Version: macOS 10.15.7
You can check if a macOS application is notarized by using the
spctl command-line utility.
spctl evaluates if the system allows execution, installation, and other operations on files.
The first example is an app that is not notarized.
spctl shows the status as rejected and the source indicates Unnotarized Developer ID.
$ spctl -a -vvv -t install MacApp.app MacApp.app: rejected source=Unnotarized Developer ID origin=Developer ID Application: <redacted developer account>
The second example is a notarized app.
spctl shows the status as accepted.
$ spctl -a -vvv -t install Project1.app Project1.app: accepted source=Notarized Developer ID origin=Developer ID Application: <redacted developer account>
The table below describes the
||Stands for assess and requests
||Specifies increased output verbosity.|
||Specifies the type of assessment.