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Apple Mac ImageThe Mac OS 10.12 image, is available to staff for their existing Mac devices (any new Macs purchased through Procurement will be automatically configured when connected to the network).


Using the managed Mac OS X image will provide you with access to more network resources, and better support from the IS Service Desk and staff.


If you wish to have your existing Mac imaged with this supported image, please contact the IS Service Desk:

Email: ISServiceDesk@napier.ac.uk
Telephone: ext 3000 or (0131) 455 3000 from an external line.



Mac OS X - Further Information


Information about the Mac OS X image can be found in the Mac Quick Start guide.  


You may also find the following Apple websites useful:

Mac Basics - Desktop
Mac Basics - Finder
Mac Basics - Dock




Mac OS X Image FAQs


Q: Will I be an administrator on my Mac?

A: Yes, your account will be added as an administrator when it's imaged. 


Q: What resources will I have access to?

A: When you log in with your usual account, you will have access to:


Q: Which version of OS X is used in the image?

A: The current version is OS 10.12 to ensure full compatibility with older software.


Q:  How do I configure my Mac Mail client to access University email?

A:  The following document provides step by step instructions:

How to Configure Mac Mail to Access University Email

Q: What applications are available to Mac users?

A:    Here is a list of Mac Applications currently supplied by Casper Self Service and/or imaging process:

  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Adobe Bridge CC
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe InCopy CC
  • Adobe InDesign CC
  • Adobe Lightroom CC
  • Adobe Muse CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
  • Audacity
  • Burn
  • Claro Software
  • Endnote
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office
  • Nvivo
  • Paragon NTFS
  • SPSS
  • The Unarchiver
  • Xcode
  • Scottish Voices
  • Screen Ruler
  • McAfee Endpoint Security

Other applications may be installed in other labs by their own departments.