Recommended utilities for your workstation



Snagit is a great utility to capture screens and annotate them for documentation. The program is available for Mac and Windows.

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Terminal emulator


Install PuTTY

On Macintosh

  1. Open a terminal window
  2. Install PuTTY with Homebrew. For the Homebrew installation see the Homebrew section of Install the DevOps development tools on Macintosh
    brew install putty

On Windows

  1. Download the MSI (‘Windows Installer’) of PuTTY from,
  2. Execute the MSI installer.





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