Apple Macintosh

Apple Macintosh support within LJMU

Apple Macintosh logoWhilst the default platform for computing at LJMU is the PC running Windows 7, there are a number of users using the Apple Macintosh platform for various specialist applications.

Help is available from the following people within LJMU on the Apple Macintosh platform:

  • Alex Parker - Senior Computing Officer, ITS
  • Ric Tyson - Information Technology Co-ordinator, John Foster Campus
  • Pete Carlin - Technical Officer, James Parsons Building, City Campus

Anti Virus software for the Apple Macintosh

The McAfee Antivirus software as used on the Windows platform is available to download for the Apple Macintosh. Simply click on the Download link on the McAfee Antivirus Software at LJMU pages

Apple Macintosh Software Downloads

We have a range of Mac software available such as Microsoft Office free to all staff on our Home Use Downloads webpage.

  • Apple Computers - information direct from Apple.
  • Tucows - part of the Tucows site - useful for Mac News and Mac Software.
  • SmithMicro - producers of Stuffit and other essential Apple software.
  • Microsoft - Mac section from the producers of Office, Internet Explorer and more
  • Thursby Software - producers of the DAVE file sharing software package


  • Page last modified 15 January 2015.

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