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Sign in on Mac OS X

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Go to the Software Download page ( A dialog box will appear:

  3. Enter your username as shown. You must enter "drexel\" before your username.
  4. Enter your Drexel domain password. This is usually the same password that you use to log in to DrexelOne or Webmail with, but it may be different. Try your DrexelOne password first. If you have problems, please contact the IT Help Desk at or by phone at 215.895.2020.

Navigating and Downloading

  1. Once you're logged into the Software Download Server, click your role at the university, "students" or "facultyandstaff".
  2. Then, choose the platform for the software you wish to download.

Software Download page.

The links will usually show up as blue (unvisited) or purple (visited) underlined text, but may be different colors depending on what browser you're using and how it's configured.

Downloading Files

  1. When you find the file you want to download, single-click on it. This will open up the Safari Downloads window:

    Downloads window.

  2. When the download completes, you may also see a dialog box like this:

    Warning dialog box.

  3. If so, click "Continue."
  4. By default, Safari will automatically mount Disk Image (.dmg) files after the download completes.
  5. If the disk image doesn't mount automatically, then you will need to locate the .dmg file (on your desktop or in whichever folder Safari uses for downloads). Double-click it to mount the image manually.
  6. After the image is mounted, a window will open displaying the contents of the image.
  7. The installer file is usually clearly labeled or there will be installation instructions within the window. If you're not sure what to do at this point, please contact the IT Help Desk at or by phone at 215.895.2020.