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==Syncing Software Center==
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==Software Available in Software Center==
 
==Software Available in Software Center==

Latest revision as of 20:33, 14 January 2020

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 Included on All Imaged Machines

All University imaged machines include the following software:

  • MS Office 2016
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Java Runtime Environment
  • Google Chrome
  • Notepad 2
  • SurePDF Plugin
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Cisco Anyconnect VPN client (Laptops only)

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 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 Help Desk ticket.

Using Software Center

  1. Click the Windows button in the lower left.
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  2. Type Software Center and click when it appears.
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  3. You will see a list of all available software.
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  4. Click 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.
  • Click the Installation Status tab to monitor your installation and to see what software has been installed via the Software Center.

Syncing Software Center

  • The software center will do a sync about once a week to get a list of all of the available software the university has to offer. This sync can be forced at any time by doing the following steps:
  1. Click Options.
    SoftwareCenter-Option.png
  2. Click the drop menu for computer maintenance
    SoftwareCenter-ComputerMaintenance.png
  3. Click 'Sync Policy'
    SoftwareCenter-SyncPolicy.png

Software Available in Software Center

The following software is currently available in the Software Center:

  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Adobe Bridge CC
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe InDesign CC
  • Adobe Muse CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Autodesk Maya 2018
  • Autodesk Mudbox 2018
  • Autodesk Netfabb 2018
  • Blender
  • Brackets
  • FileZilla
  • Google Chrome
  • Meshmixer
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • Microsoft Project 2016
  • Microsoft Visio 2016
  • Sculptris Alpha 6
  • Skype™
  • SPSS
  • Treesize Professional
  • VLC Media Player
  • Wolfram Mathematica

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

Additional Software Included on a Windows Student Lab Machine

Lab machines are intended for use in a multi-user, public environment and include the following additional software as of 3/7/2016:

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.