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How to Install iLife 11 on Multiple iMacs


We have 30 iMacs that I just upgraded to Mountain Lion.  I did a clean install, which wiped out iLife'09  (I have been told by Apple Tech Support that iLife'09 was not compatible with Mountain Lion anyways).  We have purchased 30 licenses for iLife'11 and I was able to install it onto a couple of the iMacs without issue.  My issue is that I need to install iLife'11 on the other 28 iMacs, but it wants me to download the install files each time I redeem the code which for all three programs (iPhoto, Garageband, iMovie) in iLife is almost 4.5GB.  Is there an easier way to get these programs onto the rest of the iMacs in my computer lab.

We are a Windows AD domain, and do not have any Apple servers.


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8/22/2022 - Mon

Would this work?

How to Set Up File Sharing from Mountain Lion

I can't answer your question directly, but might be able to point you in the right direction.

There is a similar problem with installing multiple copies of the OS and MacFixit described how to extract the installer from the download and use it from an external to avoid multiple downloads. I suspect you can adapt the process to install iLife. Here is the link:


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