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You can find the answer to many common software problems by asking a question above.
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Access software on any device, at any time, from anywhere
Apps on Demand is a free service that gives Deakin students access to lab and course-related software in the cloud. Find out more at Apps on Demand
Use Microsoft Office software online
Deakin students and staff get free access to Office 365, including unlimited storage on OneDrive and free use of a range of other apps. Office 365 enables you to work, study and collaborate anywhere you have access to the internet, on most devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktop computers.
- What is Microsoft Office 365 and how do I access it?
- How do I create a document using Office 365?
- How do I upload an existing file to Office 365?
- How do I edit a document using Office 365?
- How do I share a document using Office 365?
- How do I sync my Office 365 files to my PC?
Download software to your computer
A wide range of software is available for you to download and install. Note that some items can only be used on Deakin workstations.
- Students and Staff on your own computer - Browse the Software Library
- Staff on a Deakin Windows PC - Click Start > All Programs > Software Catalogue
- Staff on a Deakin Apple Mac - Click the Self Service icon in the dock
Software can be requested for installation on Deakin University workstations for both teaching and learning and work related use at any time throughout the year.
Free software training online
All students and staff can use Lynda to learn how to use the software applications, as well as gain skills in many other areas. It's free and works on desktops, tablets and mobiles.
Free software downloads
Students and staff can get Microsoft Office for free.
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