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Free Software (ConnectWright)

Welcome to the CaTS ConnectWright webpage. This page was developed to serve the campus community in obtaining free software that CaTS supports, such as virus scanning, spyware scanning and many others. You can browse the software below, listed by category. You can also click a category to the left and be taken directly to the list of software in that category. Please note that many of the download links go to websites outide of Wright State University, such as Microsoft.com and Download.com. All of these websites are safe and trusted providers of downloadable software. If you have any questions concerning the ConnectWright webpage, feel free to contact the Help Desk by calling (937) 775-4827 or by sending an email to helpdesk@wright.edu.

Browsers & Email

Software Title: Google Chrome
Description:
CaTS Supported:
Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Google Chrome for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download Google Chrome for Macintosh


Software Title: Internet Explorer
Description: Microsoft's web browsing program
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Internet Explorer for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: Mozilla Firefox
Description: Firefox is a popular web browser similar to that of Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Mozilla Firefox for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download Mozilla Firefox for Macintosh


Software Title: Mozilla Thunderbird
Description: Thunderbird is a popular email client similar to that of Microsoft's Outlook Express.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Mozilla Thunderbird for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download Mozilla Thunderbird for Macintosh


Software Title: Apple Safari
Description: Apple Safari is a web browser similar to that of Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Apple Safari for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download Apple Safari for Macintosh

Classroom Software

Software Title: Respondus
Description: Create WebCT quizzes, surveys, and self-tests off-line with an interface that's easier to use than WebCT’s built-in tools. You can also create printed versions of your online exams. This Windows program is only for faculty with designer access to WebCT courses. Mac users may run Respondus if they run Windows under Parallels, Boot Camp or Virtual PC.
CaTS Supported: Limited
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Respondus for Windows | Download Respondus Registration Code (PDF)
Macintosh Download: N/A

Media Players

Software Title: Flip4Mac
Description: Flip4Mac allows Mac OS X (10.3.9 or later) users to play Windows Media Player content in QuickTime and Safari.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: N/A
Macintosh Download: Download Flip4Mac for Macintosh


Software Title: QuickTime
Description: Quicktime allows you to play movies and audio on your Windows or Macintosh computer.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download QuickTime for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download QuickTime for Macintosh


Software Title: QuickTime with iTunes
Description: Quicktime allows you to play movies and audio on your Windows or Macintosh computer.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download QuickTime with iTunes for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download QuickTime with iTunes for Macintosh


Software Title: Real Player
Description: Real Player receives and plays back streaming audio and video media over the Internet and also plays music and video stored locally on your computer.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Real Player for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: Windows Media Player
Description: Windows Media Player receives and plays back streaming audio and video media over the Internet and also plays music and video stored locally on your computer.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Windows Media Player for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: VLC Media Player
Description: VLC Media Player is an all purpose media player.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download VLC Media Player for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download VLC Media Player for Macintosh

Patches & Add-ons

Software Title: MyFiles Vista Patch
Description: This patch allows Windows Vista users to access their campus H:\ drive.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download MyFiles Vista Patch for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: Office 2003/2007 Converter
Description: This patch allows Office 2003 users to read Office 2007 file types.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Office 2003/2007 Converter for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: Office 2007 PDF Creation Add-on
Description: This patch places an add-on in Office 2007 programs to allow you to save files in the PDF format.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Office 2007 PDF Creation Add-on for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: Office 2004/2008 Patch
Description: This patch allows Mac Office 2004 users to read Mac Office 2008 files types.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: N/A
Macintosh Download: Download Office 2004/2008 Patch for Macintosh

Security Software

Software Title: AVG Anti-Virus
Description: AVG Anti-Virus is an open source virus detection and removal program for Windows.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download AVG Anti-Virus for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: Avast Free Antivirus
Description: Avast Free Antivirus is an open source virus detection and removal program for Windows.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download Avast Free Antivirus for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: ClamXav
Description: ClamXav is an open source virus detection and removal program for Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: N/A
Macintosh Download: Download ClamXav for Macintosh


Software Title: iAntiVirus
Description: iAntivirus is an open source virus detection and removal program for Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: N/A
Macintosh Download: Download iAntiVirus for Macintosh


Software Title: Malware Bytes 
Description: Malware Bytes is a malware removal tool for Windows.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download Malware Bytes for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: Microsoft Security Essentials
Description: Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A

Specialty Software

Software Title: Adium
Description: Adium is a multi-service chat client for the Mac.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: N/A
Macintosh Download: Download Adium for Macintosh


Software Title: Adobe Reader
Description: Adobe Reader is an application for viewing PDF (Portable Document File) files.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Adobe Reader for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download Adobe Reader for Macintosh


Software Title: Audacity
Description: Audacity is an all purpose audio recording utility.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download Audacity for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download Audacity for Macintosh


Software Title: Fetch 5.5
Description: Fetch is an FTP and SFTP client for the Apple Macintosh.
CaTS Supported:
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: N/A
Macintosh Download: Download Fetch 5.5 for Macintosh


Software Title: FileZilla
Description: FileZilla allows you to securely connect to a server to upload files.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download FileZilla for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download FileZilla for Macintosh


Software Title: GIMP
Description: GIMP is an all purpose photo editing utility.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download GIMP for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download GIMP for Macintosh


Software Title: ImgBurn
Description: ImgBurn is CD/DVD burning software. This product WILL NOT allow users to make copies of copyrighted material.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download ImgBurn for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: Java
Description: Java allows you to use Java applications.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download Java for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: Notepad++
Description: Notepad++ is an application for website source code editing.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download Notepad ++ for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: SSH (Secure FTP)
Description: SSH allows you to securely connect to a server to upload files.
CaTS Supported: Yes
Support Info: Contact CaTS
Windows Download: Download SSH (Secure FTP) for Windows
Macintosh Download: N/A


Software Title: Stuffit Expander
Description: Stuffit Expander is a compression tool for Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: N/A
Macintosh Download: Download Stuffit Expander for Macintosh


Software Title: Text Wrangler
Description: TextWrangler is an applilcation for website source code editing.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: N/A
Macintosh Download: Download Text Wrangler for Macintosh


Software Title: Virtual Box
Description: Virtual Box allows users to run virtual machines on their computer.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download Virtual Box for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download Virtual Box for Macintosh

Data Backup

Software Title: Carbonite*
Description: Carbonite is an online data backup service.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download Carbonite for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download Carbonite for Macintosh


Software Title: Drop Box
Description: Dropbox is a free, Multi-OS, file hosting service which enables users to store and share files and folders with others across the Internet using file synchronization across many computers. Dropbox is for home/personal use only and should not be used to store, transmit or share official university or confidential information.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download Drop Box for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download Drop Box for Macintosh


Software Title: Mozy*
Description: Mozy is an online data backup service.
CaTS Supported: No
Support Info: Company Support
Windows Download: Download Mozy for Windows
Macintosh Download: Download Mozy for Macintosh