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Software

UCLan provides many applications available to install on the campus networked computers.

Select the relevant link for instructions on how to install network software for PC or Mac. See the lists below for examples of software available to install.

You will find certain regularly used software applications pre-installed onto the Windows PC and Apple MACs as standard, see the lists below:

Please Note: You are not allowed to install your own software on UCLan Network computers -this is to avoid breach of Software Licencing Laws.

Pre Installed PC Software

Certain applications have been installed as standard onto imaged PCs, such as:

  • Microsoft Office
    • Word
    • Excel
    • Powerpoint
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Adobe Reader
  • email via live@edu
  • Windows Live Messenger
  • Skype

Pre Installed Mac Software

Certain applications have been installed as standard onto imaged Macs, such as:

  • Office Mac
    • Mac Word
    • Mac Excel
    • Mac Powerpoint
  • Safari
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Preview
  • email via live@edu
  • Windows Live Messenger
  • Skype

PC Software Available to Install

Here are some of the main Industry standard applications available to install on UCLan Networked PCs:

  • 3D Studio Max
  • Adobe Master Collection
  • Adobe Premier Elements
  • AutoCAD
  • Autodesk Building Design Suite
  • Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite
  • EndNote
  • MapInfo
  • Memory Map
  • Minitab
  • Nvivo
  • Oyez
  • PaintShop Pro (PSP)
  • QuarkXpress
  • Reference Manager
  • SPSS
  • VBS Edit

Mac Software Available to Install

Here are some of the main Industry standard applications available to install on UCLan Networked PCs:

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Logic Studio
  • EndNote
  • Pro Tools
  • Waves Plugins
  • iLife
  • Sibelius
  • Reason
  • Mudox and Maya
  • Komplete
  • AutoTune
  • Abelton Suite
  • Cubase

How to install Network Software for PC

  1. Select Start
  2. Select All Programs
  3. Select Application Catalogue
  4. Select the software you require from the list
  5. Select Install button

How to install Network Software for Mac

  1. Select Finder from the dock
  2. Select Applications
  3. Select the application you require

Software Sold by The 'i'

Some software which is available on the university network can also be purchased for your own personal computers for home use. Please visit

The 'i' Shop's software page

for a full list of available software, prices and how to purchase. Terms and Conditions for each software title may vary so please read through the relevant Licence Agreements associated with the software you are looking to purchase.