Open Source Software


Service Description:

We offer initial support for various open source software applications used in class instruction. Users can freely download most of these applications onto their personal computers, both Mac and Windows. In addition, many of these applications are installed in general computer labs.

Available to:

Students and Faculty

How to access the service:

Most are offered for both Mac and Windows:

  • Audio editing: Audacity
  • Document preparation: LaTex
  • Graphics editor: GIMP
  • Media playback: VLC
  • Mind mapping: Free Mind
  • Productivity Suite: Open Office
  • Statistical computing and graphics: R
  • Virtual desktop: Virtual Box (requires separate operating system license)


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