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Welcome to the software download hub for Wake Forest University. Software may be installed on University-issued computers, WakeWare laptops, and other student-owned laptops (BYOD) for use in education and non-commercial research. You are responsible for removing institutionally-owned software from your personal computer once you are no longer enrolled/employed at Wake Forest.

Sign in with your WFU Account, and utilize a high-speed internet connection for best results.

For: Students | Faculty| Staff
Platform: Mac | Windows | Web-Based | Other

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud

Utilize Adobe Creative Cloud for creative apps and services to make anything you can imagine, whenever you are inspired.

Adobe Creative Cloud Express

Adobe Creative Cloud Express

Create social graphics, web pages, and short videos utilizing premium templates, Adobe fonts, and more. You must first create a WFU Adobe Account for full access.

Alertus Notifications

Wake Forest University has added Alertus Desktop to its emergency communication tools. Alertus Desktop is a mass notification desktop alerting software that immediately grabs attention with a full-screen desktop pop-up alert. It will only be used during emergencies when immediate action is needed.

Amazon WorkSpaces

Access the data, applications, and resources you need, anywhere, anytime, from any supported device using an AWS virtual desktop environment. (Available for M series Apple computers only)

Avast Antivirus

Download our recommended macOS antivirus software, Avast, to help block ransomware attacks, and prevent your personal data, photos, and videos from being locked and held for ransom.  Get award-winning free antivirus that offers world-class protection against viruses and other malware, and strengthens your privacy.

BYOD User Profile Creation

Create a new user profile on your Windows computer.



Access Canvas, our supported Learning Management System (LMS), to view and post course content, messages, discussions, and more.


Connect your computer to classroom TVs and projectors for screen mirroring and digital signage without wires, adaptors, or compatibility concerns.


Store and secure your intellectual property, collaborate, and easily access your files while working remotely or traveling.

Google Drive for Desktop

Sync files between your computer and the cloud, and upload files to Google Drive and Google Photos from external devices.

Google Meet

Google Meet

Create a project site for courses outside of Banner registration, a non-credit course, or a course that includes students that don’t have a Wake Forest Gmail account.

Google Sites

Google Sites

Sync files between your computer and the cloud, and upload files to Google Drive and Google Photos from external devices.

Google Workspace

Google Workspace

Utilize this integrated productivity and collaboration suite of applications, including Calendar, Classroom, Docs, Drive, Gmail, Meet and more for all the ways we work together.



Create accessible content within Google Workspace.

Hypothesis Service


Increase engagement, expand reading comprehension, and build critical thinking and community using Hypothesis’ collaborative annotations.


Link dynamic data visualization with powerful statistics using JMP (pronounced JUMP), a suite of computer programs for statistical analysis.



Store, edit, publish, and stream videos, video collections, and other rich media such as audio recordings and images via your computer or mobile device.


Analyze, explore, visualize, and solve mathematical problems with this math software that combines the world’s most powerful math engine with an easy-to-use interface.


Analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models with this programming and numeric computing platform.


Utilize this symbolic mathematical computation program for scientific, engineering, mathematical, and computing courses.

Microsoft OneDrive

Microsoft OneDrive

Store and secure your intellectual property, collaborate, and easily access your files wherever you are.

Office 365

Work, learn, collaborate, connect, and create with the familiar Microsoft Office apps, including Word PowerPoint, and Excel, all in one place.


A fast, easy, and powerful application for running Windows on your Apple M-series Mac—all without rebooting. Includes 40+ one-touch tools to simplify everyday tasks on Mac and Windows.



Create and conduct online surveys and generate reports without having any previous programming knowledge with this easy-to-use, full-featured, web-based tool.


Use this statistical software suite developed by SAS Institute for data management, advanced analytics, multivariate analysis, business intelligence, and predictive analytics.


Solve and research problems using ad hoc analysis, hypothesis testing, geospatial analysis and predictive analytics.


Perform mathematical transforms and statistical analyses using this proprietary software package for scientific graphing and data analysis.


Analyze, manage, and produce graphical visualizations of data with this powerful statistical software.



Access streaming TV services from your computer or other personal mobile devices while on campus, connected to the campus network.

Student Printing

In addition to Windows and Mac, DeacPrint works with Linux, ChromeOS, tablets, and smartphones. PaperCut accepts the following file types: Word, Excel, PPT, PDF, images, CSV, RTF, TXT. Files must be smaller than 100 MB.

VMware Fusion

Run Windows on your Intel-processor Macs with VMware Fusion.

Voice Thread


Converse asynchronously around a document, such as a PowerPoint presentation, with voice or video.



Securely and conveniently access campus resources when away from campus by connecting through our Virtual Private Network (VPN).

WakeSites WordPress Plugin

Download a useful selection of plugins and themes to help you secure and design your own website from scratch.


Make calls from your WFU phone number and Chat using the Webex app.



Video and audio conference with this easy-to-use, reliable cloud platform that has chat, transcription, and polling functionality.


Manage bibliographic data and related research materials with this free, open-source reference management software.