The table below lists the Windows, Macintosh, Unix or Linux software packages for which ITS has made special purchase arrangements. Some software is site-licensed for unlimited use campus-wide. Other software has been made available through educational discounts for volume purchase. Some licenses may restrict the number of copies, the type of use, duration of license, or the location of machines that software may be used on.

Please note that there are some software packages that ITS does not provide, however the contact information for our preferred vendor is listed with the software information. See list below for more information.

Student and Faculty software is also available at educational pricing through the Campus Bookstore.  Please visit the bookstore in the University Centre for more information.

See also:

Software Packages Available

How and where to get software is listed with the software product details. Just click on the software link to get this information.

Software Platform Availability

PDF Conversion

Foxit PDF Editor  Win & Mac Faculty, Staff & Students

Office Suites/Products

MS Office 365 subscription  Win & Mac Students
MS Office 365 subscription  Win & Mac Faculty & Staff
MS Office 2019 for Mac (Standard Edition)  Mac Faculty & Staff on University Owned computers/devices.
MS Office 365 Visio Lite   Win & Mac Faculty, Staff & Students

Mathematical & Statistical

Maple  Win, Linux, Mac Faculty, Staff & Students
Matlab for Students  Win, Linux, Mac All Students
Matlab for Staff & Faculty  Win, Linux, Mac Faculty & Staff
NVivo  Win & Mac Faculty, Staff & Students
NVivo Transcription  Win & Mac Faculty, Staff & Students
SAS  Win only Faculty, Staff & Students
Shazam  Win Faculty, Staff & Students
SPSS/AMOS  Win & Mac Faculty, Staff & Students
STATA SE  Win, Mac, Linux, Solaris Faculty, Staff & Students

Programming & Compilers

MS Azure Dev Tools for Teaching – Carleton University
(Win 10, VS, Project/Visio etc.)
Students & Faculty only in select departments (STEM) are eligible for this program.  For more information, click here
MS Azure for Students Starter (Free Microsoft Program)  Win Students only.
Support provided by Microsoft.
MS Visual Studio Community – (Free Microsoft Program)  Win Faculty, Staff & Students
Support provided by Microsoft.

Structural Design

Autodesk  Win & Mac Faculty, Staff & Students
AutoDesk Education Program.  Support provided by Autodesk

Creativity & Design

Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Teaching & Learning)  Win & Mac Faculty, Staff & Students in select departments are eligible for this program.  For Teaching and Learning purposes only.
Adobe Creative Cloud Suite – (Other)  Win & Mac Faculty, Staff

Operating Systems

MS Windows 10 Education  Win Faculty & Staff on campus-use or “University-owned” computers only
MS Windows 10 Education – Work at Home  Win Faculty & Staff – work at home only
MS Windows 10 Education – Students  Win Students only


Qualtrics Online Surveys  n/a Faculty, Staff, & Students

Web Conferencing, Online Meetings, Chat, Sharing Documents, etc.

Office 365 – Microsoft Teams  n/a Faculty, Staff & Students

Other Products (not provided by ITS)

MS Office 2019 Professional Plus – Home Use  Win & Mac Faculty & Staff on personally owned computers
MS Office Project Online  n/a Faculty & Staff only.
Available via Softchoice (click on link for details)
MS Office Visio Online  n/a Faculty & Staff only.
Available via Softchoice (click on link for details)
MS Visual Studio Pro – Staff  Win Available via Softchoice (see link for details)