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Mac Software Library

Please note: The listing of a software application on this page should not be construed as an agreement for support. Please see the faculty and staff ITS supported software pages for lists of supported software.

  • HLS-Licensed Software - HLS-licensed means that the software has been paid for by HLS for use by current HLS faculty, staff, and (in some cases) students. All of these programs are protected by copyright and license agreements. Do NOT distribute HLS-licensed software to persons outside HLS or who do not have current HLS affiliations. Before you leave the Law School, you must remove all HLS-licensed software that you have installed on your personally owned computer(s).
  • Freely-Available Software - Freely-available software is any software application that can be downloaded and installed by anyone (subject to any licensing restrictions specified by the publisher).

HLS-Licensed Software

HLS Laptop Print Client - Macintosh

The HLS laptop print client enables an HLS Mac laptop user to access public printing services at HLS, directing print jobs to any of the dedicated laptop printers around the Law School.

Users must download and run an installer, which will install the public print client onto your laptop and configure the laptop to work with it.

The mac client can be downloaded here

The instructions for installing and using the client can be found here.

The documentation about the costs and use of printing services at HLS can be found here.

VPN Client Software

Pre-installed on HLS-owned computers.

Note: VPN software is also available to students. 

VPN is software for establishing secure connections to HLS network services.

Remote access is also available via Virtual Desktop.  More information about virtual desktop is available here.

Microsoft Endpoint & Defender Antivirus

Pre-installed on HLS-owned computers

Students are welcome to a free version of Microsoft Defender (Windows) or Microsoft Endpoint (Mac). Faculty and staff will have Microsoft Endpoint already pre-installed on their HLS-owned computer.


Used by HLS ITS to work on your machine remotely

Download TeamViewer

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Freely-Available Software

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Pre-installed on HLS-owned computers.

Note: Adobe Acrobat Reader is also available to students. A link to download the program is located below.

Acrobat Reader is a free program designed only to view PDF files; Acrobat allows you to create and edit PDF files.

FileZilla FTP Client (replaces SSH Secure Shell)

Note: FileZilla is also available to students. A link to download the program is located below.

FileZilla is an FTP client, which allows one to connect to an FTP server. More specifically, authorized users can use it to connect to and modify the HLS website.


Pre-installed on HLS-owned computers.

Note: QuickTime is also available to students. A link to download the program is located below.

QuickTime plays clips in most movie formats, and is the only player that will work with some exclusive Apple formats (*.mov).

HLS cannot legally distribute the QuickTime installer.


Pre-installed on HLS-owned computers.

Note: RealPlayer is also available to students. A link to download the program is located below.

Use RealPlayer (basic player is free) to play RealAudio and RealVideo files as well as streaming audio and video.

Stuffit Expander

Pre-installed on HLS-owned computers.

Stuffit Expander (free) is used for expanding virtually all Mac and PC compression types.

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Last modified: April 29, 2015

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