Apporto Virtual Desktop

Ithaca College offers the use of virtual Windows desktops on a first come first serve basis. The following software is installed on these virtual machines:

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Audition 2019
  • Adobe Dreamweaver 2019
  • Adobe Illustrator 2019
  • Adobe InDesign 2019 
  • Adobe Photoshop 2019
  • Adobe Premier Pro 2019
  • Apporto Clound Mounter - mounts One Drive, Box Drive, Dropbox Drive, Google Drive like they are local resources
  • ArcMap 10.8
  • GMetrix Skills Management
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 26
  • JASP
  • LT​​​​​​​spice XVII
  • Microsoft Access 2016
  • Microsoft Excel 2016
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
  • Microsoft Word 2016
  • RStudio​​​​​​​
  • Tableau
  • Texmaker
  • TinkerPlots
  • Tracker      https://physlets.com/tracker
  • Wolfram Mathematica 12

 

Support: Additional support for the virtual lab machines can be found at the Apporto Help Center 

Access

  1. Access the virtual lab at https://ithaca.apporto.com 
  2. Log in to Apporto with your Netpass username and password. The first time you log in, you will be presented with a guide to using the virtual machine.
Alert: Virtual computers will shut down with 15 minutes of inactivity, and any unsaved work will be lost.

Options

At the top of Apporto in the browser are seven buttons:

A screenshot of the Apporto virtual lab toolbar, showing seven buttons at the top, including Full Screen Mode, Upload and Download Files, Share Screen, Activity Log and Audio buttons.

 Full-Screen Mode: Clicking the full-screen button enlarges the virtual machine to the full-width and full-height of the display

 Upload Files: Clicking the Upload Files button allows you to upload files to the virtual machine

 Download Files: Clicking the Download Files button allows you to download files from the virtual machine

 Share Screen: Clicking the Share Screen button allows you to share your screen in View Only, View & Draw, or Full Control modes

  • View Only mode allows you to share your screen to someone else
  • View & Draw mode allows you to share your screen to someone else and allows them to draw on your virtual desktop
  • Full Control mode allows you to give full control of your virtual desktop to someone else

Activity Log: Clicking the Activity Log button allows you to view your activity log for the virtual machine

Save & Restore Snapshots: Clicking the Save and Restore Snapshots button lets you save up to two snapshots for an active session so you can "roll back" your work to a previous state in the event you need to undo your work.

Audio: Clicking the Audio button allows you to turn on and off audio from the virtual machine

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Article ID: 511
Created
Tue 12/18/18 9:55 AM
Modified
Wed 7/15/20 4:04 PM