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Software Availabililty

 

How do I install software if I don't have a CD/DVD drive?

Visit the Helpdesk in Accinno 115 and we can assist with an external drive.

What software is available for students?

Students can buy the latest version of Microsoft Office for MacOS X or Windows or the latest version of Microsoft Windows for $25. The software can be downloaded from http://providence.onthehub.com. Be sure to register using your Providence College email account.

What software is available for faculty and staff?

The following is a list of the software we have available for faculty and staff. If you are interested in having it installed, please contact the Helpdesk at x4357 or by email at helpdesk@providence.edu.

 

Software for Windows


Microsoft Windows

Windows 7 and Windows 8, 32-bit and 64-bit for both versions, are available to college-owned and personal machines. For college-owned machines, we recommend staying on the standard version as the rest of the campus; as of this writing, that is Windows 7. On-campus upgrades to different versions will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

For personal installations, faculty and staff may pick up discs in the Helpdesk in Accinno 115.

Microsoft Office
Office 2010 and 2013 are available for college-owned and personal computers. You may pick up discs in the Helpdesk in Accinno 115 for personal installations. Contact the Helpdesk if you wish to have it installed on a college-owned computer.

Adobe CS6 Master Collection
Includes Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash Professional, Flash Builder 4.6 Premium Edition, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Premier Pro, After Effects, Adobe Audition, SpeedGrade, Prelude, Encore, Bridge, and Media Encoder.

Available for college-owned and personal computers. If you would like it for your office computer, please contact the Help Desk. If you would like it for your personally-owned computer, please visit the Help Desk in Accinno room 115.

Adobe Acrobat X Pro
Available for college-owned and personal computers. If you would like it for your office computer, please contact the Help Desk. If you would like it for your personally-owned computer, please visit the Help Desk in Accinno room 115.

Standard & Poor's Research Insight
Available for on-campus use only. Contact the Helpdesk to have it installed.

SAS Statistical Software
We have limited copies available for college-owned computers.

SPSS Statistical Software
Available for college-owned and personal computers. Computers connected to the campus network will be configured with a network-licensed version, and reauthorization will not be required. If installed on a laptop or home computer, the software will need an authorization code entered once per year; new codes are available in August when we renew our license. You may check disks out from the Helpdesk in Accinno 115 to install on personal computers.

Wolfram Mathematica
For on-campus use, we have 30 concurrent-use licenses. If you would like it installed on your desktop computer, please contact the Helpdesk.

For laptops or home users, faculty and staff with a "providence.edu" email address must fill out a request for a home use license.

Home Use Request Form

Microsoft Visual Studio
Available for college-owned and personal computers.

ACL Auditing Software
Available for college-owned computers.

Sibelius

We have 30 concurrent use licenses. It can be used on any on-campus computer.

Other
Ed Morin for pricing.

 

Software for MacOS


OS X 10.9 Mavericks

This is available to everyone with a school-owned Intel Mac. Your computer will need to be re-imaged in order to upgrade you to Mavericks. Please contact the Helpdesk for details if you are interested or have questions. All Mavericks systems will have iLife, iWork, Microsoft Office 2011, Adobe CS6 Design & Web Premium, Sibelius, Mathematica, and SPSS pre-installed. There is no need to separately request those if you request Mavericks.

Please be aware that if you currently use Parallels or VMWare Fusion, there may be special considerations for the upgrade, so please let us know if that is the case.

iLife: iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand
Available to everyone with a school-owned Mac running Snow Leopard or later. If you would like iLife but have Tiger or Leopard, you will need to be upgraded to Mavericks. 

Please note: GarageBand is freely available in the App Store.

iWork: Pages, Numbers, Keynote
Available to everyone with a school-owned Mac.

Aperture
We have limited copies available for school-owned computers running Leopard or later. If you would like Aperture but have Tiger, you will need to be upgraded to Mavericks.

Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor
We have limited copies of this available for school-owned Macs.

Microsoft Office 2011
Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Communicator.

Available for college-owned and personal Macs running Leopard or later. If you would like it for your office computer, please contact the Help Desk. If you would like it for your personally owned computer, please visit the Help Desk in Accinno room 115.

Parallels 9
We have limited copies available for school-owned Intel Macs.

Adobe CS6 Master Collection
Includes Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat X Pro, Flash Professional, Flash Builder 4.6 Premium Edition, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Premier Pro, After Effects, Adobe Audition, SpeedGrade, Prelude, Encore, Bridge, and Media Encoder.

Available for college-owned and personal Macs. If you would like it for your office computer, please contact the Help Desk. If you would like it for your personally-owned computer, please visit the Help Desk in Accinno room 115. 

Adobe Acrobat X Pro
Available for college-owned and personal Macs. If you would like it for your office computer, please contact the Help Desk. If you would like it for your personally-owned computer, please visit the Help Desk in Accinno room 115.

Sibelius
We have 30 concurrent-use licenses. It can be installed on any college-owned computer. If it is installed on a laptop, it will only work on campus.

Wolfram Mathematica
For on-campus use, we have 30 concurrent-use licenses. If you would like it installed on your desktop computer, please contact the Helpdesk.

For laptops or home users, faculty and staff with a "providence.edu" email address must fill out a request for a home use license.

Home Use Request Form


SPSS Statistical Software
Available for college-owned and personal computers. Computers connected to the campus network will be configured with a network-licensed version, and reauthorization will not be required. If installed on a laptop or home computer, the software will need an authorization code entered once per year; new codes are available in August when we renew our license. You may check disks out from the IT Department Main Office to install on personal computers.

Other
Other software requires individual licenses. Please contact Ed Morin for pricing.

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