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Remote Software Resources

As students study at home, having adequate software resources on a home computer or laptop becomes more important. Software programs are accessible to students via AppsAnywhere or Citrix Workspace.

Software Available via AppsAnywhere

 Adobe Acrobat Pro
 Adobe CC Complete
 Autodesk Sketchbook
 Canadian Tax Principles
 Catalyst EX 
 Cisco Packet Tracer Student 
 DWG TrueView
 Dynascape Color 6.5
 Eclipse Java
 Gantt Project
 Hot 2000
 IBM Statistics SPSS
 Keyboarding Pro 3
 Live Psych
 Maple 2019
 Microsoft Office 2016
 NotePad ++
 Optitex 19.6
 PsychSim 5
 Sage 50 Premium Accounting
Vortex 10

AppsAnywhere Installation

The KPU AppsAnywhere Portal,, is available for both Windows-based and Mac-based computers. Once the student logs into the portal, the portal will determine if the computer is Windows-based or Mac-based and launch software accordingly.

For a Windows-based computer, the portal will launch the application using the AppsAnywhere Client. In this case, the applications will be running on the user’s computer.
For a Mac-based computer, the portal will launch the application using the Parallels infrastructure. In this case, the applications will be running on the cloud infrastructure.

The AppsAnywhere installation guide pertains only for Windows users, there is no installation required for Mac's as the app runs in the cloud.

File AppsAnywhere Installation Guide for Windows.docx

PDF icon AppsAnywhere - Setup for SPSS on Mac.pdf

PDF icon AppsAnywhere - Adobe Software.pdf

Citrix Workspace

Citrix Workspace is used only for specific software in the Design, CAD and Horticulture Programs.

PDF icon Citrix Workspace for Students - Installation in Windows.pdf

PDF icon Citrix Workspace for Students - Instructions for Mac's.pdf

File Citrix Workspace and Adobe CC Login Instructions.docx

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile apps and services for photography, design, video, web, UX and more. Some of your courses may use this tool for digital course delivery. For more details, click here.

Office Software

Microsoft Office 365 is available for currently enrolled students.

Get help using Microsoft Office from Microsoft's Support Website

Apache OpenOffice is a free alternative - available at

Other Software

Foxit PDF Reader - to open and read pdf documents. Download Foxit Reader
IrfanView - a free viewer and basic editor for image files. Download IrfanView