App Installers

Updated 24 March 2022

With App Installers, you can distribute available third-party macOS software titles from the Jamf App Catalog to target computers in a smart computer group and automatically keep the apps up-to-date. This removes the need to manually monitor, package, and update apps, streamlining the app lifecycle management process.

Distributing Apps with App Installers

  1. In Jamf Pro, click Computers at the top of the sidebar.
  2. Click Mac Apps.
  3. Click New .
  4. Select Jamf App Catalog.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Add for the app you want to distribute.
  7. Read and acknowledge the Terms and Conditions.
  8. Edit the display name for the app.
  9. Choose a category from the Category pop-up menu.
  10. Choose a target group from the Target Group pop-up menu.
  11. Click View App Installer Info to view additional information about the selected app installer.

    The following information is displayed:

    • Application Name

    • Publisher

    • Latest Version

    • Package Size

  12. Click Save .
  13. Use the Deploy switch to enable deployment of the app.

The selected app is distributed to the target group and is automatically updated when a new version is released. Navigate to Computers > Patch Management to create patch reports to monitor app deployment and updates for the defined scope.