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Install additional software for using Google Apps with your Mac OSX operating system.

Listed below are helpful applications for Mac as well as browser plugins, which extend the functionality of your UW Oshkosh Google Apps account.

The Academic Computing Helpdesk provides limited or no support for the utilities listed on this page. The helpdesk is able to assist you with general questions about using Google Apps and help you establish or reset a password. If you have any questions please contact the helpdesk at (920) 424-3020 or

Google Drive for Mac

Install this app to sync your Google Drive files to a folder on your Mac. Google Drive will keep your files in sync across all your computers and mobile devices, including Google Docs files and other file types. Google Drive comes with 5GB of free storage.

Download Google Drive for Mac


Google Notifier for Mac

The Google Notifier for Mac adds icons to the OSX menu bar to notify you of new messages and upcoming calendar events and allows you to set Google Apps as your default mail application. Please Note: When configuring your account, you will need to enter your full UW Oshkosh Google Apps email address ( and password.

Download Google Notifier for Mac.

Google Talk Voice and Video Plug-In

Install the Google Talk Voice and Video Web browser plug-in to enable Skype-like voice and video calling inside your Gmail window using the Google Talk chat.

Download Google Talk Voice and Video Plug-In.


Google Email Upload for Mac

Transfer email stored on your Mac to UW Oshkosh Google Apps (for example mail saved to your computer through Mac's mail program). After installing use your entire email address ( and your UW Oshkosh Google Apps password to transfer email to UW Oshkosh Google Apps. Please Note: Migrating large amounts of data may take several hours.

Download Google Email Upload for Mac.

by Heise, Brandon C. last modified May 29, 2012 12:13 PM