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Free Software (ConnectWright)

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About 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 outside of Wright State University, such as Microsoft.com and Ninite.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.
 

Available To

Students, faculty, staff
 

Web Browsers and Email

Software Description Support How to Download
Google Chrome Google's web browsing program. Contact CaTS Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox Firefox is a popular web browser similar to that of Microsoft's Internet Explorer. Contact CaTS Mozilla Firefox
Mozilla Thunderbird Thunderbird is a popular email client similar to that of Microsoft's Outlook Express. Contact CaTS Mozilla Thunderbird
Apple Safari Apple Safari is a web browser similar to that of Microsoft's Internet Explorer. Contact CaTS Apple Safari

 

Classroom Software

Software Description Support How to Download
Respondus

Create Pilot quizzes, surveys, and self-tests off-line with an interface that's easier to use than Pilot'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 Pilot courses. Mac users may run Respondus once they have launched a quiz in Pilot, by selecting either the Download and install link or the Launch LockDown Browser button if it is already installed on the computer.

Contact CaTS

 

Data Backup

Software Description Support How to Download
Dropbox Dropbox is a free, Multi-OS, file hosting service that 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. Company Support Dropbox

 

Media Players

Software  Description Support How to Download
QuickTime Quicktime allows you to play movies and audio on your Windows or Macintosh computer. Contact CaTS QuickTime
QuickTime with iTunes Quicktime allows you to play movies and audio on your Windows or Macintosh computer. Contact CaTS QuickTime with iTunes
Real Player 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. Contact CaTS Real Player for Windows
Windows Media Player 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. Contact CaTS Windows Media Player
VLC Media Player VLC Media Player is an all-purpose media player. Company Support VLC Media Player

 

Security Software 

Software Description Support How to Download
AVG Anti-Virus AVG Anti-Virus is an open-source virus detection and removal program for Windows. Company Support AVG Anti-Virus for Windows
Avast Free Antivirus Avast Free Antivirus is an open-source virus detection and removal program for Windows. Company Support
Microsoft Security Essentials Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Company Support Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows

 

Specialty Software

Software Description Support How to Download
Adium Adium is a multi-service chat client for the Mac. Company Support Adium for Macintosh
Adobe Reader Adobe Reader is an application for viewing PDF (Portable Document File) files. Contact CaTS Adobe Reader
Audacity Audacity is an all-purpose audio recording utility. Company Support Audacity
Fetch 5.7 Fetch is an FTP and SFTP client for the Apple Macintosh. Contact CaTS Fetch 5.7 is available for free for educational use. To register for a free code, visit Fetch Softwares.
FileZilla FileZilla allows you to securely connect to a server to upload files. Company Support FileZilla
GIMP GIMP is an all-purpose photo editing utility. Company Support GIMP
ImgBurn ImgBurn is CD/DVD burning software. This product WILL NOT allow users to make copies of copyrighted material. Company Support ImgBurn for Windows
Java Java allows you to use Java applications. Contact CaTS Java for Windows
Notepad++ Notepad++ is an application for website source code editing. Company Support Notepad ++ for Windows
SSH (Secure FTP) SSH allows you to securely connect to a server to upload files. Contact CaTS SSH (Secure FTP) for Windows