Site Licensed Software

Software List

OSU maintains a variety of software licenses for academic use. Detailed information on each software package and online request forms are available by clicking on the links below.

Legal use of all software by OSU departments, faculty, staff and students is essential, so please make sure you are familiar with the license restrictions for any of the software below that is installed on your computer(s).  By downloading the software, you agree to have read and understand the 'Licensing Restrictions' for the software.

Adobe Acrobat Pro

Oregon State University has subscribed to an Enterprise License for Adobe Acrobat Pro and Creative Cloud.

The total cost of the Adobe Campus License is split annually by all colleges
and departments using the Adobe products. Usage is determined annually to allocate the continued cost of each department’s contribution to the site license. 

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Technical Support:

  • The installations of both Adobe Acrobat and the Adobe Creative Cloud must be performed by the Departmental Computer Administrators or Helpdesks of each college or department.  Please contact your IT department for more information on their process for requesting the software.  Click here to see current list of Computer Helpdesks.

Adobe Connect

Adobe® Connect™ is a web conferencing platform for web meetings, eLearning, and webinars. It powers mission critical web conferencing solutions end-to-end, on virtually any device, and enables organizations from leading corporations to the U.S. Department of Defense to fundamentally improve productivity.  Learn more ›

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty and staff on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Each individual Named Host has the ability to host a meeting with up to 100 total attendees on the Adobe Hosted platform.

Named Hosts may create an unlimited number of meeting rooms, however, the Named Host can only use one of their rooms at any one time and rooms cannot be accessed unless the Named Host is present.

Named Hosts must be individuals, not groups or generic logins, and a Named Host license cannot be shared between more than one individual.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Oregon State University has subscribed to an Enterprise License for Adobe Acrobat Pro and Creative Cloud.

The total cost of the Adobe Campus License is split annually by all colleges and departments using the Adobe products. Usage is determined annually to allocate the continued cost of each department’s contribution to the site license. 

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Technical Support:

  • The installations of both Adobe Acrobat and the Adobe Creative Cloud must be performed by the Departmental Computer Administrators or Helpdesks of each college or department.  Please contact your IT department for more information on their process for requesting the software.  Click here to see current list of Computer Helpdesks.
Enterprise License Includes:  
Acrobat Pro XI Edge Reflow Lightroom CC
After Effects CC Encore CC Media Encoder CC
Audition CC Fireworks CC Muse CC
Bridge CC Flash Builder Premium Photoshop CC
Dreamweaver CC Flash Pro CC Prelude CC
Edge Animate Illustrator CC Premiere Pro CC
Edge Code InCopy CC Scout CC
Edge Inspect InDesign CC SpeedGrade CC
     
Does NOT Include:  
Connect 9 Purchase annual license here from OSU Site Licensed Software
Captivate 8 $161.54 - Purchase from OETC
MFG SKU# 65232097AB03A00
Presenter 10 $110.52 - Purchase from OETC
MFG SKU# 65233194AB03A00
 EchoSign $3000.00 (10 user bundle) - Purchase from OETC
MFG SKU# ECHOSIGN

ArcGIS

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students* on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

*Students will receive a One Year Student Edition ArcGIS Desktop License
  for use while taking GIS-related courses or programs
.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Technical Support Contact Information:

  • The Student Edition Does NOT include Esri Technical Support
     The faculty and staff providing the GIS-related courses or programs
     utilizing this software will need to provide student support.

AutoDesk Software & Apps

Autodesk has a new Design Website where OSU faculty, staff and students download free copies of Autodesk's latest 3D design products. Curriculum and learning tools for each of these products are also available on this site as well as a place to post questions.  See below for detailed list of available AutoDesk titles.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Download

Click below to access the AutoDesk webpage and download your free one year licensed software.

 Download for Students
 Download for Faculty and Staff

Available design software and creativity apps:

AutoCAD Design Suite Ultimate

Education Master Suite
Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate
Factory Design Suite Ultimate
Infrastructure Design Suite Ultimate
Plant Design Suite Ultimate
Product Design Suite Ultimate
3ds Max
3ds Max Design
Advance Concrete
Advance Steel
Alias AutoStudio
AutoCAD for Mac
AutoCAD LT
Ecotect Analysis
Fabrication CADmep
Fabrication CAMduct
Fabrication ESTmep
Inventor HSM Pro
Inventor Publisher
Maya LT
Mental Ray Standalone
Sketchbook Pro for Enterprise
Smoke
Vault Professional
Vehicle Tracking
VRED Professional

ChemDraw

ChemDraw is the drawing tool of choice for chemists to create publication-ready, scientifically intelligent drawings for use in ELNs, databases and publications and for querying chemical databases.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

 Download ChemDraw

EndNote

EndNote is used to search online bibliographic databases, organize their references, images and PDFs in any language, and create bibliographies and figure lists instantly. EndNote for Windows and Macintosh is a valuable all-in-one tool that integrates the following tasks into one program:

  • Search bibliographic databases on the Internet
  • Organize references, images, PDFs and other files
  • Construct your paper with built-in manuscript templates
  • Watch the bibliography and figure list appear as you write
License Restrictions: 

Endnote is available to Faculty, Staff and Grad Students under a volume pricing plan for purchase either by department index/grant number or personal/business check (made payable to OSU). Under the terms of the contract OSU is the licensee not the individual user. One license covers one computer installation. You have home-use rights at the university (you may install on both your home and work computers as long as the majority of the EndNote usage is on your work computer and that you are the sole user of both computers).

If you leave the university, you must remove the software from your home computer, and the license for your work computer will be transferred to another employee.

Technical Support Information:

  •  For more information on EndNote Web (which is stand-alone option that can be used with EndNote), click here or contact the Library for more information on how to set up an EndNote Web account.
  • The Valley Library holds free EndNote classes for grad students and faculty a few times per term. If you are interested in what is being offered, please go to their Library Workshop web page, where you can see what is being offered and sign up for the classes.

Gaussian

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.  Please contact software licenses if you have special circumstances that require installation on a personally-owned computer.  Installation on a personal computer requires approval in writing from our Gaussian representative.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Geometer's Sketchpad

Geometer's Sketchpad gives students a tangible, visual way to learn mathematics that increases their engagement, understanding, and achievement.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Download:

OSU has purchased a limited set of Geometer's Sketchpad software. Contact Thomas Dick, 541-737-1570 for details.

Imagine

​ERDAS IMAGINE is a geospatial data authoring system supplying tools for Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty and staff on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.  The campus server currently contains 50 Imagine licenses and 20 Photogrammetry licenses.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

JMP

JMP is a statistical discovery software from SAS which links dynamic data visualization with powerful statistics, in memory and on the desktop. It is a tool for expert data analysis, design of experiments, and Six Sigma implementation.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional computers or personally-owned computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Technical Support:

LabVIEW

LabVIEW is a graphical programming platform that helps engineers scale from design to test and from small to large systems.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Maple

Maple is a mathematical computation engine with an intuitive, clickable user interface with support for numeric computations, to arbitrary precision, as well as symbolic computation and visualization.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

Available for OSU faculty and staff on personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

Available for OSU student purchase for use on personally-owned devices and computers: MapleSoft Web Store.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

MatLab

Oregon State University has subscribed to a Total Academic Headcount (TAH) Site License for MATLAB.  The license will require yearly reactivation.  This new licensing includes many, but not all MATLAB toolboxes.  See the current list of licensed toolboxes here.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional or up to 4 personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Technical Support:

Technical support for downloading and installation will be provided by your Departmental Computer Administrators and HelpDesks.  Click here to see current list of Computer Helpdesks.

If you have an existing MATLAB installation, it will continue to work. If you wish to change to this new license, we recommend removing your old installation and starting fresh.

Download:

  1. Create a MathWorks account using your @onid.oregonstate.edu email address. Note that you MUST use your ONID email address. Do not register with any other address.
    Click here to Create MathWorks account now (select "Academic Use" on dropdown).
  2. Wait for the account activation email. This may take a few minutes.  DO NOT CLICK THE EMAILED LINK UNTIL YOU READ STEP 4 BELOW!
  3. When the account activation email arrives, before clicking the link, copy the activation key to your clipboard (control or command - c): Activation Key (ONID login required)                  
  4. Click the link in the email to return to the MathWorks website, and fill out the form using the above activation key in the provided field to create your account.
  5. Upon successful account creation you will be given the option to download the software as seen below or you can Click Here.

MATLAB

  1. Locate, unzip, and double click your downloaded installer file.
  2. In the MathWorks installer, select Log in with a MathWorks Account and follow the online instructions.
  3. By default, ALL toolboxes and SIMULINK are selected for download. This amounts to 4.5GBs. You may want to deselect unneeded toolboxes/software.
  4. After downloading and installing your products, keep the Activate MATLAB checkbox selected and click Next.
  5. When asked to provide a user name, verify that the displayed user name is correct. Continue with the process until activation is complete.

Mathematica

Mathematica is a computational software program used in many scientific, engineering, mathematical and computing fields, based on symbolic mathematics.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Download:

  1. Request an activation code, via email: Software Licensing
    using the subject Line: Mathematica Code Request
  2. Once you receive your activation code via email, Create Wolfram account using your @onid.oregonstate.edu email address.
    Note that you MUST use your ONID email address. Do not register with any other address.
  3. Wait for the account activation email. This may take a few minutes.
  4. Enter the activation code you requested from OSU Software Licensing.
  5. Download the Mathematica version of your choice using the information provided on the Wolfram webpage.

Microsoft Software

Oregon State University participates in the Microsoft Campus Agreement (MSCA) that provides software and client access licenses for Microsoft Software. The MSCA provides upgrade and downgrade rights for both the desktop Operating Systems and Productivity Suites.

The systems covered under this agreement are limited to OSU owned computers and devices. Please see the License Restrictions section of this page for personal and student options.

Products Covered for installation on institutional computers only:

  • Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (Upgrade/Downgrade Rights)
    Windows 98, NT, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, Windows 7 and 8 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Office Productivity Suites (Upgrade/Downgrade Rights)
    Suite Includes: Word, Excel, Outlook (Entourage), Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, and OneNote.
    • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 (PC)
    • Microsoft Office 2011 (Mac)
  • Additional Software: (Participating Departments Listed Below Only)
    • Microsoft Project
    • Microsoft Visio
  • Client Access Licenses:
    • Core Client Access Licenses
    • Enterprise Client Access Licenses

Cost

  • Desktop Bundle (Office Professional with Enterprise CALs) - $52.89/FTE
  • Microsoft Project - $5.19/FTE
  • Microsoft Visio - $4.88/FTE
  • Microsoft Visual Studio - No longer available
  • Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) - $3.09/FTE

Products Covered for installation on personal computers:

License Restrictions: 

The basic Microsoft license covers the installation of desktop Operating Systems and Productivity Suites for faculty and staff of all departments on institutional computers only.  Add-ons only cover those departments that participate in the individual enrollments each year.  Add-on enrollment is available in the fall.  Physical media should be purchased through Dell, our offical Microsoft Reseller. 

Undergraduate Students should visit the Office 365 webpage.

For other software options, including operating systems, please visit the Helpdocs Software page.

2015 Microsoft Campus Agreement Add-Ons
Participating Departments
The following departments have licensed the additional products of Visio and/or Project under the campus agreement.
Department   Visio Project
Academic Program & Student Affairs Visio Project
Academic Technologies Visio Project
Agricultural Sciences & Marine Business Center Visio  
Agricultural Sciences Computer Services Visio  
Arts & Sciences Business Center Visio  
Associate Provost Enrollment Management Visio Project
Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center Visio  
Budget & Fiscal Planning Visio Project
Business Affairs Visio Project
Capital Planning & Development Visio Project
Cascades Executive Office Visio Project
Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Visio Project
Civil & Construction Engineering Visio Project
College Forests Visio Project
Community Network Visio Project
Community Relations & Administration Visio Project
Crop and Soil Science Visio Project
Department of Public Safety Visio  
Enrollment Management Information Technologies Visio Project
Enterprise Computing Services Visio  
Facilities, Operations & Maintenance Visio Project
Forest Ecosystems & Society Visio Project
Forest Engineering, Resources & Management Visio Project
Forestry Administration Visio Project
Forestry Extension Visio Project
Graduate School Administration Visio  
Hatfield Marine Science Center Visio Project
Health Human Science SW Outreach Visio  
Health Science Business Center Visio  
Human Resources Visio  
Information Services Central Administration Visio Project
Institutional Research Visio Project
Intercultural Student Services Visio Project
INTO OSU Program Visio  
IT Infrastructure Services Visio  
Memorial Union Visio Project
Nuclear Engineering Visio Project
Radiation Center Visio Project
Telecommunications Visio  
Vice President of Research Visio Project
Wood Science & Engineering Visio Project

Microsoft Office Home Use

The Home Use Program for Microsoft Office allows faculty, staff, and graduate research / teaching assistants who are on paid assistantships to license and install Microsoft Office products on their personally owned computer.

Unlike the old Work at Home program, the Home Use Program does not stipulate that usage must be 100% work-related and a University index is no longer necessary to purchase the software.

Eligibility Requirements

Only regular Oregon State University employees or paid Graduate Research / Teaching Assistants are eligible. Temporary employees, undergraduates and graduate students paid as student workers are not eligible.

Versions Available

Microsoft has stopped distributing Microsoft Office 2003, Office 2007, Office 2008, and Office 2010. In addition, the Windows version now being distributed (Office 2013) requires either the Windows 7 or Windows 8; neither XP nor Vista are compatible. The new versions listed below are backwards compatible with documents created in previous versions:

  • Windows: Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Plus (requires Windows 7 or Windows 8)
  • Apple MacOS X: Microsoft Office 2011

Pricing

You will need to complete the purchase with a valid credit card.

  • Microsoft Office without a CD: $9.99
  • Microsoft Office with a CD: $12.99 (4-6 week delivery)

How to Obtain Microsoft Office Home Use Media

If you believe that you are eligible for the Microsoft Office Home Use program follow these steps for approval and download instructions.

  1. Submit the webform below.
  2. Once confirmed that you are authorized you will receive an email with an authorization code and a link to the Microsoft website.
  3. Visit the website link and provide the necessary credit card and information to purchase the Microsoft Office Suite of your choice.
  4. Download the software using the computer on which you want to install Microsoft Office.

Home Use Request Form

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

Respondus BB

Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment. Whether you are a veteran of online testing or relatively new to it, Respondus will save you hours on each project.

License Restrictions: 

Available for use by OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional and personal computers.

Download:

Technical Support Contact Information:

 

 

S-Plus

TIBCO Spotfire® S-Plus is analytics software for data exploration and collaboration.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

SAS

SAS is a software suite developed for advanced analytics, business intelligence, data management, and predictive analytics.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students* on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.  *Students please see Free Student  license guidelines below.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

*FREE STUDENT LICENSE GUIDELINES: These are the only options approved for use of a free student license for both students and grad students:

  • On a student-owned desktop or laptop
  • Student computer labs (managed by OSU IT personnel only)*
  • Specific classrooms with prior approval*

*Free Student licenses may NOT be installed on any office, research or lab computer for which research or work other than classwork/homework is completed.  An annual SAS license may be purchased for this type of use.

Technical Support:

SPSS

SPSS is a predictive analytics software program including these modules: 

  • SPSS Statistics Base
  • SPSS Missing Values
  • SPSS Regression
  • SPSS Advanced Statistics
License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

Available for OSU faculty and staff on personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

***SPSS may not be installed on any student-owned computers.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

SigmaPlot

SigmaPlot is a complete graphing and advisory statistics software suite. All of the advanced statistical analysis found in the package known as SigmaStat have now been incorporated into SigmaPlot along with several new statistical features.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Software Order Form

Place your order now for

Please enter the 6 character number with no spaces.
Please enter the 4 character number with no spaces.

Stata

Stata statistical software is a complete, integrated statistical software package that provides everything you need for data analysis, data management, and graphics. Stata is not sold in modules, which means you get everything you need in one package. And, you can choose a perpetual license, with nothing more to buy ever. Annual licenses are also available.

Stata is purchased with a credit card directly from the Stata website

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

The Individual Customer may install up to three (3) copies, provided that the Individual Customer is the Sole User* of each copy. 

*A Stata  Single-User license is for a named individual who is identified as the only Authorized User. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, StataCorp grants to Customer a non-assignable, nontransferable license, without the right to sublicense, to use the Licensed Software, in object-code form only, solely for Customer’s internal business, research, or educational purposes, and solely by the Individual Customer.   

  Purchase Stata

Statgraphics

Statgraphics is a powerful yet intuitive software program for data analysis, data visualization, statistical modeling, and predictive analytics. It is a comprehensive program offering over 230 procedures covering everything from summary statistics to advanced statistical models.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

 Download Statgraphics

Trimble TerraSync

Trimble TerraSync is software designed for efficient field GIS data collection and maintenance.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

XTools Pro

XTools Pro is a comprehensive set of useful vector spatial analysis, shape conversion, and table management tools for ArcGIS that greatly enhances ArcGIS functionality and allows ArcGIS users to get to a new level of efficiency and performance.

License Restrictions: 

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional devices or computers for use in education and non-commercial research.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Software Server - Softdist

The Software Distribution Server (\\softdist.science.oregonstate.edu) is managed by the Information Services - Client Services department and currently hosts some of the site-licensed software available to Oregon State University students, staff, and faculty. If the software you are attempting to find is not available on the SoftDist Server you may find it on the SoftStore Server (\\tss-softstore.tss.oregonstate.edu). Access to the Software Servers is based on security groups applied to your particular account.

Steps for ordering and downloading OSU Site Licensed Software

  • Choose your software package and place your software request here:   Order Software  You will immediately receive an email confirmation of your order.
  • Once your software order is processed, you will receive a second email granting you temporary access to the Software Distribution Server.
  • Ensure that you are either connected to the OSU network or you have VPN installed and running. Please go to the VPN page for details and installation information.
  • Access the software distribution server as noted below for your computer platform.
  • Once connected to the Softdist, you can run the installation from the server or save the installation file to your computer and run it from there. If your browser asks whether you want to open or save the download application file, click on the save file button! If you have any firewall software running, you may need to turn it off before downloading from the server.

Accessing the Softdist Software Distribution Server from a Windows Environment

  • Click on the Start Menu button and type in \\softdist.science.oregonstate.edu\SW in the white search/run box.
  • Press enter and the softdist server will open.
  • If the softdist does not open, click on this link for access to the  OSU Site License Software Distribution Server.
  • Follow the steps on this pdf to complete your access to the softdist software server:  Accessing Softdist for Windows
  • You will need to enter your ONID credentials and password to access the software server and download any site licensed software.

Accessing the Softdist Software Distribution Server from a MacOS X Environment

  • Follow the steps on this pdf to complete your access to the softdist software server:  Accessing Softdist for Mac or Linux
  • You will need to enter your ONID credentials and password to access the software server and download any site licensed software.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave the university, you must remove all site-licensed software from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on your work computers may be transferred to another employee.

Troubleshooting

If you have difficulties accessing this server or obtaining the software you need please coment on your software order email or contact Software Licensing.


Software Server - Softstore

The SoftStore Server (tss-softstore.tss.oregonstate.edu) is managed by Client Services and currently hosts some of the site-licensed software available to Oregon State University students, staff, and faculty. If the software you are attempting to find is not available on the SoftStore Server you may find it on the OSU Site License Software Distribution Server (\\softdist.science.oregonstate.edu) at /accounts-support/software/list. Access to the Software Servers is based on security groups applied to your particular account.

Accessing the Client Services - SoftStore Server from a Windows Environment

Please note that access from off campus will require a Oregon State University VPN connection.

  • Click on the Start Menu button and type in \\TSS-SoftStore.tss.oregonstate.edu in the white search/run box.
    search box
  • Press enter and the TSS-SoftStore server will open.
    TSS-SoftStore Server

Accessing the Client Services - SoftStore Server from a MacOS X Environment

Please note that access from off campus will require a Oregon State University VPN connection.

  • Click on the Go menu and select Connect to Server.
    Go menu, connect to server
  • Type in smb://tss-softstore.tss.oregonstate.edu and click the Connect button.
    Click Connect
  • Type in your domain\username, your password, and click the Connect button.
    enter your domain and username and password
  • Select the Mac volume from the list and click the OK button.
    select the Mac volume
  • You should now see the Mac volume and all available Mac software.
    Mac software is available to download

Troubleshooting

If you have difficulties accessing this server or obtaining the software you need please contact the Server Support Group (SSG) at 541-737-4710.