Composer Overview

The Composer application allows you to build and edit packages of software, applications, preference files, or documents.

Building a package involves the following:

  • Creating a package sourceYou can create a package source that contains the files you want to package or convert an existing package to a source to edit the package contents.
  • Building a packageYou can build a PKG or a DMG from a package source.

You can also do the following with Composer

  • Build a DMG of an operation system (OS). 

  • Monitor the installation of software packages. 

  • Add or edit localization files. 

  • Create package manifests and import or upload package manifests with Jamf Nation.