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OS X Support Essentials 10.11 - Apple Pro Training Series: Supporting and Troubleshooting OS X El Capitan by Gordon Davisson, Kevin M. White

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Lesson 16Install Applications

GOALS

Install applications from the Mac App Store

Understand application support and security issues

Use traditional installation methods

People use computers because they want to run applications, not operating systems. Most users don’t care about the technologies underneath as long as the applications they want run smoothly. This is why, despite the growing popularity of Mac computers, users of other platforms are apprehensive about switching. It cannot be ignored that many applications run only on Windows-based computers.

Yet many applications that work only on Mac computers tempt other users because they represent the best solutions available. For several years now, Apple has been responsible for some ...

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