software150Software for Computer Science Students

Carleton University and The School of Computer Science provide free and discounted software for faculty, staff and enrolled students.

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
Microsoft Office Suite
IBM Academic Initiative
Matlab
Virtualization Software
Anti-virus Software – Trend Micro, Avast
More Free Software – Nextcloud, x2go, putty, winscp
Other Software @ Carleton
OnTheHub

Check out our page dedicated to laptop specific software

Microsoft Azure Development Tools for Teaching

Microsoft Azure Development Tools for Teaching (formerly Imagine, Dreamspark or MSDNAA) allows Computer Science students to access many of the professional Microsoft development software tools. Download the Microsoft Dev Tools for Teaching Guide for more information. Refer to the ITS Azure page for more Carleton specific instructions: https://i.carleton.ca/azure-dev-tools/

Computer Science students can use their Carleton username and password (MyCarletonOne or cmail) to login to the MS Imagine storefront. Click on the link below and choose the blue ‘Sign In’ button.
Microsoft Azure Development Tools for Teaching

NOTE: Microsoft software licenses typically do not expire, however the Azure Dev Tools software downloads are limited. Once you download the software make sure to backup the software installation. It is also a good idea to save the license key in case you need to re-install the software.

Microsoft Office Suite

The Microsoft Office Suite is free to enrolled Carleton students and is provided directly from Microsoft:
Microsoft Office 365 Free for Carleton students
Carleton faculty and staff get MS Office on University owned devices (MS Office for faculty). Also, faculty and staff may purchase additional discounted copies through the Carleton OnTheHub Web Store

IBM Academic Initiative

The IBM Academic Initiative allows and encourages faculty, students and researchers at accredited academic institutions to leverage IBM tools, courses, and other resources in the classroom.  These tools are free for Carleton university students, faculty and staff.
Free IBM Academic Initiative Software for Carleton University

Matlab

Carleton University now has a Total Academic Headcount (TAH) license for MATLAB, Simulink, and add-on products. Faculty, staff, TAs, researchers and enrolled students may use these products for teaching, research and learning. This license allows installing the products on a personal device, or installing on a University owned device.

Virtualization Software

  • Virtualbox (Virtual Server Software to run course Virtual Machines)
    Looking for the Computer Science course Virtual machines? Virtual Machines
  • VMware is is similar in functionality to VirtualBox. The software can be made available to SCS students that are having trouble with VirtualBox.
    More information about VMware, and a tool to request access to it can be found here:
    VMware Virtualization

Anti-virus Software

More Free Software

There are many free and open source software applications available for nearly any need:

Remote Access Software

You can use this software to connect to servers, computer and virtual machines remotely, including some of our main linux teaching servers, and your own Openstack and local VirtualBox servers (instances)

Nextcloud

Encryption

Other Software @ Carleton

OnTheHub

The OnTheHub web store gives faculty, staff and enrolled students free and discounted professional-level software by participating companies like Adobe, IBM and Symantec.
Carleton University OnTheHub WebStore
NOTE: The Carleton WebStore can also be used by faculty and staff to purchase additional discounted copies of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office to use on non-University owned work devices.