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Students, faculty and staff at OCAD U can access the software shown in the following tables. Some software is downloaded from the internet, while others need to be requested. Please see the Access column, it provides a link to the software. * OCAD U Software - All students, faculty and staff * OCAD U Software - Program and course specific * OCAD...
HOW DO I INSTALL SOFTWARE ON MY UNSUPPORTED PC LAPTOP? If you have a Non-Recommended Unsupported Laptop [https://support-its.ocadu.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/667/307/laptop-program-non-recommended-unsupported-laptops], you will need to install your own software on your PC. SOFTWARE HOW DO I GET THE SOFTWARE FOR MY UNSUPPORTED PC...
TOON BOOM HARMONY [HTTPS://WWW.TOONBOOM.COM/PRODUCTS/HARMONY] IS AN ALL IN ONE 2D AND 3D ANIMATION SOFTWARE FOR MAC AND WINDOWS. _Harmony 20, the industry's leading 2D animation software, brings the latest in digital drawing sensitivity to its brushes -- every marking, every style, every texture you want to create and leave for the audience is felt. Ru...
Apple has recently released a new operating system Big Sur and has begun to switch its hardware to their own processor called M1. These changes may affect the software that you run. Big Sur runs on both Intel and M1 Macs. Big Sur is almost universally support by the software used at OCAD U. M1 support is being added by software developers at this ti...
IN THIS DOCUMENT * Context * Current Supported Software * Process for Adding New Software * Software Review * Pilots and Exceptions * What should I do if a Software Vendor contacts me? CONTEXT As a part of the Guidelines for Hybrid and Online Course Delivery OCAD University committed to: USE TECHNOLOGIES, TOOLS AND PLATFORMS IN WAYS THA...
EXTENDED ACCESS TO ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD Eligible graduating students who were enrolled in the Laptop Program, will now receive an additional 1-year extension to their Adobe Creative Cloud license! Continue accessing your subscription to desktop apps, Creative Cloud mobile apps, libraries and services, at no additional cost. To continue using Adobe Cr...
ENTERPRISE ID: WHY THE CHANGE? Adobe no longer uses serial numbers or redemption codes - they are fully subscription based. An Adobe Enterprise ID links your OCAD U identity to Adobe and authenticates your access to their apps and services. DO I NEED TO CANCEL MY EXISTING ADOBE ID? If you previously used a redemption code through ocadu.onthehub.com ...
Cloud services [https://support-its.ocadu.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/2579/405/sites-and-services#gsc.tab=0] have passed reviews of their License Agreements, Privacy, Security and Accessibility prior to purchase and we have standing contracts with all of these providers. SECURITY AND PRIVACY Cloud Services procured or used by OCAD Univer...
ESRI ARCGIS ONLINE As of December 2019 we have upgraded our ESRI license access to an automated online portal. You can now go to: https://ocadu.maps.arcgis.com/ [https://ocadu.maps.arcgis.com/] * Choose the ENTERPRISE LOGIN drop down menu. * Click on OCAD UNIVERSITY. * You will then be presented with the familiar OCADUid sign in portal where yo...
The 2019-2020 version of SolidWorks is only available to select students in courses that require the use of this software. Note: SolidWorks can only be run on the Windows operating system, so if you are using a Mac, you will need to Bootcamp your Computer [https://support-its.ocadu.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/1021/289/laptop-program-boot-ca...
WHAT IS THE ADOBE FONT FOLIO? The ADOBE FONT FOLIO contains folders of fonts and educational material/documentation on typefaces. (This folder may be located on the root of the drive for student laptops that have been imaged by IT Services). WHO GETS THE ADOBE FONT FOLIO? Students majoring in ADVERTISING OR GRAPHIC DESIGN receive the ADOBE FONT FOLI...
WHAT IS AN ADOBE ID AND WHY DO I NEED ONE? As a part of the Laptop Program, IT Services activates an Adobe ID for all students in the Laptop Program that IS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR STUDENT EMAIL ADDRESS. This allows you to access your subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud desktop apps, use Creative Cloud mobile apps, libraries and services seamlessly acr...
HOW DO I DOWNLOAD AUTODESK APPLICATIONS? * All students and faculty can install the Autodesk applications on their computers by visiting the Autodesk Education Home. [http://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/all] * These licenses are activated over the internet and do not require a visit to the Help Desk * Autodesk provides you with a ...
WHAT IS BOOTCAMP? Bootcamp is a process that is supported by Apple to enable you to run the Windows Operating System on your Mac. CAN ALL MACS RUN BOOTCAMP? No. Apple M1 processors do not support Windows Bootcamp or Windows virtualization. Only Apple computers with Intel processors can run Bootcamp. WHY WOULD I WANT BOOTCAMP? You may need Window...
_"Max is an infinitely flexible place to create interactive media software. With in-depth tools for audio, graphics, interaction, and communication, Max is an environment to explore and develop your own ideas."_ __ ELIGIBILITY Students in select Integrated Media courses and all Digital Futures Undergrad students are eligible for Max. For more inf...
BACKUP YOUR DATA Every year, we have at least two or more Fourth Year Thesis students with lost projects and unrecoverable data. PLEASE DO NOT BE THIS PERSON. ALWAYS HAVE AT LEAST TWO COPIES OF YOUR DATA IN TWO DIFFERENT PLACES IN CASE ONE IS LOST OR CORRUPTED. * Use an external storage device to back up your files using Time Machine [https://s...
CONGRATULATIONS FOR COMPLETING YOUR STUDIES AT OCAD UNIVERSITY! Now that you have finished school, you become an esteemed alumni of OCAD U. As an alumni, you no longer pay fees in the Laptop Program, and we no longer provide support for your computer or software. Which also means that sadly, we're not able to assist you as we will turn our attention ...
WHAT DOES "IMAGE YOUR LAPTOP" MEAN? When we refer to the "image" in the Laptop Program, we are talking about the optimized software installation that we place on your laptop computer. * We create a script that installs the operating system (macOS or Windows) and all the software that is required for a program. We can then simply run that script on a...
PROGRAM $25 Print Credits per Semester$5 Print Credits per Semester FACULTY OF ART FIRST YEAR ART Yes Integrated Media & Digital Painting and Expanded Animation Yes PHOTOGRAPHY Yes DRAWING AND PAINTING Yes PRINTMAKING Yes CRITICISM & CURATORIAL PRACTICE Yes SCULPTURE/INSTALLATION Yes CROS...
MIGRATION ASSISTANT RESTORE AFTER IMAGING (MAC) Please Note: * The Laptop Help Desk Migration Assistant Restore Instructions DIFFER from Apple's official instructions. * Before starting this process, please ensure that your have your Mac plugged into its power adapter, and that you have time to monitor the process. Restoring your data may take a ...
WHAT IS OCADU.ONTHEHUB.COM? ocadu.onthehub.com [https://ocadu.onthehub.com] is an online software fulfillment service that allows students and faculty to access several different pieces of software online, without a need to visit the Laptop Help Desk (in most cases). For students in the Laptop Program, there is no additional cost. WHAT SOFTWARE IS...
[HTTPS://WWW.LINKEDIN.COM/LEARNING/LOGIN-ENT] TO ACCESS BROWSE TO HTTPS://MY.OCADU.CA [HTTPS://MY.OCADU.CA] AND CLICK LINKEDIN LEARNING. DO I NEED A LINKEDIN ACCOUNT TO USE LINKEDIN LEARNING? NO. All you need is your OCAD U faculty, staff or student username and password. LOG IN AT HTTPS://MY.OCADU.CA [HTTPS://MY.OCADU.CA] AND CLICK LINKEDIN LEAR...
All Faculty, Staff and Students who require Kurzweil K3000 software can now access it via https://ocadu.onthehub.com [https://ocadu.onthehub.com] using a special web license offered through their Firefly service. You will need to register in order to use the software on-campus, and to run the software on a personal computer. 1. Browse to https://ocadu...
This article provides guidance and resources to resolve various Windows operating system problems. WINDOWS UPDATE ERRORS If experiencing a problem with updating Windows 10, you should refer to this Microsoft guide: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4089834/windows-10-troubleshoot-problems-updating?ocid=20SMC10164Windows10 [https://support.m...