Software

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is a digital photo editing solution. Discounted pricing for Tufts owned computers is available through Tufts Marketplace.

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Adobe Creative Suite

The current version is Adobe Creative Suite 5.5. There are numerous versions of this Suite, each of which contains a core consisting of Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat.  Other titles are bundled depending upon the Suite, including Dreamweaver and Illustrator. Popular versions of CS 5.5 are Web Premium and Design Premium.

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Adobe Acrobat Professional

The current version is Adobe Acrobat Professional X (10) One license of Adobe Acrobat Professional is available free of charge through the Faculty Grants program for faculty with active grants.  This program also allows assistants to the faculty to obtain a license of Adobe Acrobat Professional.   Visit the Adobe Acrobat for Faculty Grants Program […]

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Microsoft Office

Tufts University has a site license for Microsoft Office Professional (Mac and PC), which includes Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Access.  Any University owned computer is eligible for a license. Work at Home licenses are also available for people who have a computer on campus with the software installed. The […]

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Does the University provide antivirus protection for my computer?

The University owns licenses for antivirus products that can be used on University owned Mac and Windows computers. For University owned Windows computers, the University uses Trend-Micro Antivirus. For University owned Macintosh computers, the University uses Symantec Endpoint Protection. For personally owned computers the University has licensed Command  Antivirus. Alternatively, for personally owned computers, there […]

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Matlab

MATLAB® is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran. Faculty and staff are eligible to purchase under the University’s Group License, and the University would cover the cost of annual maintenance (software upgrades and support). http://uit.tufts.edu/?pid=770&c=500

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Microsoft Campus Agreement

Tufts University has entered into a Microsoft Campus Agreement. The agreement is an annual licensing program which provides Tufts faculty and staff with access to the following suite of Microsoft products: Microsoft Office Professional for Windows Microsoft Office Standard for Macintosh Microsoft Office Sharepoint Designer (Formerly FrontPage) Microsoft Visual Studio Professional Edition Microsoft Windows Operating […]

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IBM SPSS Statistics

SPSS is an industry-standard statistical processing package that is  used at Tufts University. The package offers extensive statistical graphics and data mining capabilities.  Alternatives to SPSS include SAS, STATA, and R. Tufts has entered into a site licensing agreement with SPSS that covers the three most widely used modules of the SPSS software family. Base – […]

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SAS

SAS is a statistical software package licensed from the SAS Institute. More information about the software can be found at http://www.sas.com . License Term The term of this license is annual.  The license expires and must be renewed each year. License Codes When the license is renewed each year, the vendor sends Tufts a new […]

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Endnote

Millions of researchers, scholarly writers, students, and librarians use EndNote to search online bibliographic databases, organize their references, images and PDFs in any language, and create bibliographies and figure lists instantly. Instead of spending hours typing bibliographies, or using index cards to organize their references, they do it the easy way—by using EndNote! And EndNote […]

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Operating System Support

All new PCs purchased by Tufts will have  Microsoft Windows 7  64-bit business edition installed on them. Microsoft Windows XP 32-bit SP3 will continue to be supported on older computers until September of 2014. http://support.microsoft.com/gp/lifepolicy All new Macintosh computers purchased by Tufts will have Snow Leopard OSX 10.6 installed on them. Tufts will continue to […]

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Identity Finder

Identity Finder is a software application licensed by Tufts for on campus and off-campus use.  The software allows users to search computers for sensitive information that should be either protected or destroyed to prevent misuse. If you wish to use Identity Finder on your computer at work, or to obtain a copy for home use, […]

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End Point Encryption

Whole Disk Encryption is available to faculty and staff who have sensitive information on their laptop. Encryption is a method for keeping information safe in the event that a laptop is lost or stolen.  The encryption client runs in the background and keeps the entire hard drive encrypted, which makes it unreadable by unauthorized parties.  […]

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Malware Cleanup

Malware is a general term used to describe any kind of software or code specifically designed to exploit a computer, or the data it contains, without consent.  It includes computer viruses, worms, trojan horses and spyware.  Malware can be avoided by following some commonsense practices such as never opening an email attachment unless you are […]

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Tufts Capital Expenditure Authorization

SYSTEM HIGHLIGHTS: System is now web-based, accessible via PeopleSoft Financials Clear, concise system navigation with a user friendly panel design System includes a new dynamically-generated approval work flow based on CEA type, amount and entered funding sources Ability to add adhoc approvers and reviewers Viewable tracking and status monitoring of all requests and approvals Robust […]

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