Student Software

Free Software for Students

Fee Based Software

If you don't see the software you need, please ask ITS Software


Free for Students

ArcGIS by ESRI

ArcGIS software

ArcGIS is an integrated collection GIS & Mapping software products available free for UCSC students. ArcGIS installs on Windows OS only.
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Avast Antivirus - Free Anti Virus Software

Avast Free Antivirus
Avast Antivirus is free Mac OS anti-virus software available for personally owned computers. Anti-virus software is required when connecting to the campus ResNet.  Click for ResNet Safe Connect info.
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Avira Antivirus - Free Anti Virus Software

Avira Free Antivirus
Avira Antivirus is free Mac OS anti-virus software available for personally owned computers. Anti-virus software is required when connecting to the campus ResNet.  Click for ResNet Safe Connect info.
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ClamAV - Free Anti Virus Software

CLamAV Free Antivirus
ClamAV is free Mac OS anti-virus software available for personally owned computers. Anti-virus software is required when connecting to the campus ResNet.  Click for ResNet Safe Connect info.
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Data Rescue

Data Rescue software

Prosoft Data Rescue file recovery software is free for university or student owned computers
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JMP

JMP software

JMP dynamically links statistics with graphics. JMP is provided free to UCSC students
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Microsoft Imagine

imagine

Imagine is a Microsoft Program that supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching and research purposes. For access info, click here to show

  • Students, faculty and staff can access MS Imagine Standard software free to teach, develop, support, conduct, or take courses, labs, or programs offered at UCSC. Use must be non-commercial.
  • Go to Microsoft Imagine to register and validate your UCSC affiliation.
  • Baskin School of Engineering Students can register for MS Imagine Premium here

Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus - Free Office Suite for Students

Office 365
Free Office 365 Pro Plus for UCSC students. Download and install the current versions of Office and Office for Mac on up to 5 computers, phones, iPads or Android tablets.
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  • Account set up PDF including steps to activate your account and software access.
  • Use your @ucsc.edu email and use a set up unique password.
  • If you are having problems activating please call: 1.800.642.7676, Select Home User and prompts for Install help
  • Alternate Microsoft Support: 1.800.865.9408, choose options, 4,1,5 for Office Pro Plus
  • This login page has a link for password support: https://portal.office.com/
  • UCSC/ITS is not able to provide use or password support for O365

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Anti Virus Software

Microsoft Security Essentials
MSE is free Windows OS anti-virus software available for personally owned computers. Anti-virus software is required when connecting to the campus ResNet
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R - Statistics

R
R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics
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SAS

SAS software

SAS tools provide traditional statistical analysis of variance and predictive modeling to exact methods and statistical visualization techniques
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SFTP - Secure File Transfer

SFTP
SFTP clinets are free and used to provide network file access, file transfer, and file management functionality over any reliable data stream
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SPSS Software

SPSS Software

SPSS is a statistical analysis software program. SPSS is used to generate tabulated reports, charts, and plots of distributions and trends, descriptive statistics, and complex statistical analysis. UCSC has a site license for SPSS through 2018. Students access information here
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SSH Telnet

SSH

Telnet is a network protocol used on the UCSC area networks to provide a terminal connection
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  • Download free Windows PuTTY cient
  • Mac use Terminal Server found in your Utilities folder
  • Software installation support is provided. Contact ITS Software

Virtual Box VM

Virtual Box

Oracle VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. It is a professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version. For Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris
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Educational Discount Software

Adobe

Adobe software

Adobe software includes Acrobat, Contribute, Creative Cloud, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop, and Premiere
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  • Download trial version: Adobe.com/downloads Software has a 5 day trial period
  • Adobe Creative Cloud is discounted education software lease program
  • Adobe software is installed on most campus lab computers

Apple

Apple Computer

Apple computers arrive with built-in apps including iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, Keynote.
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EndNote

EndNote

EndNote is bibliography management software that integrates with word processors.
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FileMaker

FileMaker

FileMaker is easy database development for Mac and Windows.
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LabVIEW

LabVIEW

NI LabVIEW Student Edition has the same functionality as the LabVIEW full development system. LabVIEW is used to develop sophisticated measurement, test, and control systems using intuitive graphical icons and wires that resemble a flowchart.  For purchase information, click here to show


Maple

Maple software

Maple is general-purpose commercial computer algebra software
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Mathematica

Mathematica software

Mathematica is a computational software program used in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing.
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Matlab

Matlab

MathWorks Matlab is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development.
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Microsoft

Microsoft logo

Microsoft software includes Windows OS and Office Pro & Office Mac now available under a subscription program.
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On The Hub

On The Hub software re-seller

On The Hub is an online re-seller of software for your personal computer. Popular titles including Microsoft, Adobe, SPSS, Endnote and Parallels are available at an educational discount.
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  • Click the Student tab and register with your @ucsc.edu to order from On The Hub
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Parallels Desktop for Mac

Paralleles Desktop for Mac

Software providing hardware virtualization for Mac computers with Intel processors
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Red Hat Linux

RedHat Linux

Red Hat is a Linux Operating System with upgrade and patch support
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VMware

VMware software

Run multiple operating systems at the same time on a single computer using virtualization. Fusion for Mac or Workstation for Windows
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