Apple Software | Office of Information Technology

Apple Software

Last Updated: 11/04/2015


Older versions of certain Apple software products are still available through OIT's former Volume Licensing agreement, for older Macs purchased with campus funds.

Software List

  • Yosemite (Mac OS 10.10): free upgrades are available through the Mac App Store
  • Mavericks (Mac OS 10.9): not available
  • Mountain Lion (Mac OS 10.8): for any Intel-based Mac (at least 1GB RAM, 10GB free disk)
  • Lion (Mac OS 10.7): for any Intel-based Mac (at least 1GB RAM, 10GB free disk)
  • iWork '09 (Keynote, Pages)


  • A selection of Apple's most common software packages and operating systems.
  • Download site that gives you the ability to download installers.

Who can get it

  • Faculty, staff, and student staff computers purchased with CU-Boulder funds.
  • Only those with an 'employee' affiliation can log in to the download site.

How to get it

  1. Download software and install it yourself
    • Log in with your IdentiKey to download disc images.
    • If you download operating system software from the archive, particulary Mac OS 10.5 or 10.6, you will need to burn the Mac disk image (DMG) files to a dual-layer DVD.
    • License keys are not required.
  2. OIT Desktop Support (Student Desktop Support Technicians) assistance
    • Student Desktop Support Technicians can perform installations in the Walk-in Center and at your CU-Boulder office during a scheduled appointment.

License keys are not required.

Contact the IT Service Center for assistance.