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
  • ENVI 5.5.2
  • EViews 11 (64-bit)
  • Generous Prime
  • Global Mapper 21.0
  • Google Earth Pro
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 26
  • IBM SPSS Amos 26
  • Image J
  • Kinovea
  • MATLAB R2019b
  • MEGA-X
  • Microsoft Project Professional 2019 - en-us
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Visio Professional 2019 - en-us
  • Notepad++ (32-bit x86)
  • NVivo 12 (to be advised)
  • OpenJDK 13
  • Origin Pro 2020
  • PhaseWrapper
  • PuTTY release 0.73 (64-bit)
  • Python 3.7.5 Tcl/Tk Support (64-bit symbols)
  • R for Windows 3.6.1
  • RStudio
  • Rumen8
  • SimCLIM
  • 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
  • Ghostscript
  • Git
  • Graphviz
  • Magic Tool
  • MATLAB
  • Microsoft Project Professional
  • Microsoft Visio Professional
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise
  • 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

Specialty Software

To accommodate teaching requirements for Semester 2, 2020. Engineering students are able to remote control a computer located in one of the campus computer rooms. For further details and instructions on how to gain access to this remote control solution please contact your academic, tutor or school manager.

MyApps Virtual Desktop's include a common set of Student lab software (see "Included Software" above).

Not all specialty programs are available.

If you are enrolled in any of the below disciplines and require specialty software, please contact your academic.

  • Engineering