Software for Students

Software Available for Students Home Use


NUI Galway has site license agreements for SPSSNVivo and Minitab software which allow students to borrow this software and install it on their own personal devices. To borrow this software, visit the Service Desk with your current NUI Galway ID card. For each product borrowed a Copyright Acknowledgement Form must be signed.  The software installation media must be returned within two working days.

Software Deals Available for Students

In addition to software available to students in the PC Suites, it is possible for students to avail of deals on certain software for use on their own personal devices. 

Information Solutions and Services is not involved in the purchase of software for student’s personal use and does not provide recommendations for any such purchases.

Any purchase of software is a direct transaction between the student and the supplier.

Information Solutions and Services does not endorse any particular supplier and merely provides this information to make students aware that there are software deals available in the current marketplace.

Prices and conditions of purchase should be checked with the supplier in advance of placing an order.

SoftwareManufacturerPossible SupplierStudent Deal
Maple Waterloo Adept Scientific Order online with additional student details required by fax.
Micromail Order Online
AutoCAD Autodesk Autodesk - Free  downloads available to students Free student versions of Autodesk software are available to students by registering online at http://students.autodesk.com/ Examples of student version software available to download include Autodesk Inventor, Civil 3D, Revit Building, AliasStudio, VIZ, Revit Structure, Raster Design, AutoCAD Electrical, 3ds Max9, Maya 8, MotionBuilder 7.5.
Amicus Technology Student pricing available. 
Prerequisites: ID card and letter from institution to prove that you need AutoCAD for academic study. 
Axonware Student pricing available
Office Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus ISS are pleased to announce the new Microsoft Student Advantage program.  Because of the University's enterprise agreement with Microsoft, students are able to download and install Microsoft Office ProPlus desktop applications on up to 5 devices AT NO ADDITIONAL COST.
Software4Students Student must be enrolled on a full-time or part-time basis in a school, college or university.
Micromail

Student must be enrolled on a full-time or part-time basis in a school, college or university, which is recognised by the applicable government agency.

Offers available for Microsoft Office for Students when you shop online.

Pugh Computers

Student must purchase a student license retail box from Pugh Computers Ltd. and then register with Microsoft who validate and deliver the order.

Offers for Microsoft Office for Students available on the Pugh website.

Adobe Adobe Axonware Student pricing available.
Micromail Order online. Suppliers of all available Adobe boxed products for students.
Pugh Computers

Copy of student card required with order.

Offers for Adobe available on the Pugh website.

End Note ISI Research Soft Please see NUIG  Information Solutions and Services website for EndNote information.

Minitab Minitab Micromail Order online
OLC  

Student ID number is required for verification.

Student offer available for the basic Minitab package which includes a perpetual license, the software on CD, free technical support direct from MINITAB and a "Meet MINITAB" manual. For full details, contact Minitab

Matlab The MathWorks Ltd. Micromail Order Online
MathWorks

To qualify for purchase, students must be enrolled in a degree-granting institution and have a valid student ID.

Student pricing available when you shop online.

 MapInfo MapInfo Thom Micro Systems  Student pricing available. Contact Thom Micro Systems for details.

 

If you have details of other software deals which would be useful to NUI Galway students, please contact the Service Desk

DreamSpark


DreamSpark is a Microsoft program providing access to Microsoft software for the purposes of teaching, learning, and research.  It is available to all currently registered NUI Galway students and staff.

Key Features

  • Access to free Microsoft software under the ’DreamSpark’ heading, subject to the Academic Licensing  Agreement.
  • Ability to purchase other software at significantly reduced Academic prices.
  • Free access to the Microsoft Windows Store and Windows Phone Dev. Centre. Note: for students only.

Technical Information

Access to DreamSpark only requires an internet connection, web browser, and an active CASS login.  It does not require a network connection.  Because each software package has its own set of additional system requirements, we suggest you review the system requirements for each package by clicking the ’System Requirements’ link on the product page (located below the product’s description).

What Microsoft software is available to students free-of-charge?

  • .Net Framwork 4.5
  • AutoCollage 2008
  • Expression Studio 4, 3
  • Kinect Windows for SDK
  • Kodu Game Lab
  • Mathematics 4.0
  • Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Robotics Developer Studio 2008, Studio 4
  • Small Basic
  • Songsmith
  • SQL Server 2012, 2008, 2005
  • Virtual PC for Mac 7
  • Virtual PC , 2007
  • Visual C#2008
  • Visual C++ 2008
  • Visual Studio 2012, 2010, 2008, 2005
  • Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011
  • Visual Web Developer 2008
  • Web Server 2008
  • Windows Embedded, CE 6.0
  • Windows MultiPoint Mouse SDK
  • Windows Phone
  • Windows Server 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2003
  • XNA Game Studio 4, 3

Please note, Microsoft occasionally add new free software to DreamSpark, please login to DreamSpark for the most up-to-date list. 

What software is available at Academic pricing?

Several software packages are available at significantly reduced Academic prices.  These include, but are not limited to:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Minitab 16
  • Nero 12

Please login to DreamSpark for the full list of available software.

Where can I get advice and support on using DreamSpark?

Software A to Z


License Availability at NUI Galway

Please note that the use of all software is subject to the Usage of Software Policy.

Site Licence Available for University owned computers on campus

Restricted Licence

Available in a limited number of PC Suites
Staff Home List Available for NUI Galway staff members to use on their personal computers
Student Home List Available for NUI Galway students to use on their personal computers
F - Freeware Available online free to download
D - Decommissioned Decommissioned - no longer available
Euro Sign Available to purchase at a reduced rate for NUI Galway staff
Cart Sign Student discount pricing available from software supplier

 

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Home Use

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ABAQUS Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
ABBYY FineReader Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Access (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign CrossCart Sign
Accessibility Wizard (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
ACDSee Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Adobe Cross Cross Cross Euro Sign CrossCart Sign
Acrobat Professional (Adobe) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
ActivInspire
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F
F
F
Adobe Creative Suite Cross Tick Sign Cross Euro Sign Cross Cart Sign
Alice
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F
F
F
Amos (SPSS) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
Animata
F
F
F
F
ANSYS Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
ANSYS CFX Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Aonix StP Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
ArcGIS (ArcView) Tick Sign   Cross Cross
Arduino
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F
ArgoUML
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F
F
Aspire MicroConverter Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Audacity
F
F
F
F
AutoCAD Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross Cart Sign
Autodesk Inventor Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross

B

Beilstein Crossfire (Commander) Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Bloodshed Dev C++
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F
F
BlueJ
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F
F

C

CAN-8 Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
CDBurnerXP
F
F
F
F
CFX - ANSYS Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
ChemDraw Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
Chemsketch
F
F
F
F
ChemWindows Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Cortona VRML Viewer
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F
F
F
Creative Suite 3 Web Standard (Adobe) Cross Cross Cross Euro Sign Cross Cart Sign
Crimson Editor
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F
F
F

D

Data Entry Builder (SPSS) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
Data Entry Station (SPSS) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
Datastream Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
DBDesigner
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DivXLand
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Dragon NaturallySpeaking Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
DreamSpark
F
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F

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EasyPHP
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Eclipse
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EndNote Tick Sign   Cross Cross Cart Sign
Endnote Web Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
EPANET
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F
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F
Epi Info
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F
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F
Equation Editor (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
EViews Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Excel (Microsoft) Tick Sign Cross Tick Sign Cross
Expression Studio (Microsoft) Tick Sign Cross Tick Sign Cross

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Fig.P Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
FileZilla
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Firefox
F
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Fortran (Salford FTN95: Fortran for Windows) Tick Sign   Cross Cross
FTN95 (Salford FTN95: Fortran for Windows) Tick Sign   Cross Cross

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Gaeilge - Language Interface Pack (LIP)
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F
F
F
GeoPlot
F
F
F
F
Geo-Slope Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Ghostview
F
F
F
F
GIMP
F
F
F
F
GoldWave Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Google Chrome
F
F
F
F
GPS-X Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
GraphPad Prism Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
GTK+
F
F
F
F

H

Haskell Hugs
F
F
F
F
HEC-RAS
F
F
F
F
Hot Potatoes
F
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F
F

I

Illustrator (Adobe) Cross Cross CrossEuro Sign CrossCart Sign
InDesign (Adobe) Cross Cross Cross Euro Sign Cross Cart Sign
InfoPath (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Inspiration Tick Sign   Cross Cross
Internet Explorer
F
F
F
F
IrfanView
F
F
F
F
Irish Spell Checker (MS Word)
F
F
F
F
ISI Web of Science
F
F
F
F
iTunes
F
F
F
F

J

Java
F
F
F
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Java Runtime Environment
F
F
F
F
JAWS Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross

K

Kurzweil 1000 Tick Sign Cross Cross
Kurzweil 3000 Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross

L

LabVIEW Tick Sign   Cross Cross
Language Interface Pack (LIP) - Gaeilge
F
F
F
F
Language Software GramEx & GramDef Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Learning via Subtitling
F
F
F
F
LUSAS Modeller Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
LUSAS Solver Cross Tick Sign Cross

 

SoftwareSite          
Licence 
Restricted 
Licence         
Staff Home   
Use 
Student    
Home Use   

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MapBasic Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
MapInfo Pro Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
Maple Tick Sign   Cross Cross 
MapViewer Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross Tick Sign
MATLAB Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
McAfee VirusScan Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Media Assistant Lite Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Media Player Classic
F
F
F
F
Mediator Cross Tick Sign Cross
Micro-Cap Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Microsoft Access Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Microsoft Accessibility Wizard Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Microsoft Equation Editor
F
F
F
F
Microsoft Excel Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
Microsoft Expression Studio Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Microsoft InfoPath     Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
Microsoft Office LIP - Gaeilge
F
F
F
F
Microsoft Office for Mac Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Microsoft Office Professional Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Microsoft OneNote Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Microsoft PowerPoint Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
Microsoft Project Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
Microsoft Publisher Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
Microsoft Silverlight
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F
F
Microsoft Virtual PC Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Microsoft Visio Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
Microsoft Visual Studio
F
F
F
F
Microsoft Windows Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Microsoft Word Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Microwind
F
F
F
F
MiKTeX
F
F
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F

MindGenius

Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
MINITAB Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign Cart Sign
ModelSim Tick Sign   Cross Cross
MyAccountingLab Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
MySQL
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F
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F

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Nero StartSmart Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Netop School Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Novapoint

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Tick Sign

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NVivo Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
NX Client ( No Machine Desktop Virtualization client) Tick Sign
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Ocean Data View
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Octave
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Office for Mac (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Office Professional (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Olympus DSS Player
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Opera
F
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Oracle
F
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OrCad Capture Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross

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Pagemaker (Adobe) Cross Cross  Cross Euro Sign Cross Cart Sign
PaintShop Pro Cross Tick Sign Cross  Cross 
PASW (SPSS) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
Photoshop (Adobe) Cross Tick Sign Cross Euro Sign Cross Cart Sign
phpDesigner Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Picasa
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F
F
F
PowerPoint (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
Project (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
ProModel Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Publisher (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign
PuTTy
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Python
F
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QBasic
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QSR NVivo Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
QuickTime Player
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F

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Read & Write Gold - textHELP Tick Sign   Cross Cross
RealPlayer
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F
F
F

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Salford FTN95: Fortran for Windows Tick Sign   Cross Cross
Second Life
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F
F
F
Silverlight (Microsoft)
F
F
F
F
Simulink Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Skype
F
F
F
F
SPSS Tick Sign   Tick Sign Tick Sign
Spybot
F
F
F
F
SQLite
F
F
F
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SSH Client Cross Cross
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F
Stata/SE Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Stata Small Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
SWI-Prolog
F
F
F
F

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TestDisk
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F
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textHELP Read & Write Gold Tick Sign   Cross Cross

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V

Vertical Mapper Tick Sign   Cross Cross
Virtual PC (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
VirusScan (McAfee) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Visio (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
Visual Studio (Microsoft)
F
F
F
F

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Web Standard (Adobe CS3) Cross Cross Cross Euro Sign Cross Cart Sign
Windows (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
WinGl√©acht Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross
WinSCP
F
F
F
F
WinZip Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross
Word (Microsoft) Tick Sign   Tick Sign Cross Cart Sign

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Y

Z

ZoomText Cross Tick Sign Cross Cross