NYU IT offers a wide variety of software in support of research, teaching, and class projects at the Student Technology Centers, the Digital Studio, Data Services, and the Virtual Computer Lab. In addition, NYU IT offers certain research software packages either for use on lab computers or for distribution to eligible NYU community members for personal use.
Below, you can browse the software available at each NYU IT location as well as review additional software resources.
The LaGuardia Co-op and Third Avenue Student Technology Center feature both Mac and Windows computers. The Kimmel Student Technology Center offers dual-boot Macs. For more information on any of these locations, including addresses, access and eligibility information, and hours of operation, see the Student Technology Centers page.
In addition to the software on the public computers listed above, the LaGuardia Co-op offers students a Computer Classroom equipped with Mac and Windows computers, and a Mac-only Production Suite.
NYU IT maintains two locations at Bobst Library in partnership with the NYU Libraries. Data Services offers access to specialty software packages for statistical analysis, geographic information systems (GIS), and qualitative data analysis. The Digital Studio provides tools and training for multimedia capture, production, and publication for audio, video, and images using various editing and delivery tools and platforms, as well as file storage and management.
The Virtual Computer Lab (VCL) is available on both Mac and Windows computers, enabling you to use the software it offers on either platform. For information on accessing the VCL and installing the VCL Citrix plugin, see the Virtual Computer Lab page.
In addition to software offered by NYU, you may want to download additional useful software packages from their manufacturers, including file transfer programs and Internet browsers. NYU IT does not maintain the software listed below.
NYU IT distributes licensed copies of select software to the NYU community. For a complete list, see NYU Licensed Software.
NYU provides several software packages for use with the its high performance computing clusters. See High Performance Computing Software for more information.
The NYU Computer Store offers a wide selection of software available for purchase, often at discounted rates, by eligible NYU community members.