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COVID-19 Notice

In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as state and federal guidelines, the Software Service Center has made several adjustments for the Spring semester:

  • The Sofware Service Center will NOT be taking walk-ups until further notice. Services can still be reached either online or by email.
  • All students can now place online orders for software, regardless of location, by following the instructions at software.vt.edu/studentorder.
  • The Student Software and Departmental Software phones will be forwarded to voicemail, and students, faculty, and staff will be directed to software.vt.edu/help to submit any questions or requests for support.
    NOTE: You can request a call back by including your phone number on the ticket.

Description

The Adobe Creative Cloud suite gives you access to a complete offering (see below for full listing) of Adobe software for graphic design, video editing, photography, and web development.

The School of Architecture and Design, the School of Visual Arts, and the Department of Communication have instituted an Adobe Creative Cloud software requirement for all students enrolled in their programs.

Platform

Windows and Mac

Eligibility

Creative Cloud is only available to students enrolled in the School of Architecture and Design, School of Visual Arts, and the Department of Communication.

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires September 1.

Creative Cloud Includes

  • Adobe Acrobat DC Pro
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Adobe Bridge CC
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC
  • Adobe Fireworks CS6
  • Adobe Flash Builder Premium
  • Adobe Flash Professional CC
  • Adobe Edge Reflow CC (Preview)
  • Adobe Edge Animate CC
  • Adobe Edge Code CC (Preview)
  • Adobe Exchange Panel (for CS6 Apps)
  • Adobe Extension Manager CC
  • Adobe Extendscript Toolkit CC
  • Adobe InCopy CC
  • Adobe InDesign CC
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe Gaming SDK 1.4
  • Adobe Lightroom 6
  • Adobe Media Encoder CC
  • Adobe Muse CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Adobe Scout CC
  • Adobe SpeedGrade CC

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Description

Computer-aided design (CAD) software that allows you to imagine, design, and create.

Platform

Windows

Eligibility

Student

Products Include

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • AutoCAD Electrical
  • AutoCAD Map 3D
  • AutoStudio
  • Impression
  • Inventor Professional
  • Maya
  • Revit Architecture
  • Revit Structure
  • VIZ
  • 3ds Max Design (30-day trial)

The Student Design Community sponsored by Autodesk is a website for design students in the fields of architecture, construction, civil engineering, and mechanical engineering. Design students can download free student editions of Autodesk software, find jobs, discuss projects, share work, learn from the experts, and make new friends. To register, visit the Student Design Community.

 

Available at no additional cost

Description

The Duo security token is used by members of the Virginia Tech community as a second-factor authentication device to gain access to services protected by Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) in instances when a phone is not a viable second-factor option. Users press a button on the device to generate a 6-digit code that is entered into the passcode field when logging into a service that requires 2FA.

Eligibility

Students, faculty and staff.

Additional Links

Duo D-100 Token Enrollment Instructions

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Description

ArcGIS for Desktop software enables you to discover patterns, relationships, and trends in your data that are not readily apparent in databases, spreadsheets, or statistical packages. Beyond displaying your data as points on a map, ArcGIS Desktop allows you to manage and integrate your data, perform advanced analysis, model and automate operational processes, and display your results on professional-quality maps.

Platform

Windows

Version

10.x

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Annual renewal.

Included Extensions

  • ArcGIS 3D Analyst
  • ArcGIS Data Interoperability
  • ArcGIS Geostatistical Analyst
  • ArcGIS Network Analyst
  • ArcGIS Publisher
  • ArcGIS Schematics
  • ArcGIS Spatial Analyst
  • ArcGIS Tracking Analyst

 

Available at no additional cost at network.software.vt.edu

Please visit Accessible Technologies for more information.

Description

PDF Annotator lets the user open any PDF file and add annotations, using the mouse or a Tablet PC pen, directly on the PDF file's pages. The annotated documents can then be saved directly back to PDF format.

Platform

Windows

Version

7

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires September 30

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Description

CES EduPack software allows teachers and students to interact with the extensive property and processing information available in the CES EduPack database, and to apply that information in materials selection and other projects.

Platform

Windows

Version

2018

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires September 1

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Description

Mathcad is computer software primarily intended for the verification, validation, documentation and re-use of engineering calculations.

Platform

Windows

Version

Mathcad Prime 5.0, Mathcad 15

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Annual renewal

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Description

MATLAB is an integrated technical computing environment that combines numeric computation, advanced graphics and visualization, and a high-level programming language. There are functions for data analysis and visualization, numeric computation, engineering and scientific graphics, modeling, simulation, prototyping, programming and application development.

Platform

macOS, Unix and Windows

Version

R2019b

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires September 1
Students who purchase Matlab are entitled to free upgrades while enrolled at Virginia Tech. 

MATLAB Includes

  • Simulink
  • Bioinformatics Toolbox
  • Control System Toolbox
  • Curve Fitting Toolbox
  • Data Acquisition Toolbox
  • Image Processing Toolbox
  • Instrument Control Toolbox
  • Optimization Toolbox
  • Parallel Computing Toolbox
  • Signal Processing Blockset
  • Signal Processing Toolbox
  • SimElectronics
  • SimMechanics
  • Simscape
  • Simulink Control Design Toolbox
  • Stateflow
  • Statistics Toolbox
  • Symbolic Math

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Description

Minitab helps guide you to the right analysis and gives you clear results to effectively analyze your data.

Platform/Version

MacOS - Express 1.5

Windows - 17

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Valid while enrolled in classes at Virginia Tech

 

Available at no additional cost at network.software.vt.edu

Description

Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench (LabVIEW) is a system-design platform and development environment for a visual programming language, designed specifically for engineers and scientists building measurement and control systems

Platform

macOS, Linux and Windows

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires May 31, 2021

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Description

Qualtrics allows you to easily design surveys with point-and-click editing, collaborate with colleagues, and build an in-house panel for repeated surveys.

Create and account at virginiatech.qualtrics.com

Available at no additional cost at network.software.vt.edu

Please vist Accessible Technologies for more information.

Description

Rhino provides the tools to accurately model and document your designs ready for rendering, animation, drafting, engineering, analysis, and manufacturing or construction. Rhino can create, edit, analyze, document, render, animate, and translate NURBS curves, surfaces, and solids with no limits on complexity, degree, or size. Rhino also supports polygon meshes and point clouds.

Platform

macOS and Windows

Version

6

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Perpetual

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SAS

Description

SAS provides a collection of statistical procedures to facilitate the analysis of data. It includes a broad spectrum of capabilities including matrix manipulation, macro programming language, and database management. SAS is used for report writing and data warehousing, in addition to data analysis.

Platform

Linux and Windows

Version

9.4

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Annual expiration - expires July 31 with a grace period until October 27

SAS Includes:

  • Base SAS
  • Enterprise Guide
  • Enterprise Miner
  • SAS/EIS
  • SAS/FSP
  • SAS/ASSIST
  • SAS/OR
  • SAS/IML
  • SAS/AF
  • SAS/CONNECT
  • SAS/SECURE
  • SAS/GRAPH
  • SAS/STAT
  • SAS/LAB
  • SAS/INSIGHT
  • SAS/SHARE
  • SAS Integration Technologies
  • ONLINE/TOTOR
  • SAS/QC
  • SAS Access - includes interfaces for:
    • DB2
    • MySQL
    • ODBC
    • OLE DB
    • Oracle
    • PC
    • SYBASE

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Description

SAS JMP Pro predictive analytics software provides advanced algorithms for building, assessing, and managing predictive models. JMP also features predictive modeling with cross-validation, model comparison and averaging features, exact tests, and one-click bootstrapping.

Platform

macOS and Windows

Version

15

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires September 30
Students who purchase JMP Pro are entitled to free upgrades while enrolled at Virginia Tech. 

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Description

SolidWorks is a solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) computer program.

Platform

Windows

Version

2019

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Version 2019 – expires on July 31, 2021
Students who purchase Solidworks are entitled to upgrades at no charge while enrolled at Virginia Tech.

SOLIDWORKS is only for teaching and classroom work therefore it can not be used for research.

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Description

IBM SPSS Statistics is software for managing data and calculating a wide variety of statistics.

Platform

macOS and Windows

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Annual renewal - expires June 30

SPSS Includes the Following Modules:

  • Advanced Models
  • Categories
  • Forecasting
  • Regression Models
  • Custom Tables
  • Bootstrapping
  • Data Preparation
  • Decision Trees
  • Exact Tests
  • Missing Values
  • Neural Networks
  • Direct Marketing
  • Complex Samples
  • Visualization Designer
  • Sample Power
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Conjoint (Windows only)

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Description

Wolfram Alpha, a web based product, is a computational knowledge engine which allows beginner-level and advanced level analysis without needing to know a programming language.  The Pro version allows users to see step-by-step solution guides to many queries, upload data from many different formats for instant analysis, view data interactively, and more.  Includes the Wolfram Problem Generator, for self-paced quizzing through mathematical concepts.

Platform

Web-based

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Annual expiration - expires August 1 each year

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Description

Mathematica is a mathematical symbolic computation program used in many scientific, engineering, mathematical, and computing fields.

Platform

macOS, Linux and Windows

Eligibility

Student

Licensing

Valid while enrolled in classes at Virginia Tech

Available at no additional cost at network.software.vt.edu