Software for Faculty, Staff, and Departments

More than 125 software packages are available at no cost or for purchase at reduced costs. Individual faculty or staff members may purchase software for personal use at home or at the University. Departments can purchase software for professional use on University computers; some software license agreements also permit home use. Faculty and staff may purchase software at 204 Bellefield Hall or at the CSSD Technical Support counter at the University Store on Fifth. Many software titles are available for download via the Software Download Service at My Pitt ( Browse the selection of software packages below for details.

Adobe >

Adobe design tools and Acrobat document software.

Apps for Apple Mobile Devices >

Faculty, staff, and departments can purchase apps for their Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, iTouch).

Apple Desktop Apps >

Departments can purchase Apple desktop apps at significant savings when ordering quantities of 20 or more.

ArcGIS >

Create and edit geographic data. Includes data visualization, query, and analysis tools.

AutoCAD >

Design, draft, and display graphics and technical drawings.

Centrify User Suite >

Centralized Management and User Administration of UNIX, Linux and Mac systems

ChemBioDraw >

Program for creating and modifying representations of chemical structures.

ComputracePlus >

Allows your laptop computer to be traced in the event that it is lost or stolen.

Corel >

Productivity software that includes Word Perfect, Designer, and Draw Graphics Suite.

DEC Workstation Maintenance >

Software and operating system maintenance for your DEC workstation.

EndNote >

Search online bibliographic databases and create and format instant bibliographies.

gFTP >

Securely transfer files between computers with this SFTP client for Linux.

IBM SPSS Statistics >

Software for statistical analysis.


Statistical Discovery from SAS

KeePass Password Safe >

Securely manage all the different passwords you use every day.

Maple >

Maple is a mathematics software tool with fully integrated numerics & symbolics.

Mathcad >

Solve a wide range of math, science, and engineering problems.

Mathematica >

Offers simple to complex calculator operations as well as interactive document preparation.

MatLab >

Perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages.

Microsoft Desktop Software for Departments >

University of Pittsburgh departments can license Microsoft software at very low cost.

Microsoft Windows & Application Server Software For Departmental Purchase >

Software for Microsoft Windows servers.

Microsoft Home Use Software for Faculty & Staff >

Several popular Microsoft titles are available through the Campus Software agreement.


Statistical and graphical analysis software.

Novell NetWare >

Products for departments using Netware.

Parallels >

Run Windows and other operating systems on Intel-based Macintosh computers.

Pitt Software Update Service >

Get the latest security updates and service packs for your Microsoft computer automatically.

Prism >

GraphPad Prism combines scientific graphing, comprehensive curve fitting (nonlinear regression), understandable statistics, and data organization. It can be used to analyze, graph, and present scientific data.

PuTTy >

Securely log in to a remote computer with this SSH client for Windows.

Red Hat Server Software for Departmental Purchase >

University of Pittsburgh departments can purchase Red Hat Server software.


A popular statistical analysis software package.

Secure Your Data Software >

Software available to faculty and staff through the Secure Your Data portal community.

SecureZIP >

Compress files and folders into archives and encrypt them with a password.

Stata >

Stata is a complete, integrated statistical package that provides everything you need for data analysis, data management, and graphics.

Stuffit >

Compress and extract Stuffit files.

SUN UNIX Workstation Maintenance >

Provides software and system maintenance for your Sun Workstation.

Symantec Endpoint Protection >

Symantec Endpoint Protection is CSSD's recommended anti-virus software package for Mac and Windows operating systems.

TIBCO Spotfire S+ >

Software for statistical analysis.

Thunderbird >

The University's recommended client for Legacy Webmail (IMAP).

WinSCP >

Securely transfer files between computers with this SFTP client for Windows.

VMware Software for Departmental Purchase >

University of Pittsburgh departments can purchase VMware software titles at a discount.

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