Software

for PAC Lab and Podium Computers

The following sections list all software currently installed on or permitted on campus public access computing ("PAC") lab and podium machines. 

Software on ALL PAC (Lab and Podium) Machines:
5Spice Analysis (Physics) Acrobat Reader AD (Math)
Adobe Digital Editions Anaconda (Computer Science) ArcGIS Desktop (Geology)
Arena 8 Atom Editor (Computer Science) Audacity
Chem3D and ChemDraw Professional DVD Region Free Emacs (Computer Science)
Eviews Expression Encoder FTNMR Simulation
Gaussian GaussView GhostGum GSView
GhostScript 9.14 GNU Emacs Google Chrome Browser
GraphCalc IrfanView (Image Viewer) iTunes
Maple Matlab Matrix Game Player (Economics)
MikTex Minitab Mozilla Firefox browser
NotePad++ Nuts (Chemistry) Office 2016 with proofing tools
PCGive (Economics) PCModel (Chemistry) PDF Writer
pgAdmin III (Database) Photo Story 3 PSP and Anim image manipulation/animation software
Putty QGIS (Geology) R and R Studio*
Real Player Codecs SAS 9.4 Scion Image (Physics)
Sibelius Scorch browser plugin Sitation (Computer Science) SPSS AMOS (IBM)
SPSS Statistics (IBM) SSH Secure Shell 3.2.9 Stata
VLC Media Player Vortex (Chemistry) WinShell
Wolfram Mathematica Write-N-Cite Word Plugin Xming
X-Win 32 9.3

* 1 week advance notice is generally sufficient for upgrade requests on this software, provided all interested parties agree regarding the new version.

 
Additional Software in Specific Locations

The following tables list additional software installed in specific rooms or locations.  In some cases, you can request this software be installed in a specific lab or classroom for which it is not normally installed.

ISC(3) 3248:

Software Title Requirements for addition to other labs or classrooms
AutoDesk Inventor 4 months advance notice.  Because of the complexity of this software, it is not eligible for inclusion in the standard image.  It can be added to up to one additional lab and/or podium for up to one school year at a time.  You must specifically request each additional school year 4 months in advance.
Canopy 4 months advance notice.  Because of the complexity of this software, it is not eligible for inclusion in the standard image.  It can be added to up to one additional lab and/or podium for up to one school year at a time.  You must specifically request each additional school year 4 months in advance.
Lindo Purchase of a license via Request IT and 4 months advance notice.
OpenOffice 4 months advance notice.  Because of the complexity of this software, it is not eligible for inclusion in the standard image.  It can be added to up to one additional lab and/or podium for up to one school year at a time.  You must specifically request each additional school year 4 months in advance.

Law School:

Software Title Requirements for addition to other labs or classrooms
CaseViewNet Specialized software - not eligible for installation elsewhere.
LexisNexis CaseMap Suite Specialized software - not eligible for installation elsewhere.
Mind Manager 8 Specialized software - not eligible for installation elsewhere.
Shepard's Brief Specialized software - not eligible for installation elsewhere.
WestCheck Specialized software - not eligible for installation elsewhere.
WordPerfect Office Suite (version X3) Purchase of a license via Request IT and 4 months advance notice for addition in ONE lab/podium.  Not eligible for installation campus-wide.

Morton 240:

Software Title Requirements for addition to other labs or classrooms
Adobe PhotoShop Elements Purchase of a license via Request IT and 4 months advance notice.
LightWright Purchase of a license via Request IT and 4 months advance notice.
Surfer 8 Purchase of a license via Request IT and 4 months advance notice.
Visual Light Lab Specialized software - not eligible for installation elsewhere.

Morton 244 and Swem Learning Center:

Software Title Requirements for addition to other labs or classrooms
AutoDesk Maya 4 months advance notice.  Because of the complexity of this software, it is not eligible for inclusion in the standard image.  It can be added to up to one additional lab and/or podium for up to one school year at a time.  You must specifically request each additional school year 4 months in advance.

Other Pre-Approved Software:

Software Title Requirements for addition to other labs or classrooms
LabQuest 1 week advance notice for installation on up to three podiums per request.
Media Viewer ("Desktop Media Viewer", formerly "Image Viewer") 1 week advance notice for installation on up to three podiums per request.
Mercury 1 week advance notice for installation on up to three podiums per request.
OIV 1 week advance notice for installation on up to three podiums per request.
River Tools Purchase a license via Request IT.  2 weeks advance notice after obtaining a license.
SnagIt Purchase a license via Request IT.  2 weeks advance notice after obtaining a license.
 
Request Additional Software

If you wish to request additional software on a particular podium or in a particular lab, pay close attention to the requirements for it.  These requirements, if any, will be found in the same section as the software itself, or on the Software Change Requests page.  The requirements for new or additional software requests require advanced notice.  

If the software you are looking for is not listed in one of the sections above, we will consider it as "new software".  In that case, requirements are more stringent.  The information found above and on the Software Change Requests page will help you plan for what you need.

Requests for version upgrades to existing software will generally be treated the same as requests for new software, except as specifically indicated above.

Even with the simplest software requests, nothing is guaranteed.  Lab and Podium systems are very complex, and what works in one version may not work in another.  The best policy is to let support@wm.edu know immediately when you find out what software you require, even if it is several months in advance.  Advance notice guidelines in the Requirements sections above refer to minimum advance notice, and more advance notice, though not mandatory, is always better.

 

Questions? Contact the Technology Support Center (TSC)
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