0, 4.0, and 5.0 download. The latest version of this software completely supports Illustrator CC 2020, Photoshop CC 2020, Illustrator CC 2019, Photoshop CC 2019, etc.

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 What is Zii?

Zii is one of the best applications for activating any version of Adobe CC. Adobe Zii is simply an adobe activator or adobe patcher. The full name of this software is Adobe Zii Patcher, but nowadays, it is mainly known as Adobe Zii. A Russian Developer, well-known as the TNT team, has first launched this software.

 Why is it important to depend on this software?

Adobe Zii Patcher will make you tension-free from all the updates as it later after the Adobe servers’ blocking. The Adobe Creative Cloud works on the basis of your subscription; once your subscription gets over, you won’t face any problems. Not only this, but there is no requirement for altering the host files or any update.

 The Process of Adobe Zii Installation:

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  • First of all, install the Adobe Creative Cloud Application.
  • Open the app and run it after completion of the installation process.
  • Then tap on the DRAG AND PATCH option to patch all the adobe software.

 How To Fix Adobe Zii is Damaged Can’t Be Opened?

“AdobeZii is Damaged Can’t Be Opened,” or AdobeZiiPatcher is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it in the Trash.” are the common error messages that you receive in Mac OS sierra, Catalina, and High Sierra if you try to install an app that is a non-App Store application. We will read about some of the ways that can help you to fix this problem.

Solution 1:

  • Start a Terminal with suitable privileges (“sudo bash” that will make you root on many systems).
  • Write an appropriate name replacing the app name (AdobeZii) with the correct name of the application. Remember that there should be no space between the name of the app.

xattr -cr /Applications/ (


sudo chmod +x “/Applications/Adobe Zii 2020 Zii 2020 5.2.2”

  • Tap on the “Enter” option to run your command.

This can help you to fix the issue.

 Solution 2:

If you are facing any problem with Gatekeeper on Mac Os Sierra, you may have to delete its checks partially or wholly. Having a Mac OS Gatekeeper issue then you can try these following steps:

Option I:

Run this command in the Terminal.

sudo xattr -rd /Applications/[LockedApp].app OR (


You have to give a new name to the .dmg file without giving any space, like, for example (AdobeZii20205.2.2.dmg), and then shift it inside the /Applications. Like-

sudo xattr -rd /Applications/AdobeZii20205.2.2.dmg

Option II:

  • To remove the checks that run globally in Terminal

sudo spctl -master-disable

 Instructions on how to open/disable Gatekeeper from your Mac OS

Read this carefully to know how to install the downloaded application from an unknown developer on your MacOS 10.14 Mojave. The same process is usually followed on Catalina, Sierra, High Sierra, El Capitan, Maverick, and Yosemite as well.

 What is Gatekeeper?

Gatekeeper on your device is generally disabled to ensure protection by preventing any installation from third-party software. This commonly leads to error, which says that you can’t open this app as it is from an unknown developer when we try to open an app after downloading.

Click on Anywhere option under the System Preferences of the Security & Privacy checkbox to open all the apps downloaded from an unidentified developer. You cannot access the anywhere option if Gatekeeper is generally enabled.

 The steps to enable and disable the Gatekeeper option on Mac OS:

  • Open the Terminal under Applications.
  • Then follow this command to disable the Gatekeeper.

sudo spctl -master-disable

  • After that, you will have to enter the login password that is sudo spctl -master-disable. Enter this password.


Go For Gatekeeper Helper Settings option-

It is highly recommended to use Gatekeeper Helper to enable or disable it. You may choose from the following option:

  • Enable Your Gatekeeper
  • Disable Your Gatekeeper
  • Allow Single App To ByPass The GateKeeper

 If you face any issues related to Adobe software, then these above-mentioned steps will help you to fix the problem. So, what are you waiting for? Hurry up! Give this a try now. We hope after running these steps, your problems will resolve and can enjoy using this software for a lifetime. For further queries, contact us immediately.

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