Standard Software

Compliance with these standards ensures your computers and software will be supported by the ITS Support Center. Support for non-standard equipment and software will be referred to your Divisional LiaisonUCSC's Minimum Network Connectivity Requirements require devices connected to the campus network to run versions of operating system and application software for which security updates are made available.



Standard Operating Systems

Windows

Mac OS X

  • macOS Sierra (10.12)
  • OS X El Capitan (10.11)
  • OS X Yosemite (10.10)
  • OS X Mavericks (10.9)

Supported Software

Office Suite

Email & Calendar Clients
  • Microsoft Outlook (Windows, Mac)
  • Thunderbird (Windows, Mac)
  • Apple Mail (Mac)

Web Browsers
  • Internet Explorer 11 (Windows)
  • Firefox (Windows, Mac)
  • Safari (Mac)
  • Chrome (Windows, Mac)

Browser Security Settings

Desktop Security for University-Owned Computers

  • Sophos Anti-Virus (Windows, Mac)


Desktop Security for Student-Owned Computers

  • Microsoft Security Essentials/Windows Defender (Windows)
  • Sophos Mac Home Edition (Mac)


PDF

  • Adobe Acrobat DC (Windows, Mac)
  • Adobe Acrobat Standard/Professional XI (Windows, Mac)
  • Adobe Reader XI (Windows, Mac) 


Database Client

  • FileMaker Pro 12, 13, 14, 15 (Windows, Mac)


Campus Business System Support

  • Java Runtime Environment
  • PuTTY
  • OnNet TN3270 (Windows)
  • Brown TN3270 (Mac)
  • Stunnel (Windows)