The University deploys a set of core software to all student PCs on campus and aims to update this software each year. This is listed below:

Vendor Software Name Version
Igor Pavlov 7-Zip 18.01
Adobe Acrobat DC 2018
Adobe Acrobat Distiller DC 2018
Adobe After Effects CC 2018
Adobe Illustrator CC 2018
Adobe InDesign CC 2018
Adobe Lightroom Classic CC 2018
Adobe Photoshop CC 2018
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018
Audacity Team Audacity 2.2.2
Audacity Team Audacity - LAME Plugin 3.99.9
Audacity Team Audacity - ffmpeg Plugin 2.2.2
Autodesk AutoCAD 2019
Clarivate EndNote X9
Google Chrome 65+
McAfee Anti-Virus Agent 5
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.1
Microsoft Excel 2016+
Microsoft OneNote 2016+
Microsoft Outlook 2016+
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016+
Microsoft Project 2016+
Micrsosoft Publisher 2016+
Microsoft Skype for Business 2016+
Microsoft Visio 2016+
Microsoft Word 2016+
Mozilla Firefox 52.6+
Notepad++ Notepad++ 7.5.4
PaperCut MF Client 18.2.2
Scientific Software Atlas Ti 7
Scientific Software Atlas Ti 8
TextHelp Read&Write 12
VLC Media Player 3.0.1



The University currently has Windows 7 deployed as it's standard Operating System (OS), and is on the vast majority of the PCs available for use on campus. Windows 7 is due to go out of support on January 14, 2020. Due to this we are currently trialling Windows 10 on the Ipswich campus and would like to hear your feedback. You can currently trial Windows 10 in the following areas:

  • Waterfront Building 3rd Floor - Next to the windows overlooking the WAD
  • Library Building 1st Floor - Room L108



The Univeristy has a range of Apple Mac devices across the Ipswich campus. Most of these are located in the Arts Building, where the specialist photography and design labs are located. The majority of the Mac Pros are running macOS High Sierra where as the iMacs are running older operating systems from Yosemite upwards. We are currently looking into costs for a Mac replacement scheme but this is in the early stages of the project.

IBM SPSS 25 Atlas Ti AutoDesk Read & Write

​IT Services cannot help with the installation and maintenance of these programs and they cannot be downloaded on University Campus PCs.


Some courses require specialist software, which may have specific hardware requirements. Due to this some software is only available in some specialist labs or IT suites.

Vendor Software Name Version Course Area Locations
Adobe Audition CC 2018 Any  
Adobe Bridge CC 2018 Any  
Adobe Dreamweaver 2018 Any  
Adobe InCopy CC 2018 Any  
Adobe Media Encoder CC 2018 Any  
Adobe Muse CC 2018 Any  
Adobe Prelude CC 2018 Any  
Adobe Scout CC 2018 Any  
Adobe SpeedGrade CC 2018 Any  
Arduino Arduino IDE 1.8.5 Architecture R004/R111
Autodesk 3DS Max 2019 Architecture & Design R004/R102/R111
Autodesk AutoCAD 2019 Architecture & Design R004/R102/R111/L108/W301
Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture 2019 Architecture R004/R102/R111
Autodesk Maya 2018 Architecture & Design  
Autodesk RECAP 2019 Architecture & Design R004/R102/R111/L108/W301
Autodesk Revit 2019 Architecture & Design  
Autodesk Slicer for Fusion 360 2019 Architecture & Design  
AVID Media Composer 8.4 Digital Film R006/R008/R102
AVID Pro Tools 12 Digital Film R006/R008/R102
Blurb BookWright 1.2.175 Arts R004/R102/R111
Eastgate afternoon, a story English L109
Eastgate Patchwork Girl 1 English L109
GL Assessment Lucid LADS Plus 6 Student Services A004/A005
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf G*Power Psychology A004/A005/A111
QGIS QGIS 3.2.3 Science  
Trimble SketchUp 2016+ Architecture R004/R102/R111