MyApps Virtual Desktop

The MyApps Virtual Desktop (VDI) provides access to a computer experience similar to a computer operated on campus. Students have the capability to access certain tuition software using this solution in a similar manner to being on a physical campus in a computer class room.

Microsoft OneDrive has been integrated into the MyApps Virtual Desktop (VDI) solution allowing documents to be easily accessed and transferred.

Accessing via web browser online

NOTE: Recommended web browsers (Google ChromeMozilla FirefoxNew Microsoft Edge (Chromium) (Safari is not supported).

  1. Using a web browser navigate to https://myapps.latrobe.edu.au/
  2. Enter your username (example: 1234567@students.ltu.edu.au), press Next button
  3. Enter your password, press Sign in
  4. Within the top menu select the Apps tab
  5. Select the three dots to display the launch options and select Launch from Browser
  6. Press the OK button
  7. You have successfully connected to a Virtual Desktop via a Web Browser

Accessing via desktop client

NOTE: Recommended web browsers (Google ChromeMozilla FirefoxNew Microsoft Edge (Chromium) (Safari is not supported)

  1. Using a web browser navigate to https://myapps.latrobe.edu.au/
  2. Enter your username (example: 1234567@students.ltu.edu.au), press Next button
  3. Enter your password, press Sign in
  4. Within the top menu select the Apps tab
  5. Select the three dots to display the launch options and select Launch from Client
  6. Press the Launch button (Note: If not already completed you will need to install the VMWare Horizon client software)
  7. Press the OK button
  8. You have successfully connected to a VMWare Horizon Virtual Desktop via a Web Browser

Desktop client Installation

NOTE: In this example we will be installing the Windows VMWare Horizon Client, however the steps are similar for Apple macOS

  1. Using a web browser navigate to https://myapps.latrobe.edu.au/
  2. Enter your username (example: 1234567@students.ltu.edu.au), press Next button
  3. Enter your password, press Sign in
  4. Within the top menu select the Apps tab
  5. Select the three dots to display the launch options and select Launch from Client
  6. Press the Launch button
  7. Select the VMWare Horizon Client suitable for your computer and select the Go to Downloads button
  8. Select the Download button to commence downloading the software installation package
  9. Once the Download is complete select open file
  10. Press the Agree & Install button
  11. Wait for the installation to complete
  12. Press the Finish button
  13. If prompted perform a system restart

Included Software (Student-vDesktop)

For students who have access to the MyApps Virtual Desktop called (Student-vDesktop), the following software is available.

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise 64 bit

Core software

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • EndNote
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Java Runtime Environment
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Office
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • VLC

Additional software

  • 7-Zip 19.00 (x64 edition)
  • Audacity 2.3.2
  • ArcGIS Desktop 10.6.1
  • Arlequin
  • CasaXPS
  • DnaSP
  • ENVI 5.5.2
  • EViews 11 (64-bit)
  • Foodworks
  • Generous Prime
  • Global Mapper 21.0
  • Google Earth Pro
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 26
  • IBM SPSS Amos 26
  • Image J
  • Interactive Gait Learning Environment IGLE
  • Kinovea
  • MATLAB R2019b
  • MEGA-X
  • Microsoft Project Professional 2019 - en-us
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Visio Professional 2019 - en-us
  • Network
  • Notepad++ (32-bit x86)
  • NVivo 12 (to be advised)
  • OpenJDK 13
  • Origin Pro 2020
  • PuTTY release 0.73 (64-bit)
  • Python 3.7.5 Tcl/Tk Support (64-bit symbols)
  • R for Windows 3.6.1
  • RStudio
  • Rumen8
  • Stata SE 17
  • SimCLIM
  • Structure
  • Zoom

Included Software (CompSci-vDesktop)

For students who have access to the MyApps Virtual Desktop called (CompSci-vDesktop), the following software is available.

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise 64 bit

Core software

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • EndNote
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Java Runtime Environment
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Office
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • VLC

Additional software

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe AIR
  • Adobe Flex SDK
  • Anaconda
  • Android Studio
  • Apache Tomcat
  • CLIPS
  • CPN Tools
  • Degradation State Modeller
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Eclipse IDE for Java with JavaFX
  • Ghostscript
  • Git
  • Graphviz
  • Magic Tool
  • MATLAB
  • Microsoft Project Professional
  • Microsoft Visio Professional
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise
  • MySQL Community Server
  • Notepad++
  • Ogre SDK
  • Oracle Client / OWB / SQL Developer
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox
  • Paint.net
  • Putty
  • Python
  • Qt5 Visual Studio Add-in
  • R for Windows
  • Rasmol / Raswin
  • Riverbed Modeller Academic Edition
  • RStudio
  • SQL Server Data Tools in Visual Studio
  • SQL Server Management Studio
  • SWI-Prolog
  • Weka

Included Software (Student-StataIC)

Stata SE 17 is now available via the Student-vDesktop (Virtual Desktop Solution). Students who are seeking to use Stata IC may now use Stata SE 17 via the Students-vDesktop which has a greater set of features.

Included Software (Eng-vDesktop)

For students who have access to the MyApps Virtual Desktop called (Eng-vDesktop), the following software is available.

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise 64 bit

Core software

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • EndNote
  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Java Runtime Environment
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Microsoft Office
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • VLC

Additional software

  • Altium Designer
  • Anaconda
  • ANSYS Electromagnetics Suite
  • AntennaLab
  • ArcGIS Desktop
  • Arduino
  • AutoCAD
  • Autodesk
  • BioWin
  • CelPlanner Suite
  • CIRCLY
  • Dassault System
  • Digilent
  • Dynamp Revit
  • GeoStudio
  • HDL Designer Series
  • HEC-RAS
  • IAR Systems MSP430
  • Keli
  • LyX
  • MatlabMentor Graphics Products
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • MiKeTeX
  • MongoDB Community Edition
  • MUSIC 6 HL
  • Nvidia CUDA Toolkit
  • Nvidia Display Driver
  • Notepad++
  • novaPDF
  • Oracle VM Dropbox
  • PTV Vissim
  • Putty
  • Python
  • Realterm
  • R for Windows
  • RStudio
  • SIDRA Intersection
  • Solidworks
  • Space Gass
  • SQL Server
  • Structural Toolkit
  • TeX live
  • Tina9-TI
  • Ultimaker Cura
  • Visual Studio Enterprise
  • Xilinx Vivado Design Suite

Known Issues

Mac Certificate Issue

If you are encountering issues launching a Virtual Desktop from the MyApps portal on your Mac computer and you see an error relating to a revoked certificate, please follow the below steps to resolve.

  1. Open KeyChain Access on your Mac computer. You can search for this using Spotlight (Press Command + Spacebar).
  2. Find the certificate called QuoVadis Global SSL ICA G3 and select it
  3. Right click on the certificate QuoVadis Global SSL ICA G3 and select Delete “QuoVadis Global SSL ICA G3”
  4. Press Delete
  5. If you are prompted for your admin password, enter it and press Enter

Note: Some users may need to manually add the new certificate to their Mac computer.

  1. Download the new certificate directly from the following link:

    http://trust.quovadisglobal.com/qvsslg3.crt

  2. Double click on the certificate to import it. If you are prompted for an administrator password, please enter it and press Enter.

After completing either of the above steps, restart your web browser and try launching a Virtual Desktop again. If issues persist, please contact Student IT Support.