New software released

New software released to the Managed Desktop/ Laptop and CLT desktop.

Managd Desktop – Apps on Demand

  • Microsoft Office 2013 clean installer (removes 2010) 
    Rather than sitting alongside Microsoft Office 2010 this installer removes Office 2010 as part of the installation.
  • Dental Elective installer
    This can be found in Apps on Demand > College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing > Dentistry.
  • IBM SPSS 19 installer
    The license has changed and this is now available for all Managed Desktop users in Apps on Demand > Statistics.
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro XI installer
    This is now automatically included as part of the Managed Desktop build. Can also be downloaded from Apps on Demand > Utilities.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud packages (£69)
    See our licencing webpage.

CLT (IT suites and teaching rooms)

  • Dental Elective
    This can be found in Start > All Programs > College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing > Dentistry
  • Adobe Digital Editions
    This can be found in Start > All Programs > Utilities & Accessories
  • MEGA
    Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis. Available in Start > All Programs > College of Life Sciences > General.
  • Splitstree
    Compute un-rooted phylogenetic networks from molecular sequence data. Available in Start > All Programs > College of Life Sciences > General.
  • Figtree
    A graphical viewer of phylogenetic trees. Available in Start > All Programs > College of Life Sciences > General.
  • MrBayes
    MrBayes is a program for Bayesian inference and model choice across a wide range of phylogenetic and evolutionary models. Available in Start > All Programs > College of Life Sciences > General.

Managed Desktop/ Laptop change – users can now delete desktop, taskbar and start menu shortcuts and icons

We have made a small change that allows Managed Desktop/ Laptop users to delete desktop, taskbar and start menu shortcuts and icons. The ability to do this previously depended on which app you were trying to delete.

New apps on Managed Desktop/ Laptop

New apps added:

  • HESA Validation Kit (Apps on Demand > Business Apps)
  • Pidgin  (Apps on Demand)
  • Mindview 5 (Apps on Demand)
  • Sumatra PDF Viewer, Alternate PDF reader (Apps on Demand)
  • Outlook 2013 shared mailbox sent items fix (Applied from the Network)
  • SMART Notebook 11 installer (Apps on Demand)
  • Ansys 14 installer (Apps on Demand)
  • Windows Phone app for desktop (Apps on Demand)
  • MapInfo 11.5 to replace MapInfo 8.1.5b (Apps on Demand)
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 (Apps on Demand > Business Apps)

Which applications come with the Managed Desktop?

The Managed Desktop is delivered to you with some applications pre-installed. Many of these you will never need to know about and are part of the infrastructure of the desktop.

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