Software for Faculty, Staff, and Departments

More than 125 software packages are available at no cost or for purchase at reduced costs.

  • Individual faculty or staff members may purchase some software titles for personal use either at home or at the University.
  • Departments can purchase software for professional use on University computers; some software license agreements also permit home use.
    Note: This type of purchase must be done through PantherExpress available at My Pitt.
  • Faculty and staff may purchase software at the Technical Support Desk at the University Store on Fifth.
    Note: Faculty and staff may ONLY purchase software at the Technical Support Desk if it is for PERSONAL HOME USE.

Many software titles are available for download via the Software Download Service at My Pitt. Please browse the selection of software packages below for details.

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for Depts.

Install the full Microsoft Office apps on your Android or iOS phone and on up to five different computers.

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for Departments
Microsoft Windows and App Server Software for Departments

Software for Microsoft Windows servers.

Microsoft Windows and Application Server Software
Minitab for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Statistical and graphical analysis software.

Minitab
Parallels for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Run Windows and other operating systems on Intel-based Macintosh computers.

Parallels
Pitt Software Update Service for Fac / Staff / Depts.

Automatically get Microsoft critical updates and service packs.

Pitt Software Update Service
Prism for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Use Prism to analyze, graph, and present scientific data.

Prism for Faculty / Staff / Depts.
PuTTy for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Securely log in to a remote computer with this SSH client for Windows.

PuTTy
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Red Hat Server Software for Departmental Purchase

University of Pittsburgh departments can purchase Red Hat Server software.

Red Hat Server Software for Departmental Purchase
SAS Analytics for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

A popular statistical analysis software package.

SAS Analytics
Scigress

Molecular design modeling software.

Scigress
Secure Your Data Software for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Software available to faculty and staff through the Secure Your Data portal community.

Secure Your Data Software
SecureZIP for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Compress files and folders into archives and encrypt them with a password.

SecureZIP
Stata for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

A powerful statistical package that provides data analysis, data management, and graphics.

Stata
StuffIt for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Compress and extract StuffIt files.

StuffIt
Symantec for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Symantec Endpoint Protection is CSSD's recommended anti-virus software package for Mac and Windows operating systems.

Symantec Endpoint Protection
Thunderbird for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Thunderbird can be used to access My Pitt Email using the IMAP protocol.

Thunderbird
VMware Software for Departmental Purchase

University of Pittsburgh departments can purchase VMware software titles at a discount.

VMware Software for Departmental Purchase
WinSCP for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Securely transfer files between computers with this SFTP client for Windows.

WinSCP