A better computer. Inside and out.
With the latest Intel processors, long battery life and a rock-solid operating system, the Mac is reliable, secure and easy to use. Perfect for the classroom — and beyond.
Designed to last.
Every Mac is precisely designed for a long, productive life. Made from high-quality materials like aluminium and glass, a Mac can stand up to the rigours of any classroom. And the Mac is just as well designed inside. With fast Intel processors, advanced graphics and notebook batteries that last up to seven hours on a single charge1, Mac computers deliver amazing performance for practically any task.
The world’s most advanced desktop operating system.
With features like Multi-Touch gestures and full-screen apps, OS X Mountain Lion takes the Mac further than ever before.
OS X Mountain Lion. It’s what makes a Mac a Mac.
Every Mac comes with OS X Mountain Lion, which includes features that make teaching, learning and collaborating more engaging and dynamic. Multi-Touch gestures make navigating and zooming in on content easy. Full-screen apps use every inch of the Mac display, so you can be completely immersed in your work. Say goodbye to manually saving documents with Auto Save, and quickly review the history of documents with Versions. OS X Mountain Lion lets you connect to most printers and cameras, join PC networks, and even use Microsoft Office. And iCloud integration makes student work — including messages, reminders and notes — available across Mac and iOS devices automatically.
The built-in apps are great for education too. Teachers or students can present content on a Mac that the entire class can see with Airplay Mirroring. The new Safari Share Button allows sharing of web pages in the classroom through Mail, Messages and social media. Gatekeeper makes student work on a Mac more secure than ever. Guests can visit the classroom via video chats using the built-in camera and FaceTime.2 Mountain Lion even makes it easier for classmates to update each other via Facebook and Twitter. And the Mac App Store contains thousands of apps, including apps specifically designed for education. Learn more about OS X Lion
OS X Server
OS X Server turns just about any Mac into a powerful server that’s perfect for classrooms, teaching departments and much more. You can easily manage your wikis, local calendar contacts and mail; centralise your Mac backup storage with Time Machine backups; and enable students and teachers to access, copy and share documents. Learn more about OS X Server
Kick-start creativity in the classroom.
The Mac offers easy-to-learn tools that encourage students to communicate their best thinking in compelling new ways.
iLife. Do more with photos, movies and music.
Every Mac includes iLife, a suite of digital content creation applications that enable teachers to design more engaging lessons and students to create even more dynamic projects.
Students can search through their photos easily, since iPhoto automatically organises them according to where they were taken and who’s in them. iPhoto also makes it easy to create captivating slideshows and amazing photo books. So you can make your own vocabulary book or chronicle an excursion, complete with snapshots. You can even create and send messages using beautifully designed email templates — all without leaving iPhoto. Learn more about iPhoto
If students can drag and drop, they can make a movie in iMovie. They’ll start by adding video, photos and music, then fine-tune their projects with simple yet powerful editing tools. iMovie automatically adds animated titles and sophisticated transitions, transforming raw footage into a video scrapbook, a broadcast news segment or anything else your class imagines. Learn more about iMovie
Create educational podcasts for students — or let them create their own school news broadcast or radio show, complete with expert interviews. With GarageBand, students have everything they need to record, mix and master their own songs and podcasts. Not only does GarageBand help students make music, it also teaches them how to play guitar or piano right there on the Mac. Learn more about GarageBand
Pro applications. Take projects to a higher level.
Apple offers more advanced applications that let students enhance photographs, make music and edit video like the pros.
Cull shots, enhance and retouch images, manage massive libraries, share work online and print professionally designed albums. With Aperture, students have extraordinary control over the photos they compose. Learn more about Aperture
Final Cut Pro X
When students are ready for advanced video editing, they’re ready for Final Cut Pro X. One revolutionary app gives students incredible pro editing features — including sound and colour — that are easy and intuitive to use. Learn more about Final Cut Pro X
Logic Pro streamlines the technical side of things so students can write, record, edit and mix their own music. They can also tap into a massive collection of instruments, sounds and loops for inspiration. Learn more about Logic Pro
iWork. Productivity has never been so much fun.
A simple way to make documents, spreadsheets and presentations shine, iWork applications for Mac are also compatible with Microsoft Office, so you can open, save and share just about any file.
A streamlined word processor with easy-to-use layout tools, Pages allows students to choose from hundreds of templates to create professional-looking newsletters, reports and more. Learn more about Pages
Use Keynote to create stunning presentations with Apple-designed themes, 3D charts, video, photos, and sophisticated animations and transitions. Learn more about KeynoteSee a student use Keynote to create a class presentation
Professional-quality templates, easy-to-create formulas and stunning graphics help you take spreadsheets and charts to a new level. Learn more about Numbers
Mac for all.
Built-in accessibility features make it easy for students with disabilities to experience all that the Mac has to offer. Every Mac comes equipped with dozens of assistive technologies, many of which you won’t find in other operating systems — at any price. These features accommodate people with physical impairments, visual and hearing challenges, and different learning styles. Learn more about accessibility