Software Downloads and Licensing

Last Updated: 04/24/2017

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 Creative Cloud

    Description: Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign
    Operating System: Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    License Eligibility: Special rates to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, Student employees)
  • Antivirus

    Description: Endpoint Protection for Windows, Sophos
    Operating System: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Students)
  • Apple Software

    Description: Mac OSX, iWork, etc.
    Operating System: MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    Download 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
    License 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
    License 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
    License 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: WindowsMAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    Download Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • CUClickers

    Description: i>clicker and i>grader software for interactive teaching
    Operating System: Mac Windows
    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
    License 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
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • Four Winds Digital Signage

    Description: Digital signage software
    Operating System: Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department)
  • Highly Confidential Data - Identity Finder

    Details: Software to help you locate any highly confidential data on your system.
    Operating System: Mac Windows
    Campuses: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    Software Eligibility: Personal computers (Faculty/Staff and Students)
  • 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
    Software Eligibility: Personal computers (Faculty/Staff and Students)
  • IDL / ENVI

    Description: Interactive Data Language
    Operating System: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: Special rates to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • JMP

    Description: Graphing and statistical analysis
    Operating System: Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder, Denver
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • LabVIEW

    Description: Data acquisition & control, measurement & programming
    Operating System: Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License 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: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department or Faculty/Staff)
  • Mathcad

    Description: A computer software for verification, validation, documentation and re-use of engineering calculations, including the ability to edit typeset mathematical notation.
    Operating System: Windows
    Campuses: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    License Eligibility: Online purchase (Student))
  • Mathematica

    Description: Symbolic math, computation, graphics
    Operating System: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff and Students)
  • MATLAB

    Description: Mathematical matrix lab for interactive computation
    Operating System: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • Microsoft OS

    Description: Windows, Office, Visio, Project, Server, etc.
    Operating System: Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: Special rates to end-users (Department, Faculty/Staff or Student)
  • Microsoft Apps - Pro Plus

    Description: The ProPlus program allows current CU-Boulder faculty, staff and students to download Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint, at no cost
    Operating System: Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-users (Department, Faculty/Staff or Student)
  • NVivo

    Description: Qualitative Analysis
    Operating System: Windows
    Campuses: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    License Eligibility: Special rates to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • Oracle

    Description: Database, tools and applications
    Operating System: Linux Windows
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • OriginPro

    Description: Graphing and statistical analysis
    Operating System: Windows
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • PGP Encryption

    Description: Performs whole disk encryption and is recommended for faculty that may have student information on their computer.
    Operating System: MacWindows
    Campuses: Boulder
    Software Eligibility: University computers (Faculty/Staff and Student Employee)
  • Qualtrics

    Description: Web-based tool for creating and conducting online surveys
    Operating System: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • R

    Description: Open-source programming, statistics, graphics
    Operating System: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    License 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
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • SAS

    Description: Statistical data analysis
    Operating System: Linux Windows
    Campuses: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    License 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
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Student)
  • SonicFoundry

    Description: Mediasite products for classroom audio/video capture and storage
    Operating System:
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department)
  • SPSS

    Description: SPSS Statistics, data analysis
    Operating System: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    License Eligibility: Special rates to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • STATA

    Description: statistics package, "GradPlan"
    Operating System: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Denver
    License 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: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)
  • VPN

    Description: Secure tunnel into CU-Boulder's network
    Operating System: Linux Windows MAC
    Campuses: Boulder
    License Eligibility: No fee to end-user (Department, Faculty/Staff, or Student)