How to get software

 For the full software list consult the table below or scroll down for more information.

Software full list catalogue 

  • The list below shows the general availability for each software product.
  • Your personal entitlement will depend on the status shown on your University Card (this will be verified when purchased via the IT Services Shop).
  • This list is intended to show all software generally available throughout the University. If you are aware of software that should be included on this list please contact us at Software Licensing.
  • All centrally funded software is on this list. If you don't find it here you will need to request it from your department, college, or self-fund the product. Do note, that for any new software which runs in the cloud (or part of) will need to go through a third party security assessment.
  • Download links may be restricted access. ITSS indicates the link is only for registered IT Staff.

 

Software and validity Additional details License terms

University units

Staff Students

Adobe CLPAgreement

Perpetual

Adobe CLP Agreement includes this software with perpetual licensing:

  • Adobe Acrobat DC - withdrawn by Adobe and no longer available
  • Adobe Captivate
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Adobe Premiere Element
  • Adobe Lightroom
Terms Yes

Yes

No

Adobe VIP Agreement

Subscription-based

Named User Only

Device License
ask your IT to check ITSS Wiki for local admin portals

The Shop Abode portal 
Renews each Sept.

IT Services/CONNECT Users
has their own portal. Contact purchasing@it.ox.ac.uk

(Note: each portal agreement has its own renewal date).

 

Adobe VIP Agreement includes this software with subscription licensing:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CC
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe InDesign CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC

(Note: 2+ apps are the same cost as All Apps)

Terms

Yes

Local Device Licence Portals 

OnTheHub

OnTheHub

ArcGIS

Site-licensed
Annual renewal  expires 31/7/2023

Windows

Departmental contacts for ONLINE ArcGIS (ITSS)

ESRI Terms

Yes

ArcGIS Pro (ITSS)

Yes Yes

BadCopy Pro (JuSoft)

4.1.0 build 125

File recovery software  

ITSS

Yes No
CasaXPS Analysis techniques for both spectral and imaging data   ITSS    

ChemOffice and Crystal Maker (PerkinElmer)

 

Database Integration, a Faster Interface & More Color Capabilities.

Contact: Karl Harrison

 

ChemOffice/Draw
Crystal Maker

Same as Unit  

Corel Academic Site Licence

Site licensed
Annual renewal expires 31/8/22

Corel Painter, PaintShop Pro, CorelDraw Graphics Suite, PDF Fusion, VideoStudio Pro, Website Creator Terms ITSS    
0101/Crystalmaker Suite (CrystalMaker, CrystalDiffract, SingleCrystal)

Visualization and analysis of crystal and molecular structures

Annual site licence

  Yes Yes Yes

EndNote

Site-licensed
Perpetual 
Annual renewal
31/7/22
(renewal in progress)

Dept/College owned Windows and macOS

Free for University machines via ITSS for both staff and students

Terms ITSS    

EndNote

For personal use - same as above

EndNote is free of charge for personal use

Windows and macOS

Terms Free Free Free

ENVI

 

Image Processing and Analysis   Geography    
ERDAS IMAGINE Windows and Unix   Earth Sciences    

File System Factory (Condrey)

Annual renewal
expires 31/10/22

    Yes    

Imagine

Now Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

Formerly DreamSpark

Contact our supplier Bytes at oxforduni@bytes.co.uk to set up a local agreement

       
Intel C/C++ for Linux Compiler ARC   Free    
Intel Fortran for Linux Compiler ARC   Free    

JRButils Managing Micro Focus v28

Retired product - last update July 2022

Formerly Novell Terms

Free

ITSS

   

JRButils for Active Directory v15

same as above

 

  Terms

Free

ITSS 

   

Kofax Power PDF Advanced

Site-licensed
Perpetual with annual maintenance
expires 20/3/23

Kofax bought PDF- formerly Nuance  

Yes

ITSS

   
LabVIEW Not a site licence, apply to the Physics Department Contact Physics Apply to Physics Apply to Physics Apply to Physics

MapInfo Pro

Rental until 2017

includes Mapbasic via download
Contact OUCE
 

 

   

MAPLE

No longer renewed as
site-licence.

Windows, Mac and Linux

Contact Maths department IT

Terms      

Mathematica / Wolfram

Site-licenced
Annual renewal
expires 1/11/22

Windows, Mac and Linux. Terms Free Free Free

Matlab Campus Licence

Site-licensed
Annual renewal  expires 31/7/23

Windows, Mac and Linux.  Additional toolboxes included

Matlab representatives

Agreement Details

Free

ITSS 

Free Free

Micro Focus

Perpetual
Annual maintenance 
expires 31/7/22
(in progress)

 Formerly Novell

Available for use as:

  • OES on SLES
  • SLES only when used in support of an OES installation
Terms Yes    

Microsoft Campus

Site-licensed
Renewed for 3 years expires 31/8/23

OS upgrades, Office, SharePoint Designer and Core CAL's

Contact your local IT

Terms

Free

ITSS

   
  Work at Home for Windows 10
Parallels for Mac
WAH Terms   OnTheHub OnTheHub

Microsoft Select

Not included with Campus

 

Windows Server
Project, Visio, SQL, etc.

3 ways to order:

Please order directly through our supplier Bytes in one of the following ways:

1.  Oracle Punchout

2.  Direct via Bytes Portal - for those outside Oracle. Contact Bytes for access.

3.  Quotes - email oxforduni@bytes.co.uk 
or for expert licensing advice from our certified Microsoft experts.

 

Terms

 

No No

Microsoft Office365 (via Nexus365)

Office365 apps are available to current students and staff as part of Nexus365 which is Microsoft's Office365 subscription for The University.  It is based on your University card status and can be downloaded to 5 different devices including home as well as University devices. 

Visual Studio, Project, Visio and other products are not included in Nexus365 and require a separate purchase from Bytes: oxforduni@bytes.co.uk

Nexus365 terms Yes Yes Yes

Nexus365 (See Microsoft Office365 above)

University version of Office365

Up to 5 personal or University devices

       

NAG

Annual renewal

Serial Libraries, Data Mining Components, NAG Toolbox for MATLAB and FORTRAN Compiler

Unlimited Yes Yes Free (UG)

NVivo

Site licensed
Annual renewal  expires 4/4/2023

Windows Terms Free Free Free

OpenText Software

Rental until 31/7/21
(no longer renewed)

Formerly Exceed & Hummingbird

Exceed and OpenText Secure Shell

CSS Terms

General Terms

Free

ITSS 

Free Free

Origin 

Site licensed
Annual renewal  Expires 31/07/23

Windows

On Line / Local IT

 

Yes

ITSS 

Yes Yes

OxMetrics

Annual Licence

Windows, Mac and Linux.

Software Server

Within Download Yes Yes Yes

Oxygen XML Editor

Site licensed
Annual maintenance  Expires 18/5/23
 

Windows, Mac and Linux.   Free Free Free
Parallels for Mac

Virtual Machine for Mac

Educational subscription available via On The Hub

Dept/College 12 month subscription via Bytes Oracle Punchout or oxforduni@bytes.co.uk

  Dept/College OnTheHub OnTheHub

PCounter

Perpetual - no site-license renewal 2016

Windows and Netware servers

No longer renewed

Terms Yes    
Portland C /C++ for Linux Compiler Linux   Free    
Portland Fortran for Linux Compiler Linux   Free    
SAS

No longer Site Licensed

Departmental licence (only in Medical Sciences & Said Business School)

For single licence contact SAS and ask for educational pricing

Terms

Medical Sciences

Said Business School

   

Scientific Word

Retired 07/02/22

Windows and Mac.

Sci.Word Webpage instructions

Courtesy of Social Sciences

The owner of this product has retired and released the code to GitHub

Terms

Free

ITSS

Free Free

SigmaPlot

Annual renewal 31/08/23

By contribution see ITSS Wiki

On Line / Local IT

 

Yes

ITSS

   

Sophos Central

 

Windows and Mac

Managed by InfoSec

Terms Free Free Free

SpinRite v6.0

Version site licence

Local IT   ITSS    

SPSS and AMOS

Site licensed
Annual renewal  expires 1/12/22

Windows and Mac. Terms

Free

Free Free
STATA

Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris.

The University does not have site licence for STATA. Some departments maintain a licence for their users please ask your Course Admin or contact your local IT in your dept.

Individuals not covered by local licence may obtain academic pricing within the Educational section of the Timberlake website.

       
Symantec Asset & Client Management Suite Enables an accurate picture of assets throughout their lifecycle.   Yes    
Symantec Ghost Solution Suite v3.3 Disk imaging software.   Yes Yes  
VMWare Virtualisation software.  

Central Purchasing (Oxford only)

   
VPN Client For Windows, Mac and Unix   Free Free Free

Zenworks Configuration Manager

Perpetual with Maintenance

Previously Zenworks for Desktops

Desktop OS Management

Terms Yes    

 

Agreement details: Each software item is covered by a different software agreement. The column "Licence Terms" in the table above links additional details on who can use and install the software. Availability is shown for University Units, Staff and Students. Where software is centrally funded it is noted as "free". If a fee is required it is noted as "Yes". A blank cell means that we are unable to supply this software. Please note that "free" refers only to the software licence, media cost will apply where required.

The following software is available on ARC systems:

 

Domain of Application Software
Structural Mechanics abaqus
Computational Chemistry abinit , adf, castep, dalton, gaussian03, gaussian09, gamess, gromacs, namd
Computational Genomics abyss, beast, impute, mrbayes, orca, velvet
General Computing mathematica , matlab, python
Performance Compilers Intel, PGI
Performance Libraries MKL, ACML, GSL, PETSc
Medical imaging FSL
Statistics R, stata
Software Development Tools DDT, Intel Debugger, valgrind

 

Purchasing Software

The majority of software licences and associated media is distributed via the IT Services Shop. The column "obtain From" in the table above shows any exceptions. To obtain software for use on a computer that is owned by yourself, you must present your University Card. Users buying software on behalf of a department or college should bring a departmental or college order and their software card number.

Some software is obtained by individual departments of the University, not in IT Services. Full details of those agreements can be seen on the Oxford IT Staff wiki (only visible to Oxford IT Staff).

Software Licensing Agreements

IT Services manage a variety of software agreements, available to the various parts of the University depending on the type of agreement and funding model. Some additional software agreements have been taken out by individual departments with usage rights for the whole University. The list above shows the general availability for each software product and is intended to show all software generally available throughout the University. Your personal entitlement will depend on the status shown on your University Card which will be verified when software is purchased via the IT Services Shop.

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