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Installed Software

The following software is installed on all faculty, staff, and computer center computers. ITS provides full support for the current version of each application listed below, except for Microsoft Publisher, FileMaker Pro, and MySQL, which are not supported.

Transitional support is provided for previous versions of these applications. If you have any questions about supported versions, please contact the IT Service Center at ext. 4487.
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Web-based Applications

The following web-based applications are used by Smith students, faculty, and staff, and are fully supported by ITS:
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Key-Served Software

The following applications are included in Smith's key-served software offerings for faculty and staff. Many are also available in the student computer centers.

To request installation of any of these applications on a Smith-owned computer, please send email to or call the IT Service Center at ext. 4487.

Application Platform Support*
Adobe Acrobat Professional Mac & Windows Full
Adobe After Effects 6 Mac & Windows Partial
Adobe Contribute Mac & Windows Full
Adobe Dreamweaver Mac & Windows Full
Adobe Illustrator Mac & Windows Partial
Adobe InDesign Mac & Windows Partial
Adobe Photoshop Mac & Windows Full
Apple DVD Studio Pro Mac only Partial
Apple Final Cut Pro Mac only Full
Apple QuickTime Pro Mac & Windows Full
ATLAS.ti Windows only Install only
AutoDesk Cleaner 6.0 Mac only Partial
Circle Systems Stat/Transfer Mac & Windows Install only
Clavis Windows only Partial
Kurzweil 3000 Windows only Full
Minitab Windows only Partial
Motion Software Mac only Partial
Revolution Mac & Windows Full
StataCorp Stata Mac & Windows Install only
Synergy Software KaleidaGraph Mac & Windows Full

*Levels of Support:

  • None:  This application is not supported by Smith.
  • Install only:  Help with installation questions only.
  • Partial:  Help with basic operational questions only.
  • Full:  Help with all questions.

To request help with any supported application, please contact the USC at x4487.

Note:  Additional specialized applications are available in the Media Services Digital Video Lab, Technology Learning Commons, and Visual Communications Resource Center. Click here to learn more.

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Downloadable Software

Smith students, staff, and faculty can download the following applications and utilities from the Smith software download site:
  • Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows
  • AdAware SE Personal (Windows only)
  • Spybot Search & Destroy (Windows only)
  • SSH, WS_FTP, and Fetch file transfer utilities
  • Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Chrome web browsers
  • Adobe Reader
  • Windows, QuickTime, RealPlayer, Flash & Shockwave media players
  • Stuffit file expander (Macintosh only)

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