Consult this list regularly for the most up-to-date softwares available to students, staff and professors.

Request software for computers with sensitive data

If your work computer stores sensitive data and Information Technology has removed software installation access on it, you will need to follow these procedures when you require new software.

List of available software

NameFunctionalityTechnical supportCost
Adobe Acrobat Pro 
(Faculty)
Create and edit PDF filesFrom vendorBuy now
Adobe Acrobat Pro 
(Staff)
Create and edit PDF filesFrom vendorBuy now
Antidote 
(Faculty and staff)
Bilingual writing tool From vendorBuy now 
AnyConnect
(Faculty and staff)
VPNService DeskFree Download 
ARC GIS 
(Students)
Mapping software and dataFrom vendorBuy now
ARC GIS 
(Faculty and staff)
Mapping software and dataFrom vendorBuy now  
ChemDraw 
(Students, faculty and staff)
Chemical structures creator From vendorFree download
Deep Freeze 
(Staff)
Protect computer settings and configurations From vendorBuy now 
LiquidFiles 
(Students, faculty and staff)

For emails with large attachments or an encryption requirement.

Service DeskFree
Go to LiquidFiles.
Enter your
uoAccess ID
and password. 
Maple 
(Faculty)
Mathematics and modeling tool From vendorBuy now
Maple 
(Staff)
Mathematics and modeling tool From vendorBuy now
Mathematica 
(Faculty)
Computations applicationFrom vendorBuy now
Mathematica 
(Staff)
Computations applicationFrom vendorBuy now
Matlab & Matlab Toolbox
(Faculty)
Statistical software From vendorBuy now
Matlab & Matlab Toolbox
(Staff)
Statistical software From vendorBuy now
MS Calendar 
(Faculty and staff)

uOttawa statutory holiday in MS Calendar 

Note for Mac users: To import the file to Outlook, two-finger click (or control and click on the file) and select Outlook under the Open sub-menu. 

Service DeskFree
Download
for Windows
Download
for Mac 
Microsoft Defender 
(Faculty and staff)
Anti-virus (For University-owned computers) Service DeskFree 
Contact your IT
representative or
Service Desk
Microsoft Office 
(Students)
Office Suite Service DeskFree 
Login to 
MS Office 365 
Microsoft Office 
(Faculty and staff)
Office SuiteService DeskFree
Consult our
MS Office 365 website
Microsoft Office 
(Former staff and clinicians) 
Office Suite Service DeskMS Office
for personal use 
Microsoft OneDrive 
(Students, faculty and staff)
Office Suite
 
From vendor

Free Download

 

Microsoft Power BI Pro 
(Students, faculty and staff)
Business intelligence
Details about Power BI 
From vendorFree Download 
Microsoft Project Pro 
(Faculty)
Project managementService DeskBuy now
Microsoft Project Pro 
(Staff)
Project managementService DeskBuy now
Microsoft Teams 
(Students, faculty and staff)
Office SuiteService DeskFree Download 
Microsoft Visio Professional 
(Faculty)
Diagramming ToolFrom vendorBuy now
Microsoft Visio Professional 
(Staff)
Diagramming ToolFrom vendorBuy now
Microsoft Visual Studio 
(Faculty)
Application Development Tools From vendorBuy now
Microsoft Visual Studio 
(Staff)
Application Development Tools From vendorBuy now
NI LabVIEW 
(Faculty)
Systems graphical programming environmentFrom vendorBuy now
NI LabVIEW 
(Staff)
Systems graphical programming environmentFrom vendorBuy now
NVivo 
(Students, faculty and staff)
Qualitative data analysis software packageFrom vendorFree Download 
Telnet/SSH 
(Students, faculty and staff)
Putty Windows – style installer From vendorFree Download
SAS
(Faculty)
Statistical software From vendorBuy now
SAS
(Staff)
Statistical software From vendorBuy now
SAS
(Students)
Statistical software From vendorBuy now
Sophos 
(Students, faculty and staff)
Anti-virus for personal use onlyFrom vendorFree Download 
SPSS 
(Faculty)
Statistical software From vendorBuy now
SPSS 
(Staff)
Statistical software From vendorBuy now
SPSS 
(Students)
Statistical software From vendorBuy now
Stata 
(Students)
Data analysis and statistical software From vendorBuy now 
Stata 
(Faculty and staff)
Data analysis and statistical software From vendor Buy now 
SurveyMonkey 
(Students, faculty and staff)
Survey ToolFrom vendorFree
Login information  
Topaz 
(Faculty and staff)
Animal care systemFrom vendorFree Download 
Xtender 
(Faculty and staff)
Image capture and document manager systemService DeskFree
Login information 

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