NetSupport Assist has now changed to NetSupport School for macOS

Our award-winning Classroom Management solution, NetSupport School, has just become more flexible than ever with the introduction of NetSupport School for Mac (previously known as NetSupport Assist).

With a completely refreshed user interface to make it even easier for teachers to identify and navigate to features, NetSupport School for macOS (previously known as NetSupport Assist) provides extra flexibility to allow teachers to connect from a Mac device, to students using a full mix of different platforms including; Mac, Chromebooks*, Windows, iOS and Android. Plus, the teacher can connect to a Mac student from any device/platform.NetSupport School for macOS

Key features include:

  • Monitor the entire class or individual students via thumbnails
  • Show the teacher’s screen to all or selected students
  • Chat and send messages to the class or selected students
  • Monitor and control application and internet use
  • Conduct quick end-of-lesson surveys
  • Hand out and automatically collect files from each student
  • Plus much more!

Licence change required

To access the new features and enhancements added to NetSupport School for macOS, your NetSupport Assist licence key will need to be updated to a new key. Our team will be in touch with current customers to discuss.

The benefits of a NetSupport School licence key

NetSupport School allows teachers to connect to students using a full mix of different platforms includng Windows, Mac, Chromebooks, Android and iOS. With a NetSupport School licence key, you can access all the additional platform support and features, as well as the new features and enhancements added to NetSupport School for macOS.

To help ensure the features are fully future proofed, NetSupport School for macOS includes 64bit support to allow support for the latest macOS devices, as well as older versions.

Plus, to help save time, the macOS agent can be installed remotely on the macOS clients, meaning no manual installations.

*To establish a connection between the teacher and Chrome students, the NetSupport Name & Connectivity Server (NCS Gateway) must be installed. Read our Installation Guide for more information.