Free Software


Important Notes

  1. The University does not provide technical support for the installation or use of any these applications on personal devices.
    Please contact the relevant application developer for support on personal devices.
  1. You do not need to download any of the software packages below! The SSTaRS PC labs are accessible off-campus – please see for connection details.
  2. If prompted for a username and password, please enter your SSTaRS username and password. If you have forgotten your SSTaRS username or password, please contact the University’s IT Service Desk via for assistance.
  3. If any of the links below do not work, please mail



SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Abaqus 2022
Download: Abaqus Student Edition


SSTaRS PC Lab Version: 2022 R1
Download: Ansys Student Edition
Note: Click on Ansys Student then Prior Releases then download Ansys Student 2022 R1


SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Archicad 25
Download: Archicad Educational Software Program


SSTaRS PC Lab Versions:
  • AutoDesk AutoCAD – 2022
  • AutoDesk Fusion 360 – 2390.2.1.0
  • AutoDesk Infraworks – 2020
  • AutoDesk Maya – 2022
  • AutoDesk Navisworks Manage – 2022
  • AutoDesk NetFabb – 2021.2
  • AutoDesk Recap Pro – 2022
  • AutoDesk Revit – 2022
  • Download: Autodesk Education Community Page


    SSTaRS PC Lab Versions:
  • Bentley Connection Client –
  • Bentley Microstran –
  • Download:
    Note: Click on Log In to register for an education account with Bentley.

    Bloodshed Dev-C++

    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Dev-C++ 5.11 (GCC
    Download: orwelldevcpp @ Sourceforge


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Circly 7
    Download: Circly 7 Student Version (limited features)


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: EndNote 20
    Download: Endnote


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: GaBi
    Download: GaBi Education (free)


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: GeoStudio 2021.3 (
    Download: Student Edition


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: N/A
    SStaRS Hadoop VM Download Instructions
    SStaRS created Hadoop Virtual Machine Part 1 of 4
    SStaRS created Hadoop Virtual Machine Part 2 of 4
    SStaRS created Hadoop Virtual Machine Part 3 of 4
    SStaRS created Hadoop Virtual Machine Part 4 of 4
    Note: Made available for students studying CDMS’ “Big Data” subjects. Please see your lecturer’s learning guide for installation instructions.


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Justinmind 9.8.4
    Download: Justinmind
    Note: Western Sydney University’s educational license for Justinmind has been donated by Justinmind.


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Not Installed
    Download: Wolfram’s Western Sydney University Portal


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: MatLab 2021B
    Download: MathWorks’ Western Sydney University MatLab Portal
  • It is strongly recommended that you read the Western Sydney University “How to install MatLab…” guide
  • MatLab is also available online – You will need to create a MathWorks account using your student email address to use this

  • MDesign

    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Not installed
    Download: MDesign download instructions

    Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

    SSTaRS PC Lab Versions:
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2022 Community – 17.0.2
  • Download: Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
    Note: Sign in using your Western Sydney University email address (e.g. or


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Multisim 14.3
    Download: Multisim Academic Downloads
    Note: To install, you will need the MultiSim Student License Key. Please see your subject’s vUWS page to get this key.


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: RoboDK 5.3.0
    Download: RoboDK Downloads
    Note: Western Sydney University’s educational license for RoboDK has been kindly provided by RoboDK for units requiring simulation software, robot programming and CAD/CAM for industrial robots.


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: SolidCam 2021
    Download: SolidCam (student Edition)


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: SoldWorks 2022-2023
    Download: Please see your subject’s vUWS page for Solidworks download instructions


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Tableau 2021.3.4
    Download: Tableau Student Version


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Unity 2022.1.5f1
    Download: Unity Student Version


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: VMWare Horizon Client – 2106 8.3.0
    VMWare Academy (software downloads and courses): Instructions


    SSTaRS PC Lab Version: Not used in SSTaRS PC labs
    Note: Wolfram products include Mathematica and Wolfram | Alpha Pro