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Download Software

The following software is free to download. Please be sure you read the license agreement for each application when installing.

Adobe Acrobat Reader 5
- to read Read Adobe PDF Files - free

Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.1.2
- to read Adobe PDF Files - free - Microsoft ® Windows Vista ®; Windows ® XP Professional, Home Edition, or Tablet PC Edition with Service Pack 2; Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4; Windows 2003 Server

Netscape Communicator 4.79
- Web Browser used with Corporate Information Systems

Firefox® 2
- Firefox Web Browser version for Windows, English

The following software will require you to enter your MAC ID and password to enter the depots. There is a fee for some of the application below. Please be sure you read the license agreement for each application when installing.

Snapshot of CDsHost Explorer
- PC-to-host terminal emulation solution providing robust, and stable connection from a desktopto enterprise hosts.

TrendMicro AntiVirus
- Antivirus program for work. McMaster University has a site license for TrendMicro AntiVirus Software which is available to Faculty, Staff and Researchers.

Oracle Corporate Calendar
- Calendar and scheduling software application that can be used to schedule events, resources and tasks with users across McMaster University in order to coordinate meetings at convenient times, as well as receive reminders before scheduled meetings.

Service Bulletins

  • MAC ID Password Expiry

    Beginning in May 2016, MAC ID passwords at McMaster expire annually. Learn more at

Service Desk

Client Self Service:
Hours: Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Phone: 905-525-9140 x24357 (2HELP)
Location: Main Campus BSB Rm. 245
Service Catalogue:

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