Useful Software (mac)
Instructions for installing software on your mac are here. Some software may have more specific instructions linked to in its description. NTNU has a collection of software available for employees. This collection is available on the web, at https://software.ntnu.no/. Log in with your NTNU username/password.
LaTeXiT is a small pearl, capable of typesetting math expressions. After generating the expression, you may paste it in emails, Word documents, or other places where you just need a beutifully typeset formula right away. LaTeXiT is preinstalled on all Macs on the department.
Recommended apps for mac users
These tools are available for free in the App Store.
You will need an AppleID-account to download and install them.
Questions or problems? Contact drift [at] math [dot] ntnu [dot] no
Amphetamine is a little app that lives in your menu bar. With Amphetamine, you can effortlessly override your energy saver settings and keep your Mac awake. Amphetamine supports Retina displays and OS X's dark mode. Amphetamine is 100% free (no ads, no in-app purchases). After you launch Amphetamine, you must activate it by clicking on its menu icon. If you do not activate Amphetamine, your Mac will sleep normally, per your energy saver settings.
Microsoft Remote Desktop
The Unarchiver is an app that can open many different kinds of archive files. It will open common formats such as Zip, RAR, 7-zip, Tar, Gzip and Bzip2. It will also open many older formats, such as StuffIt, DiskDoubler, LZH, ARJ and ARC. It will even open other kinds of files, like ISO and BIN disc images, some Windows .EXE installers. See the program homepage for the full list.