UW-Physics Applications Support
The UW-Physics IT staff recommends and supports the following software...
For browsing the web: FireFox
For compiling C, C++ and Fortran code: GNU Compilers
For data acquisition and instrument automation: LabVIEW
For numerical and symbolic computations: Mathematica
For remote logins and file copying on Linux and MacOS-X: OpenSSH
For remote logins on Windows: SecureCRT
For reading email: Thunderbird
For remote file copying on Windows: WinSCP
To receive support, these programs must be run on one of our supported operating systems.
Requests for support for applications not listed above should be made to the Department's Computer Committee. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance. Note that you must send mail from a .edu, cern.ch, or desy.de mail account.
Software available from UW-Physics:
MS Windows and Office (for University owned computers)
Adobe Creative Cloud (for University owned computers)
UW Campus Software Library, including free licenses for software such as