Software available for you to download
On top of the software available on desktops, you can install and use the below software for the entirety of your study here, free.
The following software is available to you under the enterprise licensing agreement:
- Cambridge Structural Database System (CSD)
- GraphPad Prism
- NVivo 10
- Reference Manager
A trial of the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) System (valid from March 2014 to February 2015) has been arranged by School of Chemistry. The CSD is a software suite that enables you to discover knowledge contained within over 650 000 crystal structures.
You can install the CSD 2014 Release on your notebook. To obtain a copy of CSD, you will need to accept the CSD Use Agreement whilst connected to the UniSydney network. View and accept the agreement here.
If you study in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, you can access a DreamSpark (Developer AA) subscription. This subscription lets you download Microsoft operating systems and developer software.
You can install DreamSpark software on your personal computer free of charge, in accordance with the End User License Agreement.
Get your subscription by registering for DreamSpark. You must use your UniKey as your Student Identifier and your University email address.
EndNote is a reference management software package that manages your bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. The software is available to students and staff.
You can download and find more information about EndNote by visiting the library's EndNote resource page.
GenStat is a statistical package and data analysis tool for Windows.
To use GenStat you must be connected to the University license server. This can be done on campus by connecting your notebook to the UniSydney network, or off campus by connecting to the VPN. Download GenStat.
GraphPad Prism combines scientific graphing, comprehensive curve fitting (nonlinear regression), understandable statistics and data organisation. This software is available for Windows and Mac.
Faculty, alumni and staff with casual appointments, including those employed by affiliated hospitals and institutes are not covered under this license.
Download GraphPad Prism for Windows or Mac.
MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualisation and programming. With MATLAB you can analyse data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications.
To obtain a copy of MATLAB, you will need to accept the MATLAB Use Agreement online. View and accept the agreement here.
NVivo allows you to handle rich text based information, where deep analysis is required on both small and large volumes of data. It removes many of the manual tasks associated with analysis, like classifying, sorting and arranging information, so you have more time to explore trends, build and test theories and ultimately arrive at answers.
NVivo is available on Windows and Mac. Download NVivo 10 using your UniKey.
Reference Manager is an application for Windows and Mac used for publishing and managing bibliographies.
To obtain a copy of Reference Manager, you will need to accept the Reference Manager Use Agreement whilst connected to the UniSydney network. View and accept the agreement here.
StarOffice software offers word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing and database capabilities. The suite also comes with StarOffice Configuration Manager, the StarOffice Software Development Kit, a macro recorder, and support for assistive technologies, as well as for complex text layouts.
To obtain a copy of StarOffice 7, you will need to accept the StarOffice Use Agreement whilst connected to the UniSydney network. View and accept the agreement here.
You can install SAS software (versions 9.3 or 9.4) on your personal computers. To obtain a copy of SAS, you will need to accept the SAS Student Use Agreement online. View and accept the agreement here.
If you are downloading this package outside of campus, you will need to connect to the University's VPN service.
As part of the latest SAS software license for the Education Analytical Suite of products, there is complimentary access to 10 SAS eLearning courses. Please visit the below web address to begin the courses. Once you have created an online profile enter the access code below into 'To Activate a New Product' text box and agree to the terms and conditions.
Your access code is G10005249
The following courses are available:
- SAS Enterprise Guide 1: Querying and Reporting (EG4.3)
- SAS Programming Introduction: Basic Concepts
- SAS Programming 1: Essentials
- SAS Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques
- SAS SQL 1: Essentials
- SAS Programming 3: Advanced Techniques and Efficiencies
- SAS Macro Language 1: Essentials
- SAS Enterprise Guide 1: Querying and Reporting (EG4.2)
- Statistics 1: Introduction to ANOVA, Regression, and Logistic Regression
- SAS Enterprise Guide: ANOVA, Regression, and Logistic Regression
- Querying, Reporting, and Analysing Data Using SAS Enterprise