Standard software:

Whitman computers usually come with the following software pre-installed and supported by Technology Services:

  • Google Apps for Education, including Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Meet, etc
  • Microsoft 365, especially Word, Excel, Powerpoint.  (Note: we do not support Microsoft Teams, Publisher, Outlook, or Access) 
  • Microsoft Endpoint Protection - anti virus and malware protection 
  • IMAP email programs - Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird for Windows computers; OSX Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird for Macintosh computers
  • Web Browsers - Mozilla Firefox (for Mac or Windows), Google Chrome (for Mac or Windows), Safari (for Mac), and Internet Explorer/EDGE (For Windows)
  • Standard support applications such as QuickTime and Acrobat Reader
  • Apple desktop apps - Pages, Numbers, Keynote, GarageBand, iMovie, Photos

Additional software:

The following specialized software is also used on campus. Technology Services supports this software, but may not be able to assist you fully with advanced features.  Unless otherwise noted, licenses for these software application may require purchasing with departmental funds.  Per licensing agreements/rules, some software may either only be used by faculty and students, though alternate licensing purchases can be made. Please contact Technology Services for current pricing (which is often discounted for eductaional use) and more information. 

  • Adobe Creative Cloud annual subscription (July-June)
  • ArcGIS (site licensed, no purchase necessary.)
  • Canvas
  • EndNote (unlimited site license)
  • eViews
  • Hypothesis
  • Keepass XC (Mac), KeePass 2 (Windows)
  • LabView
  • Maple
  • Mathematica
  • nVivo
  • Qualtrics
  • R
  • SAS
  • Visio
  • Zoom

Faculty members-- if you have specialized needs at the time you are getting a computer allocated to you, please be sure to indicate this when you contact us to arrange for your computer. Please contact the Instructional & Learning Technologist for your Division for help and more information.