Available Software


Currently, IDeATe Lending has a fleet of Dell Inspiron 15-5578 2-in-1 laptops running Windows 10 Enterprise and the following applications:

Vendor Title Version
7-Zip 16.04
Continuum Anaconda2 (Python 2.7) 4.4.0
Continuum Anaconda3 (Python 3.6) 4.4.0
Arduino Arduino IDE 1.8.4
Audacity 2.1.3
Autodesk AutoCAD 2017
Google Chrome 60.0
FileZilla 3.28.0
Mozilla Firefox 52 ESR
Autodesk HSMWorks Premium (for Solidworks) 2018
Inkscape 0.92.2
Autodesk Inventor 2017
Oracle Java Runtime Environment 1.8.0
Microsoft Kinect SDK 2.0
Leetro LaserCut (Demo) 5.3
MathWorks MatLab 2017a
Cycling ’74 Max 7 7.3.4
MeshLab 2016.12
Autodesk Meshmixer 3.2
Microsoft Office Professional Plus (including Access, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, Word) 2016
Miller Puckette Pure Data (Pd) 0.47
PuTTY 0.70
McNeel Rhino (including Grasshopper 0.9.76 and RhinoCAM 7.0 plugins) 5.14
Trimble SketchUp Make 2017
Dassault Systèmes Solidworks 2017 SP3.0
Atlassian SourceTree 2.1.10
VideoLAN VLC 2.2.6
WinSCP 5.11.2
Also coming later (on selected computers only)…
Adobe Acrobat DC 18.9
Adobe After Effects CC 15.0
Adobe Dreamweaver CC 18.0
Adobe Illustrator CC 22.0
Adobe InDesign CC 13.0
Autodesk Maya (including Arnold Renderer) 2017
Adobe Photoshop CC 19.0
Adobe Premiere Pro CC 12.0

Additionally, MacBook Pro laptops which dual-boot into OS X 10.10 and Windows 8.1 are available.  These machines have much of the standard Computing Services cluster software, plus specialized software for IDeATe courses.  The Windows 8.1 partitions will be decommissioned prior to the start of the Spring 2018 semester.

Other titles are available through Computing Services, including in the Computing Cluster in Hunt A4.

Software for personal use

Both Autodesk and Solidworks are available for free to CMU students and affiliates for personal educational use.  The licenses, the operating systems, and methods for obtaining the software are different for each application.  Learn more about CAD software available to CMU students.