Software Downloads and Licensing

Last Updated: 11/25/2019

The list below shows software available for the University of Colorado. Use the search box or drop-down menu to narrow the results to a certain criteria (e.g. campus, operating system, eligibility). For software not listed below, departments and individuals should seek educational discounts directly from the software producers or resellers.

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
    Description:
    Adobe Acrobat Pro for individual use
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No cost for university-owned computers.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    Description:
    Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign and other Adobe programs.
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    Special rates for end user (Faculty/Staff, Students for personal use) and for university-owned computers
  • Antivirus
    Description:
    Endpoint Protection for Windows, Sophos
    Operating System:
    Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Students)
  • Apple Software
    Description:
    Mac OSX, iWork, etc.
    Operating System:
    MAC
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user for University-owned computers (Department, Faculty/Staff)
  • ArcGIS / Esri software
    Description:
    Online ESRI Courses, ESRI GIS / mapping
    Operating System:
    Windows
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, Students)
  • AutoCAD
    Description:
    AutoCAD, Revit, Civil3D, 3ds Max, Raster Design
    Operating System:
    Windows
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • ChemDraw
    Description:
    Drawing tool for creating molecules and reactions
    Operating System:
    Windows
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • CU Boulder Alerts - Alertus
    Description:
    Application that displays notifications of significant campus emergencies on your desktop.
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • CUClickers
    Description:
    i>clicker and i>grader software for interactive teaching
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Software Eligibility:
    University and personal computers (Faculty)
  • EndNote
    Description:
    A reference management software package used to manage bibliographies and references
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Eligibility:
    Online purchase, CU Book Store or Marketplace, inquire at CU Book Store (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • Fetch
    Description:
    FTP client
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • Gurobi Optimizer
    Description:
    Gurobi is an optimizer solver for linear and quadratic programming.
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • Highly Confidential Data - SENF
    Description:
    Software to help you locate any highly confidential data on your system.
    Operating System:
    Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Eligibility:
    Personal computers (Faculty/Staff and Students)
  • IDL / ENVI
    Description:
    Interactive Data Language
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    Special rates to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • JMP
    Description:
    Graphing and statistical analysis
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Denver
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • LabVIEW
    Description:
    Data acquisition & control, measurement & programming
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff or Student)
  • LaTeX
    Description:
    LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system based on TeX
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department or Faculty/Staff)
  • Mathematica
    Description:
    Symbolic math, computation, graphics
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff and Students)
  • MATLAB
    Description:
    Mathematical matrix lab for interactive computation
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • Microsoft Software
    Description:
    Options for downloading Windows, Office, Visio, Project, Server, and other Microsoft products.
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    Special rates to end-users (Department, Faculty/Staff or Student)
  • Mnova
    Description:
    Mnova is software for NMR data processing and presentation.
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • NVivo
    Description:
    Qualitative Analysis
    Operating System:
    Windows
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Eligibility:
    Special rates to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • Oracle
    Description:
    Database, tools and applications
    Operating System:
    Windows Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • OriginPro
    Description:
    Graphing and statistical analysis
    Operating System:
    Windows
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • PGP Encryption for Windows
    Description:
    Performs whole disk encryption for Windows OS and is recommended for faculty that may have student information on their computer.
    Operating System:
    Windows
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Software Eligibility:
    University computers (Faculty/Staff and Student Employee)
  • Qualtrics
    Description:
    Web-based tool for creating and conducting online surveys
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • R
    Description:
    Open-source programming, statistics, graphics
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • RedHat Linux
    Description:
    Linux operating system, RHEL 4, 5, and 6
    Operating System:
    Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • SAS
    Description:
    Statistical data analysis
    Operating System:
    Windows Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Eligibility:
    Special rates to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • SolidWorks
    Description:
    Computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) software.
    Operating System:
    Windows
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Student)
  • SonicFoundry
    Description:
    Mediasite products for classroom audio/video capture and storage
    Operating System:
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department)
  • SPSS
    Description:
    SPSS Statistics, data analysis
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Eligibility:
    Special rates to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • Stata
    Description:
    Statistics package, "GradPlan"
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Eligibility:
    Special rates to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • VoiceThread
    Description:
    A cloud application accessible from any browser, for collaborative multimedia "documents"
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • VPN
    Description:
    Secure tunnel into CU Boulder's network
    Operating System:
    Windows MAC Linux
    Campuses:
    Boulder
    Eligibility:
    No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)