Run App from DMG?
support at ahsomme.com
Sat Dec 19 00:37:07 EST 2009
I don't know about running an app from a DMG but I regularly use them
for data I read AND write. So it should work for your purposes.
On Dec 18, 2009, at 8:08 PM, Scott Rossi wrote:
> Hi List:
> Is it reasonable to have users run an app from a DMG volume on OS
> X, as
> opposed to copying the app to their drive?
> I have a colleague who wants to distribute an app in an easily
> compressed format. On Windows one can create a self-expanding ZIP
> when double-clicked, automatically decompresses and launches the
> EXE. I'm wondering if a DMG file could serve the same purpose on
> OS X. I
> assume the DMG volume is not writable, but I don't think it matters
> in this
> case since the files are a bunch of media (Flash movies, PDF, etc).
> Thanks for any advice here.
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
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