Using the Software Center campus software library (Windows)

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You can install AppsAnywhere and other selected software (without administrative privileges) for fully managed devices running Windows using the Software Center campus software library. Software Center is not available to the general public; only faculty, staff, and graduate students using fully managed Windows devices have access.

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Available software

AppsAnywhere client

AppsAnywhere is an app store style software delivery platform available for active students, staff, and faculty. AppsAnywhere utilizes app streaming to quickly deliver applications and allows Michigan Tech IT to efficiently keep programs updated.

You will see software as Available or Unavailable when you use the AppsAnywhere client. The applications available to you are determined by factors such as university affiliation, department, enrolled courses, and if the Windows device is in the open computing labs, is configured as fully or minimally managed, or is a personal device on or off campus.

Other selected software

You can also install other software that is not available in the AppsAnywhere client.


  1. Select the Windows icon in the lower left corner of your desktop.
  2. Search for and select the Software Center application.
  3. Select the software you need in the list of available software under the Applications tab.
    AppsAnywhere application available in the Software Center
  4. Select Install. The program will begin the installation. Alternatively, if you click on a software that you have already installed, you can choose to uninstall it, if needed. 
  5. The status will change to Installed when the installation is complete. You can check this by clicking on the Installation Status tab.
  6. To see which software applications are installed on your machine, select on the Installation status tab.

Using AppsAnywhere

  1. Once you have installed the AppsAnywhere client, visit AppsAnywhere or launch the AppsAnywhere client from the Windows Start Menu.
  2. Search for and launch an available application.
  3. When finished with AppsAnywhere, close the open applications, then select File -> Exit on the CloudPaging Player, if open.

Please visit Using AppsAnywhere for more details.

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