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Available Software

Need software for CS101? Below are some options available to you.

Windows Virtual Desktop

Have a Mac? By using Windows Virtual Desktop, you can use Windows 10, Office 365, and all of the other software required for CS101 through your browser, without installing anything special on your computer.  Follow the instructions to get started.

Free Software

Microsoft 365 (formerly Microsoft Office)Microsoft 365 logo

WVU students, faculty, and staff can install Microsoft 365 (formerly Microsoft Office 365) for free on up to five computers through the Microsoft Student Advantage program.

Microsoft 365 for Mac does not include Microsoft Access. Users needing Access should use Windows Virtual Desktop instead.

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

The Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching (formerly DreamSpark) program provides Computer Science students with free access to Microsoft Windows and other Microsoft server and development software packages.