Study Commons Software

Current list of software installed in the Moody Garden Level Study Commons and TechPoint Laptops. Software available across platforms unless otherwise noted in product details. Some software works on campus only

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7-Zip

7-Zip (Windows only)

Product description:
  • Open source zipping/unzipping software package, an alternative to the built-in Windows functionality.

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Accordance

Accordance (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • This gives you all the tools you need to study the Scriptures in your own way. Search the Bible, compare translations, highlight the text, add your own notes, consult the Greek and Hebrew, access commentaries and other reference works.

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Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat DC

Product description:
  • Get the world’s leading PDF solution for creating, editing and managing documents on your desktop. Or subscribe to get desktop software, mobile apps and Document Cloud services.

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Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Product description:
  • Free program widely available for downloading that allows user to open & read Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

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Adobe After Effects

Adobe After Effects CC (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • The industry-standard motion graphics and visual effects toolset now brings you better ways to work, connecting your desktop and mobile apps with all your creative assets, so you can create your most stunning visuals yet.

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Adobe Audition

Adobe Audition CC (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Record, edit, and create audio content with Adobe Audition's comprehensive toolset, including waveform, spectral display, and multitrack. This powerful sound editing program is designed to accelerate audio and video production workflows and deliver the highest standards for audio quality.

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Adobe Bridge

Adobe Bridge CC

Product description:
  • Bridge provides you with centralized access to all the media assets you need for your creative projects. Batch edit with ease, add watermarks, and even set centralized color preferences—Bridge simplifies your workflow and keeps you organized.

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Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe Dreamweaver CC

Product description:
  • The all-in-one web authoring toolset now helps you build modern sites that adapt to fit any size screen, and you can make them look great with beautiful, high-quality images from new Adobe Stock.

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Adobe Fireworks

Adobe Fireworks (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Fireworks provides web designers with a lightweight, effective means of creating graphics for their webpages without getting deep into code or lost amid multiple color palettes, and smoothly integrates with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver.

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Adobe Flash Professional

Adobe Flash Professional CC (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Your audience is everywhere. Make sure your content is too. With Flash Professional, you can publish animations to multiple platforms — including HTML5 Canvas, WebGL or even custom platforms — and reach viewers on virtually any desktop or mobile device.

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Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator CC

Product description:
  • The world's most powerful toolset for vector art and illustrations has been transformed with faster performance — 10 times faster than CS6 — and even more natural ways to create, connecting your desktop and mobile apps with all your creative assets, so you can do your best work anywhere.

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Adobe InCopy

Adobe InCopy CC

Product description:
  • InCopy lets copywriters and editors style text, track changes, and make simple layout modifications to a document while designers can be working simultaneously on the same document using InDesign – all without overwriting each other's contributions.

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Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign CC

Product description:
  • The industry-leading page design and layout toolset now helps you work faster and smarter, connecting your desktop and mobile apps with all your creative assets, so you can make beautiful pages for print or digital no matter where you are.

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Adobe Media Encoder

Adobe Media Encoder CC

Product description:
  • Deliver brilliant video content for web, broadcast and cinema with Media Encoder CC. Tight integration with Premiere Pro CC provides a seamless workflow, including handy presets for a broad range of formats. Background encoding means you can keep working while your files are rendered.

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Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop CC

Product description:
  • The world's best imaging and design app now features even more creative possibilities with new tools for design and photography, connecting your desktop and mobile apps with all your creative assets, so you can make amazing visual content on any device.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC

Product description:
  • With new Lightroom, your photography goes where you go. Adobe CreativeSync makes it possible to organize, edit, and share your photos from anywhere — on your computer, on the web, on your iPad and on your iPhone or Android devices. It's all your photography. All in one place.

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Adobe Prelude

Adobe Prelude CC (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Tag and transcode video footage rapidly, and quickly create a rough cut with Prelude - a video logging and ingest tool designed for intuitive, efficient media organization and metadata entry. Translates effortlessly into Adobe Premiere Pro, ensuring fluid communication and organization throughout the video production process.

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Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro CC (Mac only)

Product description:
  • The industry-leading video production toolset now delivers a more streamlined way to work, connecting your desktop and mobile apps with your creative assets, so you can create professional productions with brilliant color, anywhere you are.

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Adobe SpeedGrade

Adobe SpeedGrade CC (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • SpeedGrade is a color grading application providing layer-based color correction and look design tools to ensure that digital video projects are visually consistent and aesthetically compelling. Featuring Direct Link integration with Premiere Pro for an integrated editing and color grading workflow, SpeedGrade is for editors, filmmakers, colorists, and visual effects artists who want their work to shine.

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Apple iBooks Author

iBooks Author (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Create beautiful Multi-Touch textbooks � and just about any other kind of book � for iPad. With galleries, video, interactive diagrams, 3D objects, mathematical expressions, and more, these books bring content to life in ways the printed page never could.

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Apple iLife GarageBand

GarageBand (Mac Only, part of the iLife Suite)

Product description:
  • Create your own music and/or podcasts.

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Apple iLife iMovie

iMovie (Mac Only, part of the iLife Suite)

Product description:
  • Video editing software.

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Apple iLife iPhoto

iPhoto (Mac Only, part of the iLife Suite)

Product description:
  • Import, organize, edit, print and share digital photos with iPhoto.

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Apple iTunes

iTunes

Product description:
  • Apple's software for synchronizing music with an iPod, streaming music on the computer, sharing music over a network, & legally purchasing & downloading songs or entire albums (available on both PCs & Macs).

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Apple iWork Suite

iWork (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Includes Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

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Apple iWeb

iWeb (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • A template-based website creation tool for Mac OS.

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Apple QuickTime

QuickTime

Product description:
  • Watch Internet video or browse pictures using the PictureViewer. Record and edit audio or a screencast.

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Apple XCode

XCode (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • A powerful integrated development environment for creating apps for Mac, iPhone, and iPad. Xcode includes the Instruments analysis tool, iOS Simulator, and the latest SDKs for iOS and OS X.

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Audacity

Audacity (Windows Only)

Product description:
  • Audacity is a free, easy-to-use and multilingual audio editor and recorder for Windows. Use Audacity to record live audio, convert audio to a digital format, cut, copy, splice, or mix sounds together, change the speed and/or pitch of audio, & more (packaged with an MP3 encorder on our systems).

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BibleWorks

BibleWorks (Windows Only, On-campus Only)

Product description:
  • Everything you need to research material for a sermon or seminary paper, this program combines many bible translations into an easily searchable database.

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ChemBioDraw

ChemBioDraw (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • The drawing tool of choice for chemists and biologists to create publication-ready, scientifically intelligent drawings for use in ELNs, databases and publications and for querying chemical databases.

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Fetch

Fetch (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • An easy to use file transfer program for Mac.

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FileMaker Pro

FileMaker Pro (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • FileMaker Pro makes it easy to create custom solutions for managing business information on iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web. Millions of people around the world use FileMaker Pro to streamline the way their teams manage contacts, track inventory, organize projects and so much more.

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Gaussian / GaussView

Gaussian / GaussView (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • An electronic structure modeling software.

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Google Chrome

Google Chrome

Product description:
  • Google's internet web browser, an alternative to Internet Explorer & Mozilla Firefox.

Google Earth

Google Earth

Product description:
  • Explore the globe in a virtual environment on your computer screen.

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IBM SPSS Statistics

IBM SPSS Statistics (On-campus Only)

Product description:
  • IBM SPSS Statistics is an integrated family of products that addresses the entire analytical process, from planning to data collection to analysis, reporting and deployment. With more than a dozen fully integrated modules to choose from, you can find the specialized capabilities you need to increase revenue, outperform competitors, conduct research and make better decisions.

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JMP Pro

JMP Pro (On-campus Only)

Product description:
  • Allows user to link statistics with graphics to interactively explore, understand & visualize data.

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K-Lite Codec Pack

K-Kite Codec Pack Product description:
  • Allows the computers to play various types of audio & video files from the Internet or from digital media.

MatLab

MatLab (On-campus Only)

Product description:
  • MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming. Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java.

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MegaStat Excel Add-on

MegaStat for Microsoft Excel

Product description:
  • MegaStat for Excel by J. B. Orris is a full-featured Excel add-in that performs statistical analyses with an Excel workbook. It performs basic functions, such as descriptive statistics, frequency distributions, and probability calculations as well as hypothesis testing, ANOVA, regression, and more.

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Microsoft Access

Access (Windows Only, part of MS Office)

Product description:
  • Microsoft's software to create databases that can saved in various formats for different environments.

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Microsoft Excel

Excel (part of MS Office)

Product description:
  • Spreadsheet product that allows the user to turn data into information with powerful tools to analyze, communicate, & share results (also includes XML data capabilities).

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Microsoft OneNote

OneNote (Windows Only, part of MS Office)

Product description:
  • Your go-to notebook. No need to leave out any useful ideas. Gather typed and handwritten notes, links, web pages, sketches, and videos and other media and assemble it in one handy place.

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Microsoft PowerPoint

PowerPoint (part of MS Office)

Product description:
  • Used by instructors for lecture presentations campus wide, allows user to create, present, & collaborate on presentations that have a visual impact.

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Microsoft Publisher

Publisher (Windows Only, part of MS Office)

Product description:
  • Make your professional publications personal for your audience.

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Microsoft Silverlight

Silverlight

Product description:
  • Silverlight is a free plug-in, powered by the .NET framework and compatible with multiple browsers, devices and operating systems, bringing a new level of interactivity wherever the Web works.

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Microsoft Word

Word (part of MS Office)

Product description:
  • Probably the most popular word processor in the world, Word is one of the key apps in the Microsoft Office productivity suite.

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Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

Product description:
  • An alternative to Internet Explorer or Google Chrome, for Internet browsing.

Notepad++

Notepad++ (Windows only)

Product description:
  • Notepad++ is a free source code editor for Windows.

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NVivo

NVivo (Windows only)

Product description:
  • NVivo is software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It lets you collect, organize and analyze content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys, and audio.

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R

R

Product description:
  • Free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.

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Respondus Lock Down Browser

Respondus Lock Down Browser

Product description:
  • Allows students to take tests via the Internet/Blackboard (if the instructor has enabled this feature).

SAS

SAS (Windows Only)

Product description:
  • Adavanced analytic software that helps you compute statistical information and make decisions based on the result.

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SketchUp

SketchUp Make (Mac only)

Product description:
  • Hobbyists, kids and backyard spaceship builders all agree that SketchUp Make is the easiest, most fun, entirely free 3D drawing tool in the world. We think you will, too.

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Skype

Skype (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Make phone or video chat calls via the Internet at no cost.

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TextWrangler

TextWrangler (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • A powerful and richly featured tool for composing, modifying, and transforming text stored in plain-text files.

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The Unarchiver

The Unarchiver (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • A more capable replacement for "Archive Utility.app", the built-in archive unpacker program on Mac OS X. The Unarchiver is designed to handle many more formats than Archive Utility, and to better fit in with the design of the Finder. It can also handle filenames in foreign character sets, created with non-English versions of other operating systems.

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VLC media player

VLC Media Player

Product description:
  • VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.

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Wolfram Mathmatica

Wolfram Mathmatica (On-campus Only)

Product description:
  • Math software used for simple calculations to large-scale computations, programming, or presenting. The Kernel performs the calculations.

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Write-N-Cite

Write-N-Cite from RefWorks (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Write-N-Cite is a utility that allows users to run an abbreviated version of RefWorks in their word processor. With Write-N-Cite, you can cite references in a manuscript with the click of a button.

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Zotero Standalone

Zotero Standalone

Product description:
  • Zotero collects all your research in a single, searchable interface. You can add PDFs, images, audio and video files, snapshots of web pages, and really anything else. Zotero automatically indexes the full-text content of your library, enabling you to find exactly what you're looking for with just a few keystrokes.

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Software Not on This List

Details:
  • This list represents software installed on computers in the Moody Garden Level Study Commons, and is generally accurate for other "General Access" computers across campus. Software required for class may be requested by faculty or staff. Approval depends on cost, licensing agreements, demand, and other factors.
  • Frequently requested software that currently cannot be installed:
    • FileMaker Pro - Writing Center only
    • Final Cut Pro - software retired in favor of Adobe Premiere
    • Microsoft Project - see Technology Commons Lab (Business)
    • Microsoft Visio - see Technology Commons Lab (Business)
    • Virtual ChemLab - retired

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[updated 2015-09-01]