Mac Apps Requiring Repackaging

With the Jamf Now Plus plan, you can deploy apps to computers with PKG files. For apps not available in a native PKG file format, you will need to repackage the app.

The list below is a collection of common Mac apps that are either available natively as a PKG file or require repackaging before you can deploy it as a PKG file with Jamf Now.

Table 1. Common Mac Apps
AppFile FormatRepackage?Solution
Adobe Creative SuiteDMGYes Adobe Application Manager Enterprise Edition
Adobe ReaderPKGNo
AutoCADPKGNo
BoxPKGNo
DropBoxDMGYesJamf Composer or other packaging tool
FirefoxDMGYesJamf Composer or other packaging tool
Google ChromePKGNo
Google DriveDMGYesJamf Composer or other packaging tool
Microsoft OfficePKGNo
MunkiPKGNo
OpenOfficeDMGYesJamf Composer or other packaging tool
QuickbooksDMGYesJamf Composer or other packaging tool
SkypeDMGYesJamf Composer or other packaging tool
TeamViewerPKGNo