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You can use many popular and specialist software titles on MCS Windows, Mac and Linux workstations. The software available differs according to the operating system, but we try to keep the version of each application consistent across all platforms. Some computers offer both Linux and Windows operating systems.

You can see a full list of the software available on the MCS for each platform:

Linux Mac OS X Windows
Linux macOS Windows

 

Other sources of software for students

We have compiled a list of other software resources for students

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New University Card Management System launches 15 September

18 August 2022

UIS will launch the new University Card Management System in September. We’re aiming for Thursday 15 September, however, this will be dependent on progress with printing the new student cards. The system will be down for a day. We will confirm the date nearer the time. Once the new system is live, Card Reps will be using...

MCS Linux service deprecated

17 August 2022

We have deprecated the MCS Linux service because of technical and resource constraints. At its peak, MCS Linux accounted for only 2% of MCS machines deployed, and use of this service has declined steadily in recent years. Unfortunately, we have had to remove the Linux part of the service because of unforeseen technical...

New cloud research platform service from UIS

15 August 2022

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and RONIN available via UIS UIS is pleased to announce that access to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and RONIN are now available through a new University-provided cloud research platform service. If you would like to join the increasing number of Cloud users and to save around 11% on list prices for...