7-zip is a program for compressing and uncompressing files using zip and other file formats.
Acrobat Pro is a program for creating and editing PDF documents that can then be viewed on most computers. The program supplements the built-in PDF creation capability of the Microsoft Office programs.
Audacity® is used for recording and editing audio for use with podcasts, talks and music.
Batik is a Java-based toolkit for applications or applets that want to use images in the Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG).
BravaDWG Viewer is a program for viewing documents, images and CAD drawing file types.
CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray discs. It can also be used to create ISO files or bootable discs.
Adobe Contribute enables you to easily create, manage and edit web pages on websites that don’t use the Plone system.
Digital Editions allows you to read certain types of eBook or Secure Electronic Documents (SED) such as those used by the British Library.
DjVu Viewer plugin 6.1.4 enables you to view high resolution images in your browser.
FileOpen is an Acrobat Reader plug-that allows you to open secure digital documents.
Firefox is a customisable web browser with a selection of free add-ons and is provided as an alternative to Internet Explorer.
Internet Explorer is the University’s standard web browser.
IrfanView is an image viewer program that supports an extensive list of graphic formats.
The Java Runtime Environment allows you to run Java applications.
Micorosoft Office Picture Manager allows you to manage, edit, share and view your pictures from where you store them on your computer.
MonoConc is text searching software used in the analysis of English and other language texts. It provides KWIC concordance results and also produces wordlists and collocation information.
MySQL Workbench 5.2 is used to design, model and manage databases.
Internet Explorer data export plugin for use with NVivo.
Notepad++ is a free, open source text and source code editor for Windows. It includes several additional features that aren't available in Windows Notepad such as a tabbed document interface and split screen functionality.