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Software Center allows you to install applications via an easy to use interface. Software Center is similar to a free app store wherein you select the applications you would like, and they are downloaded directly to your computer without the need for additional passwords, permissions, or a technician on-site. Applications available in Software Center are licensed for use by members of the University. If you would like to request an application that is not listed, please submit a [https://www.wpunj.edu/helpdesk Help Desk ticket].
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The below article lists the software included on both University-issued student lab and faculty/staff machines. Instructions on using the 'Software Center' are also outlined.
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=Software Center=
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The Software Center allows you to install applications through an easy to use self-service interface. The Software Center functionality is similar to an app store wherein you select the applications you would like, and they are downloaded directly to your computer without the need for additional passwords, permissions, or a technician on-site. Applications available in Software Center are licensed for use by members of the University community. If you would like to request an application that is not listed, please submit a [https://www.wpunj.edu/helpdesk Help Desk ticket].
  
 
==Using Software Center==
 
==Using Software Center==
# Click the Windows button in the lower left. <br clear=all>[[File:Windows-button.JPG]]
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# Click the '''Start''' button, type '''Software Center''' and click the icon when it appears. <br>[[File:Softwarecenter-01.PNG|250px]] <br>
# Type Software Center and click when it appears. <br clear=all>[[File:Software-center-start.JPG]]
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# The ''Applications'' tab will show you a list of software available to download. Alternatively, you can search for software by application name or keyword using the search bar located at the top right of the window. <br>[[File:Softwarecenter-02.PNG|300px]]  
# You will see a list of all available software. <br clear=all>[[File:Software-center-avail-apps.JPG]]
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# Select the application you would like to install and click the '''Install''' button. Estimated installation times and VPN availability are listed for each application in the details section below the list. <br> [[File:Softwarecenter-04.PNG|300px]]
# Put a check mark next to the applications you would like to install and click the Install button. Estimated installation times are listed for each application in the details section below the list.
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# Click the '''Installation Status''' tab to monitor your installation and to see what software has been installed via the Software Center. <br> [[File:Softwarecenter-03.PNG|300px]]
  
* Click the Installation Status tab to monitor your installation
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==Syncing Software Center==
* Click the Installed Software tab to see what software has been installed via the Software Center
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The Software Center syncs about once a week to get an updated list of available software offered by the University. This sync can be forced at any time by following these steps:
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# Click the '''Options''' tab.
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# Click the drop menu for '''Computer Maintenance'''.
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# Click the '''Sync Policy''' button. <br> [[File:Softwarecenter-05.PNG|400px]]
  
 
==Software Available in Software Center==
 
==Software Available in Software Center==
::The following software is currently available in the Software Center:
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The following software is currently available in the Software Center:
::*Adobe Dreamweaver CC x64
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::* 7-Zip
::*Adobe InDesign CC x64
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::* Adobe Brackets
::*Adobe Illustrator CC x64
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::* [[Adobe Acrobat|Adobe Acrobat DC]]
::*Adobe Photoshop CC x64
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::* [[Adobe_Creative_Cloud#Install_Adobe_CC_Apps_On_Campus|Adobe Creative Cloud Design Suite]] includes:
::*Adobe Dreamweaver CC x64
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:::* Bridge
::*FileZilla 3.7.3
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:::* Dreamweaver
::*Google Chrome
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:::* Illustrator
::*SPSS 21
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:::* Indesign
::*Microsoft Project 2010
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:::* Media Encoder
::*Microsoft Visio 2010
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:::* Photoshop
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:::* Lightroom/Lightroom Classic
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::* [[Adobe_Creative_Cloud#Install_Adobe_CC_Apps_On_Campus|Adobe Creative Cloud Production Suite]] includes:
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:::* After Effects
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:::* Animate
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:::* Audition
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:::* Character Animator
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:::* Premiere Pro
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::* Autodesk Fusion 360
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::* Autodesk Maya
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::* Autodesk Meshmixer
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::* Autodesk Mudbox
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::* Autodesk Netfabb
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::* Blender
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::* [[webex|Cisco WebEx]]
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::* FileZilla  
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::* IBM [[SPSS]] Statistics
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::* MakerBot Print
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::* [https://itwiki.wpunj.edu/index.php/Microsoft_Office_365#Microsoft_Teams Microsoft Teams]
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::* R
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::* R Studio
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::* Sculptris Alpha 6
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::* [[Treesize|Treesize Professional]]
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::* VLC Media Player
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::* Ultimaker Cura
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::* [[Wolfram Mathematica]]
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::* [[YuJa]] Software Capture
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::* [[Zoom]]
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==Software Pre-Installed on All Imaged Machines==
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All University imaged machines include the following software:
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::* MS Office 2016
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::* Google Chrome
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::* Cisco Secure Endpoint Connector
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::* [[VPN Remote Access|Cisco Anyconnect VPN client (Laptops only)]]
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Software that is already installed on the machine will be displayed on the "Installed Software" tab in the Software Center.
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==Additional Software Pre-Installed on a Windows Student Lab Machine==
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Lab machines are intended for use in a multi-user, public environment and include the following additional software:
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::* IBM [[SPSS]] Statistics
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::* SAS 9.4
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::* [[Wolfram Mathematica]]
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This list pertains to both desktop and laptop lab machines.
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Please note that certain labs will include specialized software. A list of these labs can be found on the [http://www.wpunj.edu/it/user-services/Labs.dot  User Services webpage].
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Latest revision as of 10:39, 2 August 2022

The below article lists the software included on both University-issued student lab and faculty/staff machines. Instructions on using the 'Software Center' are also outlined.

Software Center

The Software Center allows you to install applications through an easy to use self-service interface. The Software Center functionality is similar to an app store wherein you select the applications you would like, and they are downloaded directly to your computer without the need for additional passwords, permissions, or a technician on-site. Applications available in Software Center are licensed for use by members of the University community. If you would like to request an application that is not listed, please submit a Help Desk ticket.

Using Software Center

  1. Click the Start button, type Software Center and click the icon when it appears.
    Softwarecenter-01.PNG
  2. The Applications tab will show you a list of software available to download. Alternatively, you can search for software by application name or keyword using the search bar located at the top right of the window.
    Softwarecenter-02.PNG
  3. Select the application you would like to install and click the Install button. Estimated installation times and VPN availability are listed for each application in the details section below the list.
    Softwarecenter-04.PNG
  4. Click the Installation Status tab to monitor your installation and to see what software has been installed via the Software Center.
    Softwarecenter-03.PNG

Syncing Software Center

The Software Center syncs about once a week to get an updated list of available software offered by the University. This sync can be forced at any time by following these steps:

  1. Click the Options tab.
  2. Click the drop menu for Computer Maintenance.
  3. Click the Sync Policy button.
    Softwarecenter-05.PNG

Software Available in Software Center

The following software is currently available in the Software Center:

  • Bridge
  • Dreamweaver
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Media Encoder
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom/Lightroom Classic
  • After Effects
  • Animate
  • Audition
  • Character Animator
  • Premiere Pro

Software Pre-Installed on All Imaged Machines

All University imaged machines include the following software:


Software that is already installed on the machine will be displayed on the "Installed Software" tab in the Software Center.

Additional Software Pre-Installed on a Windows Student Lab Machine

Lab machines are intended for use in a multi-user, public environment and include the following additional software:

This list pertains to both desktop and laptop lab machines. Please note that certain labs will include specialized software. A list of these labs can be found on the User Services webpage.