Downloads for Everyone

Office 365

Download up to 5 free installations of Office 365 for your personal devices.

Add the apps for Outlook, OneDrive or other Microsoft products you use. This software is licensed for as long as your Condor ID remains active.

Software at the Conestoga WebStore

The Conestoga Webstore has lots of software available for download, at either no cost or greatly reduced cost. Check back often for new software.

How to Download Software from the Conestoga WebStore

To be able to download software from the Conestoga WebStore have your Condor ID and password.

  1. Go to the Conestoga WebStore Login.
  2. Enter your Condor ID and password.
  3. Once you are in the Web Store, select whether you are a Student or Faculty/Staff.
  4. Choose your software product.
  5. If the product meets your needs, you can select Add to Cart
  6. You will now be able to go to your Shopping Cart.  Use the Delete button to remove any unwanted items, click Back to Shopping Cart or View Full Cart to complete the download. 
  7. Click Check Out to order your software.
  8. If a notification message appears, read the message, and click Continue.
  9. Confirm your agreement with the License and Terms of Use by entering your Condor ID and typing your name in the fields.
  10. Confirm your order details and click Proceed with Order.
  11. An Order Confirmation window will appear, and you will be able to Download your Software.
  12. Continue to Install the Software.

How to Install the Software

  1. Double-click the software's executable file (softwarename.exe).  If the software was downloaded, it will appear at the bottom of your browser, or in your Downloads folder.
  2. Read and follow the prompts as each window opens, clicking Next, Accept, or Continue.  Do not change any default settings.
  3. Once all steps have been completed, click Finish.
  4. You should now able to find the software in your computer's Start menu or App Launcher

Downloads for Students

The following software is available for download, as well.  It is not found in the Microsoft Web Store.

Read & Write Gold

  1. Download and install Read&Write gold for your Windows PC or Mac.
  2. Launch the program.
  3. At the "Sign In" screen, click "Sign in with Microsoft"
  4. Enter your Conestoga e-mail address including "" and your network password.


*STEM students and faculty only.

Solidworks is 3D CAD design software, analysis software, and product data management software.

Download SolidWorks. For School ID, enter XSEK12. Please contact IT Service Desk for a current Activation Key.


*STEM students and faculty only.

You must be connected to Wi-Fi or the Internet and will need to log in using your Condor ID and password.

Dreamspark hosts:

  • Non-Microsoft Products

Log In to the Imagine student page.

Azure Dev Tools for Teaching*

*STEM students and faculty only

You must be connected to Wi-Fi or the Internet and will need to log in using your Condor ID and password.

Dev Tools for Teaching hosts:

  • Microsoft Developer Tools
  • Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Visio

Log In to the Azure Dev Tools for Teaching page.

Downloads for Employees


Qualtrics is an online survey tool that allows you to build new or import existing surveys, distribute surveys and analyze responses from a convenient online platform. It is available to all Conestoga faculty and staff upon request. Check out our support page to get started using Qualtrics Survey.

DataLink Connect

*Only available on campus computers*

Open your computer's File Explorer.

Double click the Apps (F:) Drive to open it up. 

  1. Locate the folder called ITS and double click it to open it. 
  2. Find the folder called Datalink and double click to open it. 
  3. Choose the file called Setup.exe and double click to open it.
  4. A window will appear with the text "Do you want this app from an unknown publisher to make changes to your PC?" Choose Yes. 
  5. The DataLink Connect Setup Wizard will begin.  Click Next to continue.
  6. Choose to Install just for me, and click Next
  7. Accept the default destination folder by clicking Next.
  8. Accept the Start Menu default location by clicking Next.
  9. Once this is completed, click Next.
  10. Complete the setup by clicking Finish.
  11. DataLink Connect will automatically open. 
  12. Proceed to Getting Started with DataLink Connect.

Pulse Secure VPN client

Download the Pulse Secure VPN client for PC & MAC to access VMware, G: drive off-campus.

Download 32-bit Windows Client | Installation Instructions

Download 64-bit Windows Client | Installation Instructions

Download MAC Client | Installation Instructions

Need Help?

Contact the IT Service Desk, or call 519. 748. 5220 ext. 3444.


Through the Academic Training Partner Program, Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is granted license for modeling software - Visual Paradigm for educational use.