Updated: University programs for teaching in 2015/16

Following feedback from staff, the final list of programs has been decided for teaching in the next academic year.

What

The majority of programs available to students remain unchanged, however some of them will be updated and in some instances new programs will become available.

Programs that are unchanged are not included in the list below. This list may change if problems are encountered during testing.

Here is the list of programs that will be changed subject to testing:

Updates to existing programs

ProgramCurrent versionNew version
ArcGIS Desktop 10.2.2 10.3
AutoCAD 2015 Product Design Suite 2016 Ultimate
Azure SDK 2.3 2.5
BioEdit 7.2.0 7.2.5
CCP4MG 2.7.3 2.10.4
COMSOL Multiphysics 4.4 Update 2 5.1 Update 2
DevC++ (Bloodshed version) 5.4.2 5.11
Digital Editions 1.7.2 4.0.3.0
EndNote X7.1 x7.3.1*
ENVI 5.1 5.2
ERDAS IMAGINE 2013 2015
Eviews 8 9
Gauss 12 15
Ghostview (GSView) 8.53 9.16
Google Earth 7.1 Pro
gretl 1.9.92 1.10.1
ImageJ 1.49e 1.49v
Inkscape 0.48.4 0.91
JavaSDK 8 1.8 Update 51
LyX 2.0.5.1 2.1.4
MATLAB R2014a R2015a
McGraw Hill Simulations Latest Available
MEGA 5.2 6.0
Micromine 2013 2014
MySQL Workbench 5.2 6.2
Ncapture 1.0.190.0 1.0.205.0
NetLogo 5.04 5.2
NVivo 10 10 SP6
OrCAD 16.6 Latest Available
Origin 9.1 2015
Paint.Net 3.5.11 4.0.5
Prism 6.04 6.0.5
Productivity Suite 3.2 3.4.2
Psychtoolbox 3.0.11 3.0.12
PuTTY
0.63 0.65
QGIS 2.4.0 2.8.1
R for Windows Staff: 3.1.0 and 3.1.2; Students: 3.1.0 3.2.0
Refworks Write-N-Cite 4.2 4.4
Rocscience Suite N/A Latest Available
Rstudio 0.98 0.99.467
SAS 9.4 Latest Available
Solidworks 2014 SP4 2015 SP4
Stata 13 14
Stellarium 0.11.4 0.13.2
Tecplot 360 EX 2014 R2 + Focus + RS EX 2014 R2 2015 R2 EX
Tecplot Chorus DE 2013 R1 2013 R1 2015 R2
Texmaker 4.0.3 4.4.1
TortoiseSVN 1.7.1 1.8.10
Visual Studio 2013 2013 Update 4
WinCoot 0.7.2.1 0.8.1.1
WinEDT 7 9.1
WinSCP 5.5.3 5.7.4
Wolfram CDF Player 9.0.1 10.0.2

*This version is currently being tested by the Library. The decision may be made to stay with the current version, depending on the test results.

Remove

These programs have been recommended to be withdrawn:

Google Earth Standard Remove
Dev C++ 5 Remove

New programs

The following programs are due to be introduced:

COMSOL Heat Transfer + Pipe Flow additional Modules 5.1 Update 2
PsychoPy Latest Available
Simul8 Latest Available
Solidworks Cost Estimating Toolkit 2015 SP4

Definitions

Specific Version - If a specific version is listed, this update has already been agreed or the work required for updating has already been completed.

Latest Available – The decision has been made to update this program, but work has not yet commenced. The most up to date version available at the time work commences will be packaged.

 

Why

Every year we review the programs available to students and build what is known as a student PC image. This image is then installed on all student PCs across campus. The student PC image is not usually changed during the academic year.

Need IT help?

Contact the IT Service Desk on 0116 252 2253 or via email at ithelp@le.ac.uk. Please make urgent queries by telephone.

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