Workstation Software

The software listed below is available to use on the DMC workstations. For help getting started with many of these programs, check out our tutorials page.

Adobe Creative Cloud Collection

Multimedia design software helps you create visually rich, engaging content for virtually any media.

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.
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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.
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Adobe Illustrator CC – Illustrator is used primarily for creating vector designs such as logos and illustrations.
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Adobe InDesign CC – InDesign is used primarily for creating print designs, such as posters, flyers, brochures, and more.
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Adobe Acrobat DC – Acrobat is a fully-featured PDF viewer, creator, manipulator, printer, and editor.
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC – Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing system used by amateurs and professionals alike. Learn more
Adobe SpeedGrade CC – SpeedGrade is a companion application for Premiere Pro. It is used for color grading and color correcting footage. Learn more
Adobe Prelude CC – Prelude is a companion application for Premiere Pro used for reviewing, importing, logging, selecting, and exporting digital media files. Learn more
Adobe Audition CC – Audition is a multitrack digital audio workstation with waveform editing. Learn more
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
Adobe Dreamweaver CC – Dreamweaver is a complex web development tool that primarily uses coding such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, and more. Learn more
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
Adobe Bridge CC – Bridge is a digital asset management application. Think of it as a digital filing cabinet. Learn more
Adobe Media Encoder CC – Media Encoder is a companion application for Premiere Pro and After Effects, useful for batch rendering/converting files. Learn more

Other Software

The Digital Media Commons is proud to also host the following software suites and programs.
ArcGIS Pro – ArcGIS Pro is a software package to analyzing and visualizing geographic data. Learn more
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 has the ability to analyze 2D and 3D data, sketch, measure, and create contextual information from the world. Learn more
Google Earth Pro – Google Earth Pro can be utilized for measuring distances and area, visualizing and manipulating GIS data, and much more. Learn more
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 – TerraSync Software is designed for field GIS data collection, maintenance, and is easy to use for one-click data capture. Learn more
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
AutoCAD – AutoCAD is a 2D and 3D modeling and design application used by engineers, architects, and more. Learn more
Autodesk Inventor 2018 – Inventor is a computer-aided design application for 3D mechanical design, simulation, visualization, and documentation. Learn more
Autodesk Maya – 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 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
DaVinci Resolve – BlackMagic’s professional offline and online editing, color correction, audio post production and now visual effects software. Learn more
HandBrake – is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. Learn more
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
Audacity – Audacity is a freeware audio editing program that is like a simplified version of Adobe Audition. Learn more
Color Checker Passport – ColorChecker Passport Photo is a powerful capture to edit solution for more consistent color and creative flexibility in photography. Learn more
Open Broadcast Software – OBS is a free and open-source streaming and recording program. Learn more
R and R Studio – R is a programming language for statistical analysis. Learn more
R for Windows – R for Windows is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. Learn more
Sublime – Sublime is a proprietary cross-platform source code editing software with a Python application programming interface. Learn more
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 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
Blender – Blender is a freeware 3D modeling and design application. Learn more
CloudCompare – Open source 3D point cloud processing software, and can handle triangular meshes and calibrated images. Learn more
MeshMixer – MeshMixer is a state-of-the-art software for working with triangle meshes. Learn more
MeshLab – MeshLab is an open source system for processing and editing 3D triangular meshes. Learn more
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 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
Dassault SolidWorks – SolidWorks is a solid modeling computer-aided design and computer-aided engineering computer program. Learn more
MATLAB (Pending) – MATLAB is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and proprietary programming language. Learn more
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
7-Zip – 7-Zip is a free, open-source file archiving/compressing program used to zip/unzip files. Learn more
Cyberduck – Cyberduck is an open-source client for FTP and SFTP, WebDAV, and cloud storage, available for macOS and Windows licensed under the GPL. Learn more
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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 is USF’s secure print management system used to print files locally at USF throughout campus. Learn more