Study Commons Software

Current list of software installed in the Moody Garden Level Study Commons. Software available across platforms unless otherwise noted in product details.

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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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Adium

Adium (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • A free instant messaging application for Mac OS X that can connect to AIM, MSN, Jabber, Yahoo, and more.

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Adobe Acrobat Pro

Adobe Acrobat Pro

Product description:
  • Makes it easier than ever for the user distribute, review, and archive Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files - the industry standard for universal documents.

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Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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 (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Discover After Effects, the industry-standard tool for video compositing, motion graphics, and cinematic visual effects.

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Adobe Audition

Adobe Audition (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Adobe Audition is a cross-platform audio editor that speeds up production for video, radio, music, games, and more, with uncompromising quality and intuitive workflows. Integrate with Adobe Premiere' Pro software and exchange files with other DAWs and NLEs for smooth collaboration. Edit efficiently, mix using control surfaces, fine-tune using powerful audio restoration tools, and quickly deliver projects that comply with the latest volume standards.

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Adobe Bridge

Adobe Bridge

Product description:
  • Adobe Bridge digital asset management software is a powerful photo and design organizer that provides centralized access to all your creative assets.

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Adobe Distiller

Adobe Distiller

Product description:
  • Allows the user to convert Adobe PostScript files into the more easily useable Adobe Portable Document Format or PDF.

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Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe Dreamweaver

Product description:
  • Build a professional website and applications with a visual layout tool, application development features, & code editing support.

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Adobe Encore

Adobe Encore (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Adobe Encore enables you to create DVDs, Blu-ray discs, and web DVDs, all from a single interface. Send Adobe Premiere Pro projects directly to Encore without rendering, and then use flowcharts to define and view their navigation. Encore is included in Adobe Premiere Pro software.

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Adobe Fireworks

Adobe Fireworks (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Create graphic designs for websites and mobile apps in a relatively simple environment. Make vector graphics and bitmap images, mock-ups, 3D graphics, and interactive content for popular tablets and smartphones.

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Adobe Flash Professional

Adobe Flash Professional (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Allows user to integrate video, audio, text, & graphics into an animated, interactive format that is useful for presentations or to add something extra to your website.

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Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator

Product description:
  • Essential tool for anyone who needs to express visual ideas in print, or on the web, & in any other medium - industry standard for creating vector graphics.

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Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign

Product description:
  • Desktop publishing software - ideal page layout program for users who wish to create high-quality publications, such as brochures or newsletters.

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Adobe LiveCycle

Adobe LiveCycle

Product description:
  • Enterprise level document and form platform that helps you capture and process information, deliver personalized communications, and protect and track sensitive information.

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Adobe Media Encoder

Adobe Media Encoder

Product description:
  • Adobe Adobe Media Encoder automates the process of creating multiple encoded versions of source files, Adobe Premiere Pro sequences, and Adobe After Effects compositions. An intuitive interface, background encoding, and convenient presets help you quickly output for virtually any screen. Adobe Media Encoder is included in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Adobe Prelude software.

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Adobe Photoshop Extended

Adobe Photoshop Extended

Product description:
  • Enhance and/or edit your digital photos or just create new digital grpahics with a powerful array of tools, actions, & filters using this powerful software.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Product description:
  • Makes everything about digital photography easier, faster, and more amazing. Perfect your shots with powerful adjustment tools. Efficiently organize all your photos and share them almost anywhere.

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Adobe Prelude

Adobe Prelude (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Adobe Prelude streamlines your production tasks. Ingest nearly any file-based format and begin logging on supported formats immediately, creating searchable markers and other temporal metadata that flow through post-production, so you can work faster and stay organized.

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Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac only)

Product description:
  • Edit video faster and more fluidly with Adobe Premiere.

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Adobe SpeedGrade

Adobe SpeedGrade (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Adobe SpeedGrade color grading software brings the Lumetri Deep Color Engine to your production workflow. Open the full dynamic range of your footage through a sleek new interface. A new component of Adobe Creative Suite software, SpeedGrade gives you the power to push your stories further.

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AnacondaCE

AnacondaCE

Product description:
  • Completely free enterprise-ready Python distribution for large-scale data processing, predictive analytics, and scientific computing.

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Apple DVD Studio Pro

DVD Studio Pro (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • DVD authoring software

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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 iDVD

iDVD (Mac Only, part of the iLife Suite)

Product description:
  • Create DVD videos.

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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 LiveType

LiveType (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Create animated title sequences for video projects.

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Apple QuickTime

QuickTime

Product description:
  • Watch Internet video in stunning HD or browse pictures using the PictureViewer.

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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

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, chance the speed and/or pitch of audio, & more (packaged with an MP3 encorder on our systems).

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BibleWorks

BibleWorks (Windows 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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Flip4Mac

Flip4Mac (Mac Only)

Product description:
  • Allows Windows Media Video to play on a Mac. Only the player is installed.

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

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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Inspiration

Inspiration

Product description:
  • Software with integrated diagramming environments for brainstorming, webbing, diagramming, planning, critical thinking, concept mapping, organizing, & outlining.

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JMP Pro

JMP Pro

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

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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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 InfoPath

InfoPath (Windows Only, part of MS Office)

Product description:
  • XML-based product for creating dynamic forms that can be easily shared with others - combines traditional word-processing with data-capture of forms.

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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 SharePoint

SharePoint (part of MS Office)

Product description:
  • A new way to share ideas, collaborate with others, organize your team, & complete a project.

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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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Pidgin

Pidgin (Windows only)

Product description:
  • Pidgin is a chat program which lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. Pidgin is compatible with the following chat networks out of the box: AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, Novell GroupWise Messenger, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, MXit, MySpaceIM, and Zephyr. It can support many more with plugins.

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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 (Mac only)

Product description:
  • A simple 3-D rendering or drawing software to create rooms, structures, layouts, etc.

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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

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
    • MegaStat Excel Add-in - see Casey Computer Center
    • Microsoft Project - see Casey Computer Center
    • Microsoft Visio - see Casey Computer Center
    • Virtual ChemLab - retired

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[updated 2014-02-02]