Free Software for Personally-Owned Computers

Adobe Creative Cloud Available for Windows Available for macOS

Adobe Creative Cloud is a service that gives users access to the Adobe suite of software for graphic design, video editing, web development applications, and cloud services.

Antivirus Available for Windows Available for macOSAvailable for Linux

It is recommended that you install antivirus software to protect yourself against viruses and other malicious software.  Some recommendations for free utilities include:

MATLAB by MathWorks Available for Windows Available for macOSAvailable for Linux

Navigate to the MathWorks website and either sign in with your MathWorks Account or select Create a MathWorks account if you do not yet have one.  Once the account is created, you will be able to download and install the MATLAB software.  Visit our knowledge base for more information about MATLAB and SimuLink.

Microsoft Office Available for Windows Available for macOS

All active students and employees may download Microsoft Office ProPlus for personal use on up to five machines at a time.

MyWorkDrive  Available for Windows Available for macOS

MyWorkDrive (W:) is used to map your network drives (T: and H:) to your Mac. Instructions on how to install the MyWorkDrive client are available. Learn more about MyWork Drive. 

Palisade DecisionTools Suite Available for Windows

The Palisade DecisionTools software is available for installation on personal computers of faculty and students.  The software is available for Windows PCs and expires annually.  System requirements and installation instructions are available.

Read Write Available for Windows Available for macOS

Texthelp Read & Write Gold is a many featured application to help with dyslexia and other reading and writing impairments.  It includes text to speech, spell checking, image label reading and file conversion. For additional information, please visit Texthelp's website.

VMware Horizon Client Available for Windows Available for macOSAvailable for Linux

To get the most feature-rich experience for Loyola Workspace, install the VMware Horizon Client.  Visit Using Loyola Workspace for installation instructions.

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