Scientific Workspace

Description: Scientific Workplace software provides mathematical word processing, LaTeX typesetting, and computer algebra. It provides an easy-to-use word processor that integrates mathematics and text in the same environment.

Platform: On App2Go server (accessible by Windows, Mac, and Linux)
Cost: No charge for current VCU students, faculty, and staff.

Licensing & Access

Scientific Workplace is available on the App2Go Server. A personal copy of Scientific Workplace may be purchased if you wish to install it on your computer.

License Conditions

There are three (3) concurrent use licenses of Amos available for use on the App2Go Server.  Only current VCU faculty, staff, and students may access Scientific Workplace on the App2Go Server. 

Access to Scientific Workplace on the App2Go Server

Using a Windows, Mac or Linux computer, you can access Scientific Workplace via a browser window. Although Scientific Workplace runs on the App2Go Server, it appears to be running on your PC. You can open, save and print files from your PC. Documentation on how to use the App2Go Server will provide you details such as system requirements, installation, opening files, saving files and printing.

Applications on the App2Go server are available to support research projects and are not intended for instructional use.

Personal Purchase of Scientific Workplace

Discount prices are available of academic and student use. 

Manuals and Training


The vendor provide support on the use of the application. If you need assistance accessing Scientific Workplace on the App2Go server, contact the IT Support Center.