Software Center

What is Software Center?

  • Software Center allows for self-service software installations.
  • Software Center allows CaTS to report usage of software to optimize licensing costs.

Windows users: Software Center is now available on university-owned computers connected to the Wright State domain.

  • To determine if you have Software Center, go to your 'Start' menu, select 'All Programs', and Software Center will be listed if available.
  • If you have Software Center, refer to the Available Software section below for information on software installation.
  • If you don't see Software Center on your Windows PC, please call the Help Desk for assistance with installing the software.

Available Software

Installation Instructions (Windows PCs)

  1. Click Start >>All Programs.
  2. Click Software Center.
  3. Under Available Software, place a check next to the software you want to install.
    • Estimated installation time is shown at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Click the Install Selected button on the bottom right.
  5. View the status of your installation on the Installation Status tab.

Adobe Acrobat Pro XI

Available for Windows and Mac.

  • Acrobat Pro XI
  • Acrobat Distiller
  • Form Designer

Adobe Creative Cloud

Available for Windows and Mac.

There are two versions of Adobe Creative Cloud: Design Suite and Video Suite. See below for software included in these versions.

Design Suite

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Light Room 
  • InDesign
  • Dreamweaver
  • Flash 
  • Bridge
  • Fireworks
  • Muse 
  • InCopy

Video Suite

  • Audition
  • Media Encoder
  • Prelude
  • Premiere
  • After Effects
  • Encore

Wright State University faculty and staff are now able to purchase an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription for their personal home computer for only $10 a year.  Adobe Creative Cloud includes Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator and many more tools.  For more information and ordering, see the OnTheHub store and select the Faculty/Staff tab:


Other Software

  • AMOS
    • Only available for Windows PCs by request through the Help Desk.
  • Camtasia
    • Only available on Windows PCs connected to the Wright State domain.
  • Compustat
  • Mathematica 10.1
  • Matlab
  • Read & Write Gold
    • Windows PCs Only
  • SAS
    • If you already use SAS, use the Software Center to update your license code.
    • If you don’t yet use SAS, call the Help Desk to request installation.
  • Snap&Read
  • SPSS 23 for Windows
  • Stata