Supported Software

The following lists contain the supported software for computer systems administered by the Life Sciences CSRs. For more details see the Service Level Agreement. Software should only be used for work-related purposes.

All software versions are current stable releases unless otherwise stated.

Level 1) Standard Configuration

  • VLC Media Player (PC/Mac)
  • Adobe Reader (PC)
  • Adobe Flash for Internet Explorer (PC)
  • Adobe Flash for other browsers (PC/Mac)
  • Adobe Shockwave (PC)
  • Microsoft Silverlight (PC/Mac)
  • Java (PC/Mac) (includes versions for Kronos and Extensity)
  • Cisco VPN General Access (PC)
  • Firefox (PC/Mac)
  • Internet Explorer 7 and above (PC) (Windows 7 computers get IE 8)
  • QuickTime (PC/Mac)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection (PC)
  • Microsoft Office 2013 (PC)
  • Microsoft Office 2011 (Mac)
  • EndNote (PC/Mac)
  • 7zip (PC)
  • CutePDF (PC)
  • Audacity (PC)
  • Paint.net (PC)
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Apple OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

Level 2) Best Effort Support

  • WordPerfect Suite X5 and above (PC) $
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 11 (PC/Mac)
  • Adobe CS Suites & Individual Products (PC/Mac)
  • Parallels (Mac) $
  • VMWare Fusion (Mac)
  • SAS (PC)
  • iLife (Mac)
  • iWork (Mac)
  • Quicktime Pro (PC/Mac) $
  • Open Office.org (PC)
  • Gimp (PC)
  • Crashplan PROe (PC/Mac)
  • Older versions of Level 1 software

Level 3) Specialized Software

  • Computrition
  • Food Processor SQL
  • Genesis R & D
  • Specify
  • ArcGIS
  • Compusense
  • Autodesk
  • Mathematica
  • Maple
  • Biopython
  • BioPerl
  • Older versions of Level 2 software

Unsupported Software

Any software not listed above is not supported.