Software Found on Library Macs

Data Analyses and Presentation:

  • JMP: software for interactive statistical graphics.
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Pro Fit: For data/function analysis, plotting, and curve fitting.
  • R: Software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
  • Spdbv 4.0.4 (Swiss-PdbViewer): Provides an interface allowing you to analyze several proteins at the same time.
  • Stata: Provides everything you need for data analysis, data management, and graphics.
Multimedia Management and Creation:
  • Adobe Illustrator CS6
  • Adobe InDesign CS6: Professional layout and design.
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Audacity: audio recording and editing software. Intended for language-learning voice recording.
  • iTunes
  • RealPlayer: Play many types of files and content from the Internet.
  • VLC: Multi-purpose multimedia tool.

Subject Specific:

  • Finale: music composition
  • Mathematica: Includes built in functions such as numerical and algebraic computation, lists and matrices, graphics and sounds, programming, and input and output.
  • MatLab
  • PopBio
  • Sage
  • Octave
  • Starry Night Pro: Enhances your observation experiences with the full-color photograph of the entire night sky.

Writing Software and Tools:

  • Bookends: bibliographic software
  • Endnote: Program to aid in searching bibliographic databases on the internet, organizing references, images and PDFs, and constructing papers with built-in templates.
  • Microsoft Word
  • TeXShop:TeX previewer.


  • Fetch: FTP (see also Fugu).
  • Filemaker Pro: Database program.
  • Fugu: Features secure drag-and-drop file transfers, allows you to take advantage of SFTP's strong encryption, make secure file transfers using Secure Copy (SCP), and can create SSH tunnels.
  • Microsoft Powerpoint: Create professional presentations.
  • Stuffit: Uncompression utility.