Software for Your Personal Computer

Software used on Allegheny College public lab computers is listed below. Follow links to download or purchase a copy for your personal computer. Note: all software is free unless otherwise indicated.

Browsers and Plug-Ins

Other Software

  • Core FTP Lite, free FTP program for Windows.
  • Fetch, FTP program for Mac OSX.  Fetch is free for educational use, learn more about licensing Fetch at Allegheny.
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus can be purchased at special pricing through our membership in the Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of PA from JourneyEd. Registered faculty and staff are eligible for this special pricing. See the web site for full details.
  • Students and educators are eligible for Office 365 Education for free, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools. All you need is a valid school email address. (This is available through Microsoft and is not a service provided by Allegheny College.)
  • Trend Micro OfficeScan, free for download when students register on the GatorNet residence hall network.
  • UltraEdit: 45 day free evaluation; $49.95 to register.

Course Software

    • Cn3D: a helper application for your web browser that allows you to view 3-dimensional chemical structures.
    • ChemDraw: Allegheny has a site license for ChemDraw. Students and faculty are entitled to a free download of this software for installation on a personal computer.

  • JMP Statistical software is available for student and faculty personal use. Download and installation instructions can be found here.
  • Kaleidagraph (password protected): Students currently enrolled in a class using Kaleidagraph are eligible to obtain a free copy of Kaleidagraph for their personal computer.
  • LaTeX
  • Mnova: Download Mnova for Mac or Windows.  Once downloaded you will need to activate with the campus license keys available for download here.
  • Mathematica: Mathematica is available for download and installation on both student and faculty computers. See this handout for more information about acquiring and using Mathematica.
  • ModFlow 2000: MODFLOW is a three-dimensional finite-difference ground-watermodel.
  • PHREEQC: PHREEQC is a computer program designed to perform a wide variety of low-temperature aqueous geochemical calculations.
  • SPSS: Academic pricing available.