Mac OS - Service Description

This document gives an overview of Mac OS.


macOS is the operating system used in Apple computers. It is host to a number of proprietary applications such as iMovie, Pages, Garage Band, FaceTime, Photo Booth, and many more. macOS is well known for its ease of use, mainly due to its simple user interface. 

For complete Mac OS support information, please see Apple Product Support.

Support Conditions

The DoIT Help Desk provides support for the following versions of Mac OS: All UW students, faculty, and staff using a supported Mac OS are eligible for support.

Note: For operating systems older than 10.12, we provide best effort support.