As of 28th August 2017 Origin is only supported in versions of macOS 10.9 Mavericks and later, support for 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion is no longer available:
Release notes here.
If you need to update your Mac you can do so through the App Store.
2 thoughts on “Origin no longer supported in macOS 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion”
is there any way to get around this (like an old version of origin I can run) if your computer is too old to receive updates and you’re stuck at 10.6.8
There’s a link in this AHQ thread to an old beta build of Origin, you could try that – http://answers.ea.com/t5/Technical-Issues/Permission-Required-Helper-Tool-Error-Mac/m-p/4917270#M177378