Simple, lightweight agent written in Swift. Painless software deployment. Make it easy.
A tool to install or upgrade over 300 Mac applications without the need for any packaging
Deploy the latest apps directly from the software vendor
Ensure your users do not get interrupted
Retain admin control over automated installation and updates, so you deploy only what you need
Integrate with most MDMs, including Jamf Pro, Jamf Now Plus, VMware Workspace ONE (AirWatch), Mosyle Manager, Addigy, Fleetsmith, MobileIron, Microsoft Intune, and Meraki Systems Manager
Validate code signatures of applications and packages on the fly prior to installation
Deploys the agent package and a preconfigured profile via MDM to install and/or update applications automatically.
Compares the installed version of applications with our Patch Catalog to determine if an update is necessary prior to downloading the application’s install media.
Validates code signatures of applications and packages on the fly prior to installation.
Checks for user consent. If user postpones, the install media will be cached locally and does not need to be re-downloaded.
Determines if an application is running prior to update and prompts the user to update or postpone.
Cache an application’s install media for installation later using the "cache" subcommand.
When installing software, you can leverage the "update-only" flag to only perform an update if the application is already installed and out-of-date.
You can easily run pre-install and post-install commands using the pre-configured options.
Included is a handy "dry-run" option to run through the download / install / upgrade process for an application without actually installing.
We update our list frequently with new additions in our constantly-expanding list of supported applications:View Patch Catalog
Up to 100 devices
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Our most commonly asked questions about getting started with Alectrona Patch. If you have other questions feel free to check out our documentation or book a demo:
Alectrona Patch updates the catalog definitions at least once per day with new versions when made available by the software vendor.
Alectrona Patch is fully cloud-hosted with no on-premised infrastructure required. All updates are downloaded from the software vendor's website or CDN directly from your endpoint Macs.
Patch supports third-party applications that are not in the Mac App Store. We recommend utilizing built-in configurable settings for Software Update using a Configuration Profile with your MDM.
No, Alectrona Patch always installs the latest version to ensure you are receiving the latest security updates available. If you wish to install older versions, we recommend hosting this package yourself as many vendors only publish the latest version.
Yes, by using the --force flag when calling the Patch binary on the command line..
If an application is not open, the application will update automatically. If you are looking to force install, use the --force flag when calling the Patch binary.
Alectrona Patch is for Mac apps only, specifically those outside of the Mac App Store.