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Computer Work Areas: Available Software

All of the software listed below is availabe in our on-campus computer Work Areas.

Software built-in to the workarea desktop

  • Microsoft Office 2013 | Includes Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Visio Professional 2013 | Creating diagrams and work flows
  • Endnote X7 | Managing references (desktop-based, works with MS Word)
  • Adobe Reader XI | PDF viewer
  • File Open Client | Access documents encrypted with FileOpen software
  • Skype | Instant messaging and conferencing
  • Google Chrome | Web browser
  • Adobe Flash Player | Needed to view some web content
  • Apple QuickTime | Media player
  • Java | Needed to support some apps
  • Microsoft .NET | Windows application development
  • Internet Explorer | Web browser
  • Psychology Font – cb_Code 39 one
  • Eco Font | Ink-saving font
  • ISO Recorder | CD and DVD image tool
  • Microsoft Silverlight | Web/mobile development tool

Software available under IT Services Delivered Applications

Accessible via Start > All Programs

  • Digital Editions | eBook reading
  • Exceed | Redirect a UNIX/LINUX program to your PC
  • FileZilla | FTP programme
  • Maple 18 | General mathematical programme
  • Matlab 2012b | Computation
  • Mathematica 9 | Computation
  • Mathematica 10 | Computation
  • Mindjet 15 | Mind-mapping
  • Minitab 162 | Statistical analysis
  • Minitab 17 | Statistical analysis
  • PaintNet 3 | Image editing
  • R (ver 303) (ver 3.2.2) | Development environment for the statistical/graphical programming language R
  • RStudio | Development environment for the statistical/graphical programming language R
  • SIMUL8 | Simulation software
  • Splus | Implementation of the S programming language
  • SPSS/AMOS 22 | Statistical analysis and Structured Equation Modelling (SEM)
  • TeXLive (14) | Software distribution for the TeX typesetting system
  • The Gimp | Image editing
  • TexStudio | Create LaTeX document
  • 7Zip 9 | File compression

Software available under Software Centre

Accessible via Start > All Programs

  • ArcGIS Arc Reader | Geographic Information System software
  • Origin 9.1 Pro 2016 | Data analysis and graphing
  • Mathtype 6.9 | Mathematical notation generation (works with MS Word)
  • Nuance PDF Converter Power PDF | Converts PDF files to other formats and vice versa
  • Firefox | Web browser

Additional apps under Software Centre

  • Read and Write 11 | Support with reading and writing
  • Audacity | Muti-track audio editor and recorder
  • Tanner Tools V16 32-64Bt | Design
  • Mendeley Desktop | Research management and collaboration
  • Stata SE 14 2016 | Data & statistical analysis and graphing
  • SPSS/AMOS 22 (Student) | Statistical analysis and Structured Equation Modelling (SEM)
  • Estream | Video streaming and archive service
  • RStudio 3.2.3 | Development environment for the statistical/graphical programming language R
  • Lato Regular Font | One of the official fonts of the University brand