The University uses a wide range of software to support it's teaching and research from media players like VLC to 3D modelling software like SolidWorks. All of the software available on a PC can be found and launched from the AstonApps portal that opens shortly after you sign in.
Software is catagorised into one of four types:
Base Software - This software is available to all students on all PCs.
- School Common Software - This software is available to all students within a school on all PCs.
Restricted Software - This software is only available in specific rooms or to specific students.
Software for Home Use - This software is available to students to install on their personal PCs while they are studying at Aston.