Software Licensing

Site licensed software can be downloaded from our Kivuto-hosted software webstore. (You must be on the Caltech network or using VPN in order to download software from this website.)

The Latest News

07/09/2015: Microsoft recently released Office 2016 for Mac to Office 365 customers. Caltech’s Office 365 subscription allows access.caltech account holders to download and install Office 2016 for Mac on up to 5 devices. Instructions to install Office 2016 for Mac can be found here. Note that to install Office 2016, you must be running OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or later. Also note that campus system administrators that manage labs or multiple machines should not use the Office 365 version of Office 2016 for Mac due to the 5 device install limit. The campus site licensed version of Office 2016 for Mac will be available for download from the webstore upon release to volume licensing customers.

07/09/2015: ChemBioDraw/ChemBioOffice licenses need to be renewed after June 30. Instructions to reactivate can be found at

05/28/2015: ChemBioDraw Professional 2015 for Mac and ChemBioOffice Professional 2015 for Windows are now avaialble for download. 

05/12/2015: Summer students are not eligible to download most of our site licensed software. Only Microsoft Forefront and Symantec Endpoint are available to students at (click for the download in the Announcements section). 

05/12/2015: Maple 2015 (standalone license) is now available for download.

03/26/2015: Cambridge Structural Database 2015 is now available for download.

03/20/2015: Matlab R2015a is now available for download.

03/01/2015: IMSS no longer offers Adobe Creative Suite products for sale through the webstore because Adobe has discontinued sales of its standalone Creative Suite products. To purchase Adobe software, Creative Cloud subscriptions are available for purcahse directly from the website.

01/22/2015: Effective February 9, 2015, the IMSS-run proxy server which registers campus Red Hat systems to receive updates will be retired and transitioned to a new Satellite server. In order to continue to receive RHEL updates, you will need to download a new script to register your systems to receive updates. Instructions on how to obtain this new script can be found on the Caltech software webstore. If you previously ordered RHEL from the software webstore, you can find these updated instructions in your software order details. Otherwise, simply place a new order for RHEL to obtain these instructions. Also note that effective 2/9/2015,, a former RHEL resource, will be retired. 

1/15/2015: Adobe will discontinue CS6 sales at the end of February. The last day to order Adobe CS6 products from the webstore will be February 23rd.

12/19/2014: AutoCAD 2015 and Mathematica 10.0.2 are now available for download. 

12/18/2014: AutoCAD is now free for educational institutions. 

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