Software on library computers

What software is available on library computers?

Answer ID 1560 | Last updated on 20/01/2023 04.50 PM

Computers in the Library run the Microsoft Windows 10, 64-bit operating system.

Visitors to the Library can login to computers using the 'All other patrons' option. There is access to selected software which includes:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • FrontMotion Firefox web browser* 
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser*
  • Google Chrome*
  • Java
  • EndNote 20
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2019
  • VLC Media Player
  • Notepad++
  • R Studio
* Internet access is restricted to certain websites for visitors.

UWA staff and students have access to the software available to visitors, plus the following popular software. A full list of software accessible for UWA Staff and Students is available online.

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite^, which includes:
    • Acrobat DC
    • Bridge
    • InCopy
    • Audition
    • InDesign
    • Dreamweaver
    • Illustrator
    • Lightroom Classic
    • Photoshop
    • Premier Pro
    • After Effects
    • Media Encoder
  • 3DS Max
  • ArcGIS Desktop 10.8.1
  • Audacity 2.3.2
  • Blender 2.80
  • Fusion 360
  • LaTex - Texmaker
  • Matlab 2020B
  • Mendeley Desktop
  • Navisworks Manage 2021
  • Nvivo
  • Revit 2021
  • SAS
  • Sketchup
  • Solidworks 2019
  • SpaceGass 12.8

^ Students are licensed to access the Adobe Creative Cloud suite on Library and general use computer labs. You will need to confirm you are a UWA student by entering your student email address when prompted (you don't need to enter your password at this point). Following this you will directed to a UWA Single Sign On page where you will need to enter your Pheme details. You will then have access to the suite for the duration of your computer login session.

Note: This list is subject to change.

Library computers can read from and save to USB devices. USB CD/DVD drives are loanable from the information desk for Library members.

You must save all documents to a removable drive or your student network storage. You can temporarily save documents to the Documents folder while you are logged on to the computer.

There are also licensed software downloads available for installation on personal devices including ArcGIS, EndNote, SAS, Virtual-CloneDrive, Sophos and UniConnect-VPN.

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