Software for Students

More than 100 software packages are available to students at little or no cost. Software is available at 204 Bellefield Hall and at the Technical Services Desk at the University Store on Fifth. Students can also download many titles online at no cost including Microsoft software.  Browse the titles below for details.

Adobe >

Adobe provides tools that allow you to create PDF files, work with graphics and images, and much more.

Apps for Apple Mobile Devices >

Students can purchase apps for their Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, iTouch).

ArcGIS >

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

ChemBioDraw >

Program for creating and modifying representations of chemical structures.

Corel >

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

Computrace LoJack >

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

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 >

Statistical analysis software for business and research problems.


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KeePass Password Safe >

Securely manage all the different passwords you use every day.

Mathcad >

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

Mathematica >

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


Perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages.

Microsoft Campus Software >

A suite of the most popular Microsoft applications, operating systems, and programming software.

Minitab >

Statistical and graphical analysis software.

Parallels Desktop >

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.

Pitt Printing >

Configure your computer to print from the residence halls, Wireless PittNet, Computer Kiosks, computers in the Computing Labs, or off-campus locations.

Prism >

Combines scientific graphing, comprehensive curve fitting (nonlinear regression), understandable statistics, and data organization.

PuTTy >

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

SAS Analytical Suite >

A popular statistical analysis software package.

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.

TIBCO Spotfire S+ >

Software for statistical analysis.

Stuffit >

Compress and extract Stuffit files.

Symantec Endpoint Protection >

Symantec Endpoint Protection is CSSD's recommended antivirus software package for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

Thunderbird >

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

WinSCP >

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

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