Using the Tech Apps campus software library on a Mac

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Tech Apps is available on Michigan Tech-owned managed devices running macOS to active faculty, staff, and graduate students. It is not available to the general public. You can install selected software (without administrative privileges) using the Tech Apps campus software library.

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Launching Tech Apps

  1. Find Tech Apps in Applications (Select from Finder Menu: Go > Applications); you can also select it from the Launchpad.
  2. On the Tech Apps home screen, select the Log In button/
  3. Enter your Michigan Tech account name (in the username field) and password at the prompt.Applications menu
  4. The available software installations are organized in categories in the left sidebar. Select All to view all available items, or select from the available categories:
    • Core Applications
    • Extra Software
    • Printer Drivers
    • OS X Updates/Upgrades
    • Troubleshooting
    • Printers
    • Feedback - select this link to send feedback to IT via email.
  5. Select an application for information and installation options.
  6. If an application is not installed on your Mac, the option to Install will be available; applications that are installed will show the option to Reinstall. Select the i button for a brief description of the application. 
  7. The Activity tab lists what is currently being installed, as well as your installation history.
    Activity log
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