Posts Tagged Software

Skype

Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chats over the internet. Calls to other Skype users are free, while calls to both landlines and mobile phones can be made for a fee using a debit-based user account system. Skype was acquired by Microsoft. Skype has the potential […]

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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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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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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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Patch Management

The School of Medicine provides a Windows Update Service for Windows computers.  The patches include all patches for Windows and other Microsoft products including Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Outlook).  All patches are approved for use on a monthly basis, and released on the second Tuesday of every month. Patches for frequently used programs […]

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