Current Beta

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Change Log:

Version 2.0.1 Build 20252

Released 2020-01-16

  • Fixed issue with .app error
  • Fixed Preferences UI issues and log button issue in main UI
  • Fixed toolbar
  • New Imagr build to fix issue when new APFS volume is created and cache needs to be cleared
  • Initial MDM Profile UI has wrong text
  • Save to volume creates duplicate package archive folder in source each time a workflow is saved
  • Show status for First Login installs
  • Cursor jumps when typing in the workflow name textbox

Version 2.0 Build 20119

Released 2019-12-02

  • MDM with Deployment Enrollment
  • Download macOS installers right in MDS
  • ASR restores
  • Support for macOS Catalina (10.15)
  • User account photos
  • Efficient workflows
  • Pre-install scripts with ASR
  • Updated graphics for both light and dark mode
  • Self-signed certificate is now shared between services and has a better tool for creation
  • Multiple options for having MDS Automaton restart Mac to different Internet Recovery modes
  • Added support for skipping ScreenTime Setup Assistant in Catalina

Version 1.9 Build 19115

Released 2019-08-26

  • First user log in option for package installation
  • Updated preference window
  • Improved Chromebook support for wireless (802.1x support)
  • Option to restart or shutdown after running workflow. Previously this was only available if not installing macOS.
  • Added language sample script and updated other sample scripts.
  • Better Arduino timing when flashing software

Version 1.8.1 Build 18103

Released 2019-07-30

  • Fixed issue with packages installed with the workflow
  • Fixed issues where home directory didn’t exist for additional scripts
  • Fixed regression where blank password did not work
  • Added additional sample script to show how resources can be copied to user desktop

Version 1.8 Build 18059

Released 2019-06-13

  • Workflow syncing to remote master
  • Improved automaton creation and configuration
  • Improved workflow management: duplicate, delete multiple, export selected, export with or without passwords
  • Automatically erase FileVault volumes with automaton
  • Automaton for Chromebooks
  • Have a workflow create multiple user accounts
  • Set user account to automatically log in
  • Computer name variables

Version 1.7 Build 12406

Released 2019-05-28

  • Hosting Munki Repository
  • Munki Client Configuration
  • Signing Packages
  • Computer naming is now done before packages are installed.
  • Improved support for unicode characters

Version 1.6 Build 11641

Released 2019-04-26

  • Webserver for Hosting Images
  • First Boot Scripts
  • Target Volume
  • Rename Volume
  • Variables
  • Moved network options to its own section
  • A blank password can now be specified for a user
  • Turned off “wait for networking” in Imagr since that option is handled in the package scripts.
  • Fixed issue where the password hint didn’t work unless you used a ssh key
  • Fixed issue with profiles did not install
  • Fixed quote in run script
  • Tweaked automaton configuration to make it more reliable
  • Added a warning if no user account is created and setup assistant was skipped
  • Moved log to toolbar button


  • Script and profile ordering
  • Package install pre-macOS and post-macOS
  • Password hint support


  • Updated Workflow UI
  • Ability to create user including long name, short name, password, UID, and SSH key
  • Prompt for computer name or set as serial number
  • Skip Setup Assistant with option to configure to allow Location Services automatically
  • Skip User Privacy and Location Setup for new users
  • Enable Screen Sharing
  • Join WiFi after macOS install
  • Join WiFi when launching Imagr in recovery
  • Try both en0 and en1 when configuring WiFi in both recovery and post install if those options are set.
  • Can specify a .app instead of a .dmg for installing macOS (though both work).
  • Imagr no longer creates an unneeded folder that results in a /Previous Content folder getting created.
  • Default name of the disk image is now first active workflow name.
  • Remote logging to MDS app and Imagr Server
  • LED flashing for Automaton monitoring
  • Enable SSH option
  • Support for installing profiles


  • Change Disk Image Volume Name
  • Prompt and Set Computer Name
  • MDS Automaton Bootloader Command
  • Specify Package Folder
  • Customized Imagr serverurl
  • FileVault Support


  • Import/Export: Workflows can now be imported and exported.
  • Package Only Installs: If Install macOS is deselected, no OS upgrade or install will be performed, and Imagr will just install the specified packages.
  • Firmware Update Prompting: If firmware updates for the automaton are available, the user will be prompted when trying to configure the automaton.
  • Automaton DEP configuration mode
  • Automaton Boot to Recovery mode


  • New name: Mac Deploy Stick is now called MDS.
  • Per workflow macOS: Specify the OS in each workflow.
  • Packages & Apps: Apps placed in the Packages folder will be installed in the target Mac.
  • Scripts: Scripts can be added to a workflow to be run after packages are installed.
  • Upgrade macOS: If “Erase and Install” option is deselected, the target Mac’s existing OS will be upgraded with the specified macOS installer instead of being erased and replaced.
  • More Package Types: MDS now supports bundle package types (both pkg and mpkg).
  • Faster: When a workflow is run, the packages are installed faster.
  • Automatically Run Workflow: An option to have a specified workflow run automatically after the specified countdown.


  • Improved process for flashing Arduino
  • Fixed bug related to downloading resources


  • Create Workflows
  • Install Packages
  • Install macOS
  • Label Workflows
  • Automate Restores
  • Create Bootable macOS Volumes