Workstation Software

Please note that while the software listed below is available to use on the DMC workstations, we can only offer support for the Adobe Creative Cloud Collection. For help getting started with many of these programs, check out our tutorials page.

Software for which DMC instruction is available

Adobe-CCAdobe Creative Cloud Collection multimedia design software helps you create visually rich, engaging content for virtually any media.

  • Photography


    • Adobe Photoshop CC
      Photoshop is used primarily for editing raster images such as photographs and website elements. It is also used for heavy edits such as removing backgrounds from photos or airbrushing photos.
      Learn more >
    • Lightroom-Classic-CC

    • Adobe Lightroom Classic CC
      Classic Lightroom is a photo-editing application used for batch-editing photos (editing multiple photos at once). Think of it as what you would do in a darkroom to develop photos in the days of film photography.
      Learn more >

  • Print/Graphic Design


    • Adobe Illustrator CC
      Illustrator is used primarily for creating vector designs such as logos and illustrations.
      Learn more >
    • InDesign-CC

    • Adobe InDesign CC
      InDesign is used primarily for creating print designs, such as posters, flyers, brochures, and more.
      Learn more >
    • Acrobat-Pro-CC

    • Adobe Acrobat DC
      Acrobat is a fully-featured PDF viewer, creator, manipulator, printer, and editor.
      Learn more >

  • Video/Audio Production


    • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
      Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing system used by amateurs and professionals alike.
      Learn more >
    • SpeedGrade-CC

    • Adobe SpeedGrade CC
      SpeedGrade is a companion application for Premiere Pro. It is used for color grading and color correcting footage.
      Learn more >
    • Prelude-CC

    • Adobe Prelude CC
      Prelude is a companion application for Premiere Pro used for reviewing, importing, logging, selecting, and exporting digital media files.
      Learn more >
    • Audition-CC

    • Adobe Audition CC
      Audition is a multitrack digital audio workstation with waveform editing.
      Learn more >

  • VFX/Motion Graphics


    • Adobe After Effects CC
      After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application. Useful for 3D manipulation and post-production.
      Learn more >

  • Coding


    • Adobe Dreamweaver CC
      Dreamweaver is a complex web development tool that primarily uses coding such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, and more.
      Learn more >
    • Muse-CC

    • Adobe Muse CC
      Muse is great for WYSIWYG, or “What You See is What You Get” editing. You don’t need to know how to code to build websites with Muse.
      Learn more >

  • Support


    • Adobe Bridge CC
      Bridge is a digital asset management application. Think of it as a digital filing cabinet.
      Learn more >
    • Media-Encoder-CC

    • Adobe Media Encoder CC
      Media Encoder is a companion application for Premiere Pro and After Effects, useful for batch rendering/converting files.
      Learn more >
    • DNG-Converter

    • Adobe DNG Converter
      The Adobe Digital Negative Converter (DNG) aids in converting camera-specific RAW file formats to a universal DNG format.
      Learn more >

Other Software
The Digital Media Commons is proud to also host and support the following software suites and programs.

  • ArcGIS Software


    • ArcGIS Pro
      ArcGIS Pro is a software package to analyzing and visualizing geographic data.
      Learn more >
    • ArcGIS-for-Desktop

    • ArcGIS for Desktop 10.6
      ArcGIS for Desktop is a software package to analyze geographic data, included in the package are ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcScene, and ArcGlobe.
      Learn more >
    • ArcGIS_Earth

    • ArcGIS Earth
      ArcGIS Earth has the ability to analyze 2D and 3D data, sketch, measure, and create contextual information from the world.
      Learn more >
    • City-Engine

    • City Engine
      3D software application for visualizing and understanding materials science data from any imaging modalities.
      Learn more >

  • Other GIS Software


    • Google Earth Pro
      Google Earth Pro can be utilized for measuring distances and area, visualizing and manipulating GIS data, and much more.
      Learn more >
    • CloudCompare

    • CloudCompare
      Open source 3D point cloud processing software, and can handle triangular meshes and calibrated images.
      Learn more >
    • Trimble-Pathfinder

    • Trimble Pathfinder
      Trimble GPS Pathfinder® Office software is a powerful and easy-to-use land surveying software package of GNSS post-processing tools, designed to take GNSS data collected in the field and turn it into consistent, reliable, and accurate GIS information.
      Learn more >
    • QGIS

    • QGIS
      QGIS is a free and open-source cross-platform desktop geographic information system application that supports viewing, editing, and analysis of geospatial data.
      Learn more >
    • Trimble-Terrasync

    • Trimble TerraSync
      TerraSync Software is designed for field GIS data collection, maintenance, and is easy to use for one-click data capture.
      Learn more >

  • Autodesk Software


    • Autodesk 3DS Max
      3ds Max 3D modeling and rendering software helps you create massive worlds in games, stunning scenes for design visualization, and engaging virtual reality experiences.
      Learn more >
    • Autodesk-AutoCAD

    • AutoCAD (Pending)
      AutoCAD is a 2D and 3D modeling and design application used by engineers, architects, and more.
      Learn more >
    • Autodesk-Civil-3D

    • Autodesk Civil 3D
      Civil 3D software supports BIM (Building Information Modeling) for enhanced civil engineering design and construction documentation.
      Learn more >
    • Autodesk-Eagle

    • Autodesk Eagle
      Autodesk Eagle is a powerful, easy-to-use tools for electronic engineers. PCB layout and schematic editing tools, library content, and community-driven features.
      Learn more >
    • Autodesk-Inventor-2018

    • Autodesk Inventor 2018
      Inventor is a computer-aided design application for 3D mechanical design, simulation, visualization, and documentation.
      Learn more >
    • Autodesk-Maya

    • Autodesk Maya (Pending)
      Autodesk Maya is an animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software that provides an integrated, powerful toolset. Useful for animation, environments, motion graphics, virtual reality, and character creation.
      Learn more >
    • Autodesk-Mudbox

    • Autodesk Mudbox (Pending)
      Autodesk Mudbox digital painting and sculpting software provides 3D artists with an intuitive and tactile toolset for creating highly detailed 3D geometry and textures for beautiful characters and environments.
      Learn more >
    • Autodesk-Revit

    • Autodesk Revit
      Autodesk Revit BIM software includes features for architectural design, MEP and structural engineering, and construction. Revit supports a multidiscipline, collaborative design process.
      Learn more >

  • Creative


    • HandBrake
      is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs.
      Learn more >
    • VLC-Media-Player

    • VLC
      VLC Media Player is a free and open-source, portable media and streaming player, that supports a wide variety of video file types.
      Learn more >
    • DaVinci-Resolve

    • DaVinci Resolve
      BlackMagic’s professional offline and online editing, color correction, audio post production and now visual effects software.
      Learn more >
    • Blender

    • Blender
      Blender is a freeware 3D modeling and design application.
      Learn more >
    • Audacity

    • Audacity
      Audacity is a freeware audio editing program that is like a simplified version of Adobe Audition.
      Learn more >
    • ColorChecker_Passport

    • Color Checker Passport
      ColorChecker Passport Photo is a powerful capture to edit solution for more consistent color and creative flexibility in photography.
      Learn more >
    • Clip-Studio-Paint

    • Clip Studio Paint (Pending)
      Clip Studio Paint is used for digital creation of comics, illustration, and limited 2D animation. Find it on our Wacom Cintiq workstation!
      Learn more >
    • OBS

    • Open Broadcast Software
      OBS is a free and open-source streaming and recording program.
      Learn more >
    • Wacom-Drivers

    • Wacom Tablet Drivers
      The DMC supports Wacom Tablets in our Lab, for use with our Wacom Intuos Tablets that can also be plugged into your desktops/laptops to draw onto the screen.
      Learn more >

  • Programming/Coding/Data Management


    • R and R Studio
      R is a programming language for statistical analysis.
      Learn more >
    • R-for-Windows

    • R for Windows
      R for Windows is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.
      Learn more >
    • Sublime

    • Sublime
      Sublime is a proprietary cross-platform source code editing software with a Python application programming interface.
      Learn more >
    • Notepad_++

    • Notepad++
      Notepad++ is a rich text and source code editor, that supports tabbed editing, can be used for coding, as well as a variety of other purposes.
      Learn more >
    • Python

    • Python
      Python is a popular data science and object oriented programming language. Versions 2.7 (32-bit and 64-bit, with ArcPy), 3.5 (64-bit), and 3.6 (64-bit) are currently installed.
      Learn more >
    • Tableau

    • Tableau (Pending)
      Tableau is data visualization tool to transform data into interactive dashboards.
      Learn more >

  • 3D Software


    • Unity Engine (Pending)
      Unity is a 3D and 2D engine that can be used to create games and simulations for computers, consoles, and mobile devices.
      Learn more >
    • Autodesk-MeshMixer

    • MeshMixer
      MeshMixer is a state-of-the-art software for working with triangle meshes.
      Learn more >
    • MeshLab

    • MeshLab
      MeshLab is an open source system for processing and editing 3D triangular meshes.
      Learn more >
    • Makerbot-Print

    • MakerBot Print
      Makerbot Print is a software that optimizes and streamlines the 3D printing process for any workflow.
      Learn more >
    • Avizo-Lite

    • Avizo Lite
      Please ask the DMC desk which computers this program is installed on.
      3D software application for visualizing and understanding materials science data from any imaging modalities.
      Learn more >
    • Agisoft-Photoscan-Standard

    • Agisoft Photoscan Standard +
      Agisoft Photoscan is a photogrammetry program to create 3D models from photographs.
      +This software is installed in Pods #1 through #3, and Pod #5.
      Learn more >
    • Agisoft-Photoscan-Professional

    • Agisoft Photoscan Professional
      Agisoft Photoscan is a photogrammetry program to create 3D models from photographs, with the Professional version designed to enable authoring GIS content.
      This is only installed in Pod #4.
      Learn more >

  • Engineering Software


    • SolidWorks
      SolidWorks is a solid modeling computer-aided design and computer-aided engineering computer program.
      Learn more >
    • MATLAB

    • MATLAB (Pending)
      MATLAB is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and proprietary programming language.
      Learn more >
    • GNU-Octave

    • GNU Octave
      GNU Octave is software featuring a high-level programming language, primarily intended for numerical computations. Octave helps in solving linear and nonlinear problems numerically, and for performing other numerical experiments.
      Learn more >

  • File Handling/Support Software


    • 7-Zip
      7-Zip is a free, open-source file archiving/compressing program used to zip/unzip files.
      Learn more >
    • FileZilla

    • FileZilla
      FileZilla is an open source, cross-platform FTP (File Transfer Protocol) software that can aid in managing your websites.
      Learn more >
    • Pharos-Printing

    • Pharos Printing
      Pharos is USF’s secure print management system used to print files locally at USF throughout campus.
      Learn more >