To see what comes in the box when you purchase an AD2 check out this unboxing.
It provides the User Interface for a 2 Channel Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer, Arbitrary Waveform Generator, Digital I/O and more. WaveForms 2015 is free to download, and Mac (Apple), Windows, and Linux compatible. This guide will go through installation of the software on OSX (Apple) after downloading it from the website.
Attached to this step is the video version of the instructable, in case you prefer to watch rather than read.
Step 1: Open the DMG File
Expand your downloads and open the dmg file that you just downloaded.
Step 2: Open the Drive
A drive named WaveForms should have been created on your desktop. Click on it to open it.
Step 3: Drag the WaveForms Icon Into Applications
In the window that opens, drag the WaveForms icon into the Applications folder icon.
This will Install WaveForms in Applications.
Step 4: Open the FTDI Driver Install
Double click the FTDI driver icon to start the install.
The FTDI driver is necessary for WaveForms to recognize the Analog Discovery 2.
Step 5: Allow the File to Be Opened - Optional
Depending on your security settings you may need to go in and allow the file to be opened.
Step 6: Click Continue
The FTDI driver installer will open.
Step 7: Click Continue
Click continue again.
Step 8: Read and Accept the License Agreement
Read the license agreement and click I agree if you do.
Step 9: Click Accept
Click accept to confirm that you accept the license agreement.
Step 10: Pick the User for the Install
Pick the user that you want to install WaveForms for.
Step 11: Click Install
Step 12: Click Close
Click close to close the installer.
Step 13: Open the Applications Folder
Open the Applications Folder.
Step 14: Open Waveforms
Double click on WaveForms to open it.
Step 15: Click Open
Step 16: Click Okay
When WaveForms first opens, if you do not have an Analog Discovery Plugged in, it will warn you that no device is connected.
Step 17: Open Demo Mode
We can run demo mode. Click on demo mode and click select.
Step 18: Open Oscilloscope in Demo Mode
Open the oscilloscope tool and hit play. You can see a square and sine wave being demonstrated.
Step 19: Plug in Analog Discovery 2 and Select Device
When you plug in the Analog Discovery 2 it will appear in the Device Manager.
Select that and you are ready to go!
Now that you have WaveForms 2015 you can move onto calibrating your device.