Applications Approved for Instructional Use

Collection of specific applications that have been approved for academic use

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R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.

Adobe Acrobat Pro

Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and Web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print, and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF). The family comprises Acrobat Reader (formerly Adobe Reader), Acrobat (formerly Acrobat Exchange), and

Applications Approved for Instructional Use Overview

Applications within this portfolio provide stand-along value in support of the educational mission. These applications are often used by individual faculty and students to conduct research, to collaborate, and to gain a deeper understanding of how technology is used in the real world.

ARGUS Enterprise

ARGUS Enterprise enables organizations to project the performance of their commercial real estate assets throughout the investment lifecycle.

Articulate Studio

Articulate Studio allows you to create PowerPoint‑based courses easily.

Base SAS

SAS is a statistical software suite developed by SAS Institute for data management, advanced analytics, multivariate analysis, business intelligence, criminal investigation, and predictive analytics.


Blender is a free and open-source 3D computer graphics software tool set used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed models, motion graphics, interactive 3D applications, virtual reality, and computer games.

CardioVIZ 3D

This software is used to do imaging processing for segmenting 3D ventricular geometries from MRI/CT images.

Cinema 4D + Redshift

Cinema 4D is a 3D software suite that offers users demanding, fast-paced 3D production. Redshift is a renderer built to meet the specific demands of contemporary high-end production rendering in C4D.

Circuit Design Suite

Circuit Design Suite allows users to design circuits using intuitive and cost-effective tools.

Cisco Networking Academy

Cisco Networking Academy is a global IT and cybersecurity education program that partners with learning institutions around the world to empower all people with career opportunities. It is Cisco’s largest and longest-running Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility program.


Cloudlab provides a variety of Gsuite add-ons that help enhance student learning in and out of the classroom.

Code Blocks

Code Blocks is a tool which allows users to format their code into Google Docs.

DaVinci Resolve 17

DaVinci Resolve is the world’s only solution that combines editing, color correction, visual effects, motion graphics and audio post production all in one software tool! Its elegant, modern interface is fast to learn and easy enough for new users, yet powerful for professionals. You can work with camera original quality images throughout the entire process.


Descript is a digital media platform that offers a new "engine"​ that lets you edit audio by editing text (instead of waveforms), meaning it does transcription (both automated and human-powered) and lets you move the audio around by simply editing the transcript.

Dremel DigiLab 3D Slicer

Dremel DigiLab 3D Slicer allows you to slice your CAD files without internet connection. You can use the Dremel DigiLab 3D Slicer to slice files for not only your Dremel 3D printers, but also for your other Cura-integrated 3D printers.


Figma is a collaborative browser-based interface design tool, with additional offline features enabled by desktop applications for macOS and Windows. The Figma mobile app for Android and iOS allows viewing and interacting with Figma prototypes in real-time on mobile and tablet devices.


Flexible platform for virtual events, meetings & teams.​​​​​​​ Filo integrates directly with Zoom so you can scale your virtual event, meeting or team to any size while still delivering the best quality audio and video experience.


FlowJo is an integrated environment for viewing and analyzing flow cytometric data.


GameMaker is a series of cross-platform game engines. GameMaker accommodates the creation of cross-platform and multi-genre video games.

Geocode by Awesome Table

Geocode is a tool that helps you get latitudes & longitudes from addresses in a Google Sheet to display them on a map you can share.


GitLab is an open DevOps platform that is a single application for unparalleled collaboration, visibility, and development velocity.

GooseChase EDU

GooseChase blends together the tried-and-true fun of scavenger hunts with mobile technology to create educational experiences for students.


Hackolade is the pioneer for data modeling of NoSQL databases and design of REST APIs. It is the only schema design tool for all the leading technologies of data-at-rest and data-in-motion.


ImageJ is a public domain Java image processing program that runs either as an online applet or as a downloadable application, on any computer with a Java 1.4 or later virtual machine.


Inkscape is a Free and open-source vector graphics editor. It offers a rich set of features and is widely used for both artistic and technical illustrations such as cartoons, clip art, logos, typography, diagramming, and flowcharting.

JetBrains - PyCharm Community Edition

PyCharm is a dedicated Python Integrated Development Environment (IDE) providing a wide range of essential tools for Python developers, tightly integrated to create a convenient environment for productive Python, web, and data science development.

JetBrains Integrated Development Environment (IDE) Educational Use License

JetBrains creates essential IDE's and tools for software developers and their teams.


LabVIEW is an application that assists with hardware configuration, measurement data, and debugging.


LaTeX is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting. It is most often used for medium-to-large technical or scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing.

Linguix for word

The Linguix AI-based writing assistant is a Microsoft Word add-on that helps to detect and fix spelling issues in your English texts. It also has a catalog of different types and styles of texts, to use when creating a document. It helps to ensure that public-facing surveys and documents are accessible as possible.


MapBox is a mapping and location cloud platform for developers. It provides precise location data and powerful developer tools.


Maple is a mathematical software that allows you to run complex equations easily.


Matlab is designed to analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models.


MeshLab is an open source system for processing and editing 3D triangular meshes. It provides a set of tools for editing, cleaning, healing, inspecting, rendering, texturing and converting meshes. It offers features for processing raw data produced by 3D digitization tools/devices and for preparing models for 3D printing.

Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 (formerly known as Microsoft Office 365) is the hub for all of the classic Microsoft tools: Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, and more. All Miami students and employees can download and use these tools free of charge.

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching puts professional developer tools, software, and services from Microsoft in the hands of faculty and students with low-cost subscriptions. Students receive developer tools at no cost--everything needed to create apps, games, and websites--so they can chase their dreams, create the next big breakthrough in technology, or get a head start on their career.

Microsoft Development Software

A variety of Microsoft software is available for free download to students taking classes in specific departments. Students taking any STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) get some basic Microsoft software while students in Computer Science, MIS, IMS, Engineering get access to most all Microsoft Development Software.


MiKTeX is a modern TeX distribution for Windows, Linux and macOS.


Minitab is an easy-to-use statistical software that can help with analytics.

Multisim AVL

Multisim™ software integrates industry-standard SPICE simulation with an interactive schematic environment to instantly visualize and analyze electronic circuit behavior. Its intuitive interface helps educators reinforce circuit theory and improve retention of theory throughout engineering curriculum.


MuseScore is a scorewriter supporting different file formats and input methods. It is released as free and open-source software and accompanied by a mobile score viewer and playback app, and an online score sharing platform.


Notch enables users to create interactive and video content in one unified real-time environment.


Paperpile is a free, fully-featured citation manager for Google Docs

Pear Deck for Google Slides

Pear Deck is a Google Slides add-on that adds more interactivity to presentations. is an online platform to facilitate peer feedback sessions with students.


PIPE-FLO is the original fluid system modeling and calculation software.

POLYGON - Adventure Pack

A 3D asset pack for Unity.


Postman is an API platform for building and using APIs. Postman simplifies each step of the API lifecycle and streamlines collaboration so you can create better APIs—faster.

Prototyping software


PrusaSlicer is an open-source, feature-rich, frequently updated tool that contains everything you need to export the perfect print files for your Original Prusa 3D printer.


Raptor is New Eagle's embedded Model-Based Development (eMBD) platform which is a suite of software tools matched with off-the-shelf controller and display hardware designed to assist businesses as they develop control software for complex electromechanical systems. The Raptor tool chain consists of 7 unique software products. Each of these tool’s features, functionality, and workflows were designed by experienced application engineers hoping to improve upon the shortcomings of other software tools currently on the market.

Red Giant Complete

Red Giant Complete gives you the complete set of Red Giant tools that are used for 3D production and VFX.

Rhino 7

Rhino 7 is an upgraded version of the Rhino 3D computer graphics design software.


JMP statistical discovery software from SAS is the tool of choice for scientists, engineers and other data explorers


Educators and students turn to Screencast-O-Matic for easy video communication. Videos are used in the classroom for flipped/blended learning, Video Messaging, student assignments, feedback and more!

Simio Academic Simulation Software

Simio Academic Community with simulation software, course development, texts, and discussion forums.


IBM SPSS Statistics is a comprehensive, easy-to-use set of predictive analytic tools for business users, analysts, and statistical programmers.


StoriesOnBoard allows users to create collaborative user story maps.


SystemStar is used to produce estimates of a software development project's cost.

Teradata University Network - Student Facing Educational Program

Online data and analytics training resource for CEC students. Students can access free online training to help them prepare for a career in data and analytics.


TeXnicCenter is an integrated documentation environment (IDE) for LaTeX which integrates all the functionality you need to create, write, build, fix, view and print your LaTeX documents.


Text2ALM is an advanced information extraction tool turning implicit information in text into set of facts capturing key properties of entities mentioned in text.

Tobii Pro Eye Tracker Manager/Eye Tracking Hardware Driver

The Tobii Pro Eye Tracker Manager is a configuration and setting utility that helps you manage your connected eye trackers and calibrate users.

Twitter Archiver - Gsuite Add-on

Twitter Archiver is a G-Suite add-on that allows you to archive Tweets in a Google spreadsheet.

UCINET Software

UCINET is a general-purpose computer program for social network analysis.

UiPath Academic Alliance

Develop in-demand RPA skills for students at your institution.

Unity Educational License

A free licensing program for Unity software and classroom management tools/resources for in-class instruction.


VersionOne is a tool for enterprise agile management.

Viveport Applications

Viveport is an app store for virtual reality applications. The applications from Viveport used in the MU Library VR Lab are Drums Hero, Show Must Go On, Super Hot VR, and all titles that are included with Viveport Infinity.


XSENS MVN Animate is a motion capture and analysis system that allows users to create 3D characters.

Tobii Pro Eye Tracker Manager

Free software to help manage your screen-based eye tracker. This application helps set up the eye tracker with or without a screen, and it assists with user calibration and troubleshooting. Depending on the eye tracker model, you can also use it to change settings and update the firmware.

TINA 12 - Design Suite Educational version

Analog, digital, symbolic, RF and mixed-mode circuit simulation & design, virtual and real-time measurements, integrated PCB design. Enhanced with super-fast multi-core engine, mixed HDL, microcontroller (MCU), SMPS and Spice simulation, Flowchart Programming, Live 3D Breadboard, S-parameter models, Stress Analysis, and much more.