What is Munki?
Munki is a set of free, open-source tools used to manage software distribution and installation for macOS. Layered onto the native MDM protocol, Munki gives MacAdmins the flexibility to offer a wider range of software as well as a private, self-serve app store to Mac users.
Meticulously maintained by members of the MacAdmin community, the Munki codebase is considered to be the best software management solution for macOS.
Access our Shared Apps directory, a maintained and growing collection of popular macOS software, such as Google Chrome and Slack. Simply add apps to your catalog for easy distribution to enrolled devices.
Enable your macOS users to self-install and uninstall software via the Managed Software Center. Admins can preselect applications, including those not available in the App Store or through the native MDM channel.
Make your Munki deployments simple
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SimpleMDM’s Munki integration matches most of the features and customization
options that a self-hosted Munki instance provides — saving MacAdmins time by
simplifying software distribution, automating updates, and empowering end users.
Run pre- and post-install or uninstall scripts to automate tasks associated with install actions.
Automatically update Shared Apps when new versions are released by pinning the “latest” within the assignment group.
Push software to assigned devices automatically without requiring any interaction from the user during installation or updates.
Seamlessly install unsigned .PKGs and .DMGs. with Munki, eliminating the need for repackaging and signing that is required by Apple MDM.
Resources to help you get started with Munki
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