Virtual Software

List of software available virtually

  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe After Effects CS6
  • Adobe Bridge CS6
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
  • Adobe Encore CS6
  • Adobe Fireworks CS6
  • Adobe Flash Builder 4.6
  • Adobe Flash Professional CS6
  • Adobe Illustrator CS6
  • Adobe InDesign CS6
  • Adobe Media Encoder CS6
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Adobe Prelude CS6
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
  • Adobe Speedgrade CS6
  • ArcCatalog 10.6
  • ArcGlobe 10.6
  • ArcMap 10.6
  • ArcScene 10.6
  • AutoCAD 2019
  • Calculator
  • EndNote X9
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 25
  • MATLAB R2018b
  • R x64 3.5.1
  • RStudio
  • StataSE 15
  • Wolfram Mathematica 11

In the library

Virtual software is available in the library on the VMware Horizon Client.

Open the client on any library computer and log-in with your CougarNet to access these software.

Access virtual software on your device

1. Download and install VMware Horizon Client

The client is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, and Chrome OS.

  1. Go to the VMware website to download the client
  2. Select “Go to Downloads” next to your device’s operating system and download the installation file
  3. Run the installation file and follow the instructions to install VMware Horizon Client

2. Connect to the server

After VMWare Horizon Client is installed on your device:

  1. Open VMware Horizon Client
  2. Enter the connection server: vcon.lib.uh.edu
  3. Select “Connect”

3. Login with CougarNet

  1. A login window will appear to enter your CougarNet
  2. Domain: COUGARNET
  3. Select “Login”

The list of available software should appear.

Save your work on virtual software

  1. In the software’s menu, go to “File > Save As…”
  2. Select “This PC”
  3. Find and select your device’s local storage or your inserted USB stick. It may be listed under “Devices and drives” and/or “Network locations”
  4. The files on your device or USB stick should be visible. Select your preferred location and select “Save”

Allow access to your device to save

You must give VMware Horizon Client access to the storage space and/or USB stick to save.

VMware will ask you to allow access when the client is first launched. Select “Allow” when this window appears.

To allow access after launch, or to change these settings:

  1. Go the the settings in VMware Horizon Client
  2. Go to “Sharing”
  3. Check the box labeled “Allow access to [your username]” to allow access to your device’s storage
  4. Check the box labeled “Allow access to removable storage” to allow access to your USB stick or other removable storage devices

Having issues?
Visit the Technology Consultation Room in MD Anderson Library or call the TCR at 713-743-2696.