Information about centrally available software and licenses for macOS, provided by DESY IT.

Get licenses


Licenses can be bought via AMS ( or the UCO (

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Parallels Desktop
  • VM Ware Fusion
  • McAffee Virus Scan

Get software management


Use Munki, DESY´s own App-Store to install software, printers & settings and get updates automatically.

Find software downloads

via intranet

Some programs are still provided for manual installation:

  • LabView
  • Mathematica
  • Maple
  • IDL
  • Matlab
  • FastX

Apple IDs

Apple applications like Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and GarageBand are preinstalled on newly purchased Macs.

To update this pre-installed software from Apple, an Apple ID for the Mac App Store is required.

  • Apple IDs with DESY e-mail addresses should be used for this.
  • These must be created by yourself.
  • DESY IT does not currently manage Apple IDs.