Anti Virus Anti-Virus

Faculty & Staff - The College has updated to the most recent version of Sophos Security and Control (10.0). Our campus license also allows employees to install Sophos for personal use.

Microsoft Security Essentials

Students – You may use an Anti-Virus of your choice, or download one of the two free solutions that work with our network registration system: Microsoft Security Essentials (Microsoft Windows) | Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition (Mac OS)

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Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader allows you to view and print Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Adobe Reader is particularly useful for academic research as many journal articles and other documents online must be viewed and printed in PDF format.

Please see the vendor's web site for compatibility with Windows Vista and Windows 7.




CAD software for 2D and 3D design and drafting.

One of the world's leading 2D and 3D Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) tools. The software has powerful, flexible features for design and documentation. The AutoDesk Education Community is an online community where students and educators can download software.



Only needed if your department has a Citrix server.




Web browser alternative to Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Firefox is a web browser whose advanced security features protect against pop-ups and spyware. Its intuitive design, including tabbed browsing capability, emphasizes easy access and readability. Mozilla Firefox features a wide variety of plugins to do everything from enable audio screen reading to interpreting commands based on the movements of your mouse.

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Securely transfer files with sftp. FileZilla is a fast and reliable FTP client with secure (SFTP) capabilities, lots of useful features and an intuitive interface. It supports all the basic functions to browse servers and transfer multiple files simultaneously. FileZilla is useful for individuals who want to transfer files from their home computer to a web account.



Flash Player Adobe Flash Player

Flash Player allows you to display multimedia presentations, animations, graphics created in Flash, and interactive websites right in your web browser.

Shockwave Player lets you interact with webpages that provide entertainment, presentations and games. Many websites use the interactive capabilities of Shockwave or Flash. Individuals who want to view various animations and utilize certain interactive applications on the Web will find these players useful.




Free image and photo alternative to Photoshop.

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.

Please see the vendor's web site for compatibility with Windows Vista.

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Organize your music and connect to iTunesU.



Java JRE

Required to view some websites.




Microsoft Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player gives you control of your music with smart jukebox features, easy CD transfer to computer, CD burning, and compatibility with the widest range of portable players.

Please see the vendor's web site for compatibility with Windows Operating Systems. (Required to view some video and music files. )


Open Office is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute.

Please see the vendor's web site for compatibility with Windows Vista. Free office productivity software alternative to Microsoft Office.

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Securely connect to remote UNIX systems with SSH.

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Required to view some video and music files. Included in iTunes. QuickTime is a software program for handling video, including streaming video from the Internet, sound, animation, graphics, text, music, and more.



Comprehensive statistical and graphical programming language. R is an elegant and comprehensive statistical and graphical programming language.


Read and Write Gold

Read&Write Gold is a suite of literacy software that makes the web, documents and files more accessible - any time, any place, and on any platform or device. From reading on-screen text aloud to researching and checking written work, Read&Write makes lots of everyday tasks easier. It�s a great tool for anyone who needs a little extra help with their reading and writing, and is especially useful for people with cognitive disabilities, or anyone whose first language isn't English.

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RealPlayer is used to view and listen to network-delivered digital video and audio. RealPlayer is used for entertainment and educational purposes. Academic uses include viewing/playing recorded lectures and incorporating video-clips, sound-bites, and slideshows as visual and audio aids for presentations.


Shockwave PlayerAdobe Shockwave Player

Web browser plugin needed to view some websites.



Email program that can speak IMAP and POP. NOT for use with campus Microsoft Exchange.

Thunderbird is an open-source email client from Mozilla. It possesses many advanced security features such as intelligent spam filters. Thunderbird has a quick message search system and customizable views.

Please see the vendor's web site for system requirements.

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WinSCP is an open source  Secure FTP (SFTP) and FTP client for Windows.  Its main function is the safe copying of files between a local and a remote computer.

Click Installation Package to download. Do NOT click the large Download buttons inside the WinSCP site, they are advertisements.


  • Graphical user interface
  • Allows setting default permissions for remote files transfers
  • Integration with Windows (drag & drop, URL, shortcut icons)
  • Windows Explorer interface
  • Supports all common operations with files
  • Support for SFTP and SCP protocols over SSH-1 and SSH-2 and plain old FTP protocol
  • Batch file scripting with a command-line interface
  • Integrated text editor
  • Support for SSH password, keyboard-interactive, public key authentication
  • Translated into several languages

RSS Popper
RSS PopperRSS Popper for Outlook :
RSS Popper is a news aggregator add-in for Outlook & Outlook Express. News items delivered directly to Outlook as e-mails. No need to use a separate program for reading RSS anymore. All RSS/RDF/Atom formats are supported.


  • Outlook 2000/XP/2003/2007 or Outlook Express 6 and above
  • Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista (should work on Win98/ME but not tested)
  • .NET Framework 1.1 (Can be found here) - If you're not sure, don't install. RSS Popper installation process checks if you've got it.

RSS Popper for Outlook :

Release: version 0.36c - Download (0.5M)

Old Version: version 0.35c - Download (0.5M)

RSS Popper for Outlook Express:

Release: version 0.36c - Download (0.5M)

Old Version: version 0.35c - Download (0.5M)