Software for Students
More than 100 software packages are available to students at little or no cost. Software can be purchased, downloaded at no cost, and used at campus computing labs. Browse the selection below for details.
Adobe provides tools that allow you to create PDF files, work with graphics and images, and much more.
The latest version of the Mac operating system.
Students can purchase apps for their Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, iTouch).
Create and edit geographic data. Includes data visualization, query, and analysis tools.
Program for creating and modifying representations of chemical structures.
Productivity software that includes Word Perfect, Designer, and Draw Graphics Suite.
Allows your laptop computer to be traced in the event that it is lost or stolen.
University of Pittsburgh students can download additional Microsoft professional tools at no cost via DreamSpark.
Search online bibliographic databases and create and format instant bibliographies.
Securely transfer files between computers with this SFTP client for Linux.
Statistical analysis software for business and research problems.
Securely manage all the different passwords you use every day.
Solve a wide range of math, science, and engineering problems.
Offers simple to complex calculator operations as well as interactive document preparation.
Perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages.
A suite of the most popular Microsoft applications, operating systems, and programming software.
Statistical and graphical analysis software.
Run Windows and other operating systems on Intel-based Macintosh computers.
Get the latest security updates and service packs for your Microsoft computer automatically.
Securely log in to a remote computer with this SSH client for Windows.
A popular statistical analysis software package.
Compress files and folders into archives and encrypt them with a password.
Configure your computer to print from the residence halls, Wireless PittNet, Campus Email Kiosks, computers in the Campus Computing Labs, or off-campus locations.
Stata is a complete, integrated statistical package that provides everything you need for data analysis, data management, and graphics.
Software for statistical analysis.
Compress and extract Stuffit files.
Symantec Endpoint Protection is CSSD's recommended antivirus software package for Windows and Macintosh operating systems.
The University's recommended client for IMAP email.
Securely transfer files between computers with this SFTP client for Windows.