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AppsAnywhere Installation (macOS)

Last updated on Aug 25, 2022


Sign in to AppsAnywhere

1 Visit the AppsAnywhere website (preferred browser is Chrome):

Enter your CCA and Duo credentials at https://appsanywhere.cca.edu (remember to bookmark this page)

2 When signed in, you will be met with the following screen:

Click the "Let's Go" button at It's my first time using AppsAnywhere on this device

Install the AppsAnywhere Client

1 After choosing ‘It’s my first time using AppsAnywhere on this device’, you will be met with this screen:

Only click Done once you've completed the installation

2 Locate the download package at the bottom of your screen in the Chrome downloads-bar:

Click the 'apps-anywhere-pkg' box icon to start the download

3 Once you have started the download, you will be met with the AppsAnywhere installer screen:

Click 'Continue' at the Introduction and Destination screens

4 At the Installation Type screen

Click 'Install', then enter your password to install the new software

5 Once the final installation has completed, click 'Close'

Then go to the AppsAnywhere website: https://appsanywhere.cca.edu

6 At the 'Open AppsAnywhere?' screen:

  • Check box next to, ‘Always allow appsanywhere.cca.edu to open link of this type in associated app
  • Click the ‘Open AppsAnywhere’ box

Validate the Session

1 AppsAnywhere will validate the session

During this process, AppsAnywhere will attempt to validate, determining which apps will be made available (macOS vs Windows versions).

2 You should then be met with a 'Validation Successful' banner

If AppsAnywhere fails to validate, you will receive a red 'Validation failed' banner. If this happens:

Troubleshooting

If you have uninstalled the AppsAnywhere client and no longer get an install prompt, we recommend the following:

  • Access https://appsanywhere.cca.edu in “privacy” or “incognito” mode on your browser, which will enable you to correctly click the "Let's Go" button at It's my first time using AppsAnywhere on this device.