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Attention Faculty Teaching Fall 2018:

If there are any applications that you do not see listed in the table below, please fill out the Information Technology Review form and we will follow up once we have completed a review of the request.  The deadline for software requests for the Fall 2018 semester is August 1st, 2018.  All requests after this date will be considered on a case by case basis.

Available for Download:

  • Microsoft Imagine Premium - CSUSM is a member of the Microsoft Imagine Premium Program. STEM students, faculty, and staff have access to numerous Microsoft developer tools and operating systems. 
  • Office 365 - Faculty, students & staff are eligible to download and install Office365 on up to 5 personal devices at no cost. How to Install Office 365.
  • CougarApps - CougarApps gives you the opportunity to access campus applications and your files from anywhere at anytime. Yes, that includes at home from your personal machine! Click the link in the "CougarApps" column to visit the CougarApps page for details.

*Specific Labs Only, **Student Labs Only, ***Some Apps require permission for access**

Below is a list of software available as of Spring 2018 along with a list of training & tutorials from online resources. Please contact the Technology Help Desk (x4790) for any questions.

Software Name Use Versions Available   Latest Version   Campus Machine Availability: Installable on Personal Machine  
PC  Mac  CougarApps***
Faculty/Staff Students
Adobe Acrobat DC PDF viewer & editor     X X X X  Students, Faculty & Staff
AD Instruments Lab Chart Data acquisition system              
Adobe Creative Cloud Graphic Design, Video editing, web development, photography     X X    


Students, Faculty & Staff

Alice 3 Computer Science  3  3   X      Freeware
AquaMacs Computer Science       X      Freeware
ArcMap  GIS  10.5.1  10.5.1  X   X X Faculty, Staff & Students email Allen Risley 
ArcGIS Pro   GIS 2.0 2.0 X       Faculty, Staff & Students email Allen Risley
ArcGIS Online   GIS             Faculty, Staff & Students email Allen Risley
Atlas.ti  Data Analysis  8  8     X X  
Audacity  Audio Editing  2.1  2.1   X X X Freeware
Autodesk Design, Creativty Autodesk has a variety of products. (Autocad, Maya, Mudbox, etc...)           Free for csusm community
Blender  3D Creation    2.79   X     Freeware



Screen Recording & Video Editor  

3.0 Mac

9.0 PC

 X X    


Faculty & Staff

Chemdraw Drawing tool  for chemists and biologists  17  17     X X


Free for CSUSM community 

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Crystal Ball Predictive modeling, forecasting, simulation, and optimization  11.1  11.1     X X  
Digital Works Construct digital logic circuits and to analyze their behavior through simulation  3.0.5 3.0.5     X X   Freeware
Filemaker  Database 16  16     X    
Filezilla     FTP  3.27     X X   Freeware
Finale  Music Editing  v25  v25   ACD 104      

Geometer's Sketchpad

Mathematics   5  5   ?      
Graphpad Prism Scientific graphing 7 7    SBSB 1206     lab 1206 and email Julius
Kaleidagraph    4.5.3  4.5.3     X X  
LabChart Reader    8.1.6       X X Freeware
Maple    18 18    X X X  
Mathematica    11.1  11.1   X X X

Faculty, Staff & Students

How to install Mathematica

Matlab          X X X  
Mendeley Desktop         X X X  
MGLTools-1.5.6         X      
Microsoft Imagine Wide variety of development Microsoft tools.              STEM Faculty & Students
Microsoft Office 365        X  X    


Faculty, Staff & Students

Microsoft Visio           X X  
MikTex (0.3.0)           X X  
Minitab 18  Statistics  18  18     X X  Faculty, Staff & Students email Mike Irick for instructions and license
Minitab Express Statistics            

Faculty, Staff & Students email Mike Irick for instructions and license

National Instruments                
NetBeans         X      
Netfabb Basic (5.0.0)           X    
PCSPIM (8.0.0)           X X  
PHStat 4           X X  
PlannersLab (           X X  
Praat (5.3.63)         X X X  
Practica Musica*         ACD 104      
Pro Tools 12*         ACD 104      
Program Editor (22.0.0)           X    
PuTTY (0.62.0)           X X  
Python (2.7.0)         X      
Qualtrics                Faculty. Staff & Students
R (3.3.2)           X X  
Read&Write Gold 11


   8  8   ACD 104      
Respondus Lockdown Browser (       X  X X    
SAP Logon           X X  
SAS 93 (9.3.0)           X X  
SAS Enterprise Guide (5.1.0)           X X  
SAS GRAPH ODS Graphics Editor           X X  
SAS IML Studio (3.4.0)           X X  
SAS Locale Setup Manager           X X  
Scratch           X X  
SeaMonkey         X  X    
Secure File Transfer Client (3.2.9)           X X  
Secure Shell Client (3.2.9)           X X  
Seed Manager           X X  
Snagit           X X

Faculty & Staff

Snagit Software Keys & Download

SolidWorks (3.0.0)           X X  


Data Analytics     Markstein  Hall 305        
Spartan Student (6.1.4)           X X  
SPSS   19 thru 25 25     SPSS 24 SPSS 24  
SQL Developer (           X X  
StarUML (           X X  
Stata (13.0.0)           X X  
Text Output           X X  
TF32 (2.0.0)           X X  
 Reason   10 10   ACD 104      
Visual Studio for Mac         U Hall 273, Kellogg 2000     Freeware
VMD Molecular visualization program for displaying, animating, and analyzing large biomolecular systems using 3-D graphics and built-in scripting.       X      Freeware
VocalTractLab           X X  
VTDemo (3.6.0)           X X  
WaveSurfer (1.8.8p4)           X X  
Wolfram Alpha Pro              


Faculty, Staff & Students

Xcode         X      
XML Fox           X X