Installing Arcadia Instant on Mac OS

Arcadia Instant is compatible with Mac OSX 10.9 and above.

  1. In the email you received from Arcadia Data, Click Download for Mac to start the download of the Arcadia_Instant.pkg file.

    Arcadia Instant Email with Link
  2. In the file browser, start Arcadia_Instant.pkg. Depending on your system set-up, it may be in your download folder, on the desktop, or at another location.

    Arcadia_Instant.pkg on desktop
  3. The Arcadia Instant Installer may show a security confirmation screen before starting the installation. Click Continue.

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    Arcadia Instant Installer, Introduction
  4. The Arcadia Instant Installer opens on the Introduction page.

    Click Continue.

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    Arcadia Instant Installer, Introduction
  5. On the License page of the installer, review the license terms and conditions. You can Print and Save the license.

    Click Continue.

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    Arcadia Instant Installer, License Agreement Text
  6. On the confirmation screen, click Agree.

    If you click Disagree, the installation stops.

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    Arcadia Instant Installer, Agree to License Terms
  7. On the Installation Type screen, click Install.

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    Arcadia Instant Installer, Install
  8. The Installer prompts you for your password to the system. Provide the password, and click Install Software.

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    Arcadia Instant Installer, Password to Install
  9. The system performs the installation tasks, with progress reported on the Installation screen.
  10. On the Summary screen, the message "The installation was successful." appears.

    Click Close.

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    Arcadia Instant Installer, Summary
  11. Note that the Arcadia Instant application icon now appears on your desktop.

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    Arcadia Instant Application on the Desktop
  12. Start the Arcadia Instant application. by clicking on it.
  13. In the Arcadia Instant Control Panel, start the Arcadia Instant service by clicking Start.

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    Arcadia Instant Control Panel, Starting the Server
  14. The Arcadia Instant Control Panel, reports that the server is running.

    Click Go to launch Arcadia Instant in your preferred browser. Arcadia Instant is optimized to work with Chrome.

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    Arcadia Instant Control Panel, Launching in the Browser
  15. The Arcadia Instant Application opens in your browser, on the Login page.

    Enter the initial credentials:

    • Username: admin
    • Password: admin

    Click Login.

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    Arcadia Instant Application on the Desktop
  16. Register with Arcadia Data by providing the following information:

    • Enter the First Name.
    • Enter the Last Name.
    • Enter the Email address.
    • Enter the Organization.
    • Enter the Role.
    • Click to read the Arcadia Instant End User Agreement.
    • Click to read the Privacy Policy.

    Click Register Now.

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    Arcadia Instant Application on the Desktop, Registration Screen
  17. To stop the Arcadia Instant Server, click Stop in the Arcadia Instant Control Panel.

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    Arcadia Instant Control Panel, Stopping the Server
  18. To close the Arcadia Instant Server, click Quit in the Arcadia Instant Control Panel.

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    Arcadia Instant Control Panel, Closing the Server