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Get Started with RemoteApp

Brown's RemoteApp service allows members of the Brown community to access applications virtually without having to fully install them on the computer. 

Reasons to use RemoteApp include:

  • You have a Mac and want to use software that can only be installed on Windows
  • You're a student and need to use specialized software not available for student download
  • You need to use a piece of software very occasionally and don't want to install it

How to Use RemoteApp

Software Available by RemoteApp 

Here are some of the software titles you will see after following the instructions above:

General Applications (available to students, staff, and Brown-paid faculty)

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • File Explorer 
  • 7-Zip
  • Treesize

Computational Applications (available to students, staff, and faculty)

  • ArcGIS Suite
  • GeoDa
  • Matlab
  • Maple
  • Mathematica
  • SPSS
  • R/R-Studio
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • Stata

Specialized Applications (available to some members of the community, based on course enrollment or other requirements)

  • Comsol
  • PrecisionTree
  • Project for Palisade
  • Solidworks
  • @Risk
  • Code composer

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