Apple Software

Overview

The agreement licensing Apple software at the UW has expired. Systems with software installed under the license may continue to use that software. Obtain (free) updates via the Apple on-line store. Using the installer from the Apple store to create a "bootable" system volume is discussed on the page at Apple Support HT201372.

License Details

The agreement licensing Apple software at the UW has expired.

Get Software

If you have a special case which requires access to the previously licensed Apple software please send email to help@uw.edu and include in the subject "Apple software license".

Previously Available Software

OS X 10.9 ("Mavericks")
A previous Apple Macintosh operating system, released November 2013.Minimum system requirements:

  • Summary: OS X 10.6.8, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB RAM, 8GB disk

OS X 10.9 "Mavericks" is a free upgrade provided directly from Apple. Obtain OS X 10.9 through the Apple on-line store.  You will need to use an "Apple ID" to login to the store, but any Apple ID may be used as there is no charge.

Notes on how to create a standalone (USB) install drive


OS X 10.8 ("Mountain Lion")
A previous Apple Macintosh operating system, released July 2012.Product description no longer available at Apple

Minimum system requirements:

  • Summary: OS X 10.6.8, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB RAM, 8GB disk

I understand and agree to the terms limiting use of this software only to computers owned by the University of Washington.

Notes on how to create a standalone (USB) install drive


Mac OS X 10.7 ("Lion")
A previous Apple Macintosh operating system, released July 2011.Product description no longer available at Apple

Minimum system requirements:

  • Summary: Mac OS X 10.6.8, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB RAM, 7GB disk

I understand and agree to the terms limiting use of this software only to computers owned by the University of Washington.


Mac OS X 10.6 ("Snow Leopard")
A previous Apple Macintosh operating system, released August 2009.The UW license permits systems to be updated to OS X 10.6. Systems must be running OS X 10.6.8 before updating to 10.7.

Product description no longer available at Apple

Minimum system requirements:

I understand and agree to the terms limiting use of this software only to computers owned by the University of Washington.


iWork 09
Software for documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Includes Pages, Numbers and Keynote.Product description (no longer available from Apple)

Minimum system requirements:

  • Summary: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or 10.5.6, G4/500MHz or G5 or Intel, 1GB RAM, 1.2GB disk

I understand and agree to the terms limiting use of this software only to computers owned by the University of Washington.


iLife 11
Software for photos, movies and music. Includes iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand.Product description (no longer available from Apple)

Minimum system requirements:

  • Summary: Mac OS X 10.6.3, Intel processor, 1GB RAM, 5GB disk

I understand and agree to the terms limiting use of this software only to computers owned by the University of Washington.

Get Help

Technical Support and Licensing Questions: Contact help@uw.edu or call 206-221-5000.

Last modified: May 4, 2015