Installing software on OHIO Mac computers

Tags Software

Description

If you are using an OHIO managed Mac computer, you may follow the directions below to install university-approved software. 

Environment

Mac OS

Solution 

Installing Applications

  1. Make sure your computer is connected to the OHIO network (wired or eduroam wi-fi for on-campus, VPN for off-campus). 

  2. Go to your Mac's Applications folder.

  3. Open the Self Service application.

  4. Select the Application you would like to install.

    • Some applications will require you to read the description before continuing. Other applications may require a restart.

Updating Applications

Updates appear in the Notifications section of Self Service.Most updates will install automatically within a few days of appearing in Self Service. However, installing the update from Self Service is an option for updates that are needed sooner.

  1. Make sure your computer is connected to the OHIO network (wired or eduroam wi-fi for on-campus, VPN for off-campus). 

  2. Go to your Mac's Applications folder.

  3. Open the Self Service application.

  4. Click Update next to each application or select Update All at the top.

    • Each application will need to be closed, and additional applications may need to quit, depending on the application.

 

Outcome: You should now be able to install university-approved software on OHIO managed Mac computers.

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Article ID: 291
Created
Wed 4/13/22 12:54 PM
Modified
Wed 5/25/22 1:13 PM