Software and online tools


Adobe Creative Cloud includes:

  • Photoshop Create and edit graphics and images.
  • Illustrator Create graphics, icons and designs
  • PremierePro Edit video
  • Reader PDF viewer to print, sign and annotate PDFs.



Education discounts on Adobe software



Organise references, search online bibliographic databases and create bibliographies instantly and automatically.

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Use the form below to request a free download of Endnote to install on your Windows or macOS device.

UofG Helpdesk software request form

Standard Staff Desktop users

You can install Endnote via the Software Centre.


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  • Office365 Access email, contacts, calendar, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, OneNote, Planner and more.
  • Microsoft Visio Build polished flowcharts, diagrams, organisational charts, floor plans, engineering designs, and more.  
  • Microsoft Project Online Plan and collaborate on projects easily with Project for the web, using Grid, Timeline, and Board views.

Research computing

  • Oracle RDBMS Database commonly used for running online transaction processing, data warehousing and mixed database workloads
  • OverLeaf Collaborative, online LaTex authoring tool
  • Online platform for the creation, management, and sharing of research protocols or methods.
  • Qualtrics Allows users to draft and publish surveys and generate reports without having any previous programming knowledge.



  • Sophos Endpoint Antivirus University site licensed antivirus software. Recommended for non-SSD University owned equipment.
  • Microsoft Security Essentials Provides free real-time protection for your Windows home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Recommended for personal use.

Statistics, maths and analysis

  • SPSS Statistical analysis program for research and other projects
  • Minitab Statistical analysis program for research and other projects
  • MATLAB  A high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran
  • NVivo Analyse qualititative and mixed-methods research data
  • Mathematica A computational software program used in many scientific, engineering, mathematical and computing fields, based on symbolic mathematics.

Video, communication and collaboration

  • Zoom  A secure, easy platform for video and audio conferencing, messaging, and private webinars across mobile and desktop/laptop.
  • Microsoft Teams A hub for teamwork, where you can chat, hold meetings, and share files and apps.
  • Echo360  Lecture capture tool, primarily used to capture and share on-campus lectures, but can be used on personal devices as well.
  • Kaltura  Primarily for hosting and sharing videos with staff and students. Can also be used for creating screencasts, interactive videos, and editing. Allows peer to peer video comments and personal note taking.
  • Microsoft Stream (login required) Host videos for sharing internally with staff and students.
  • Mentimeter Classroom voting, live polls and surveys.
  • Camtasia Content creation tools, audio editing, screen and camera recording facilities.