Unsupported software for personal use

Apart from Sophos Anti-virus and Simul8, for which LSE holds a licence for distribution to LSE users, the following software is freely available on the internet for personal use.

All other software suggested here is listed for information only and is not necessarily recommended by Information Management and Technology. Support cannot be guaranteed for users experiencing difficulty with any of these programs.

Software Title Type of Software  Operating System Installation Support

Ad-Aware
Remove and block adware and spyware from your computer.
more information|

Anti-spyware

 

Basic - see Laptop Surgery

Dev-C++
Dev-C++ is free software distributed under the GNU General Public License. You are advised to download the full version, which includes mingw, the Windows compiler system, if you do not already have this installed on your computer.
more information|

Programming language

XP, Vista

None

Google Chrome
Internet browser.
more information|

 Browser

Windows, Linux, Mac OS

 None

Malwarebytes
Remove and block adware and spyware from your computer.
more information|

 Anti-spyware

 

Basic- see Laptop Surgery

Mozilla Firefox
Internet browser.
more information|

 Browser

Windows, Linux, Mac OS

 None

OpenOffice
Word processor, spreadsheet and database software
more information|

Office suite

Windows, Linux, Mac OS

None

Opera
Internet browser with built-in client for email and RSS feeds.
more information|

Browser, mail client

Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Mobiles

 None

R
A free language for statistical and graphical analysis: linear and nonlinear modelling, time series analysis, classification, clustering, etc.
more information|

Programming language

XP, Vista, Linux,
Mac OS

-

Safari
Internet browser.
more information|

 Browser

Windows, Mac OS

 None

Simul8 **
For business process simulation and decision analysis.
more information|

 Simulation

-

-

Sophos Anti-virus
Remove infections from your computer and protect against malicious programs.
more information and free download for LSE users
|

 Anti-virus

Windows, Mac OSX

Basic- see Laptop Surgery

Spybot Search & Destroy
Remove and block adware and spyware from your computer.
more information|

 Anti-spyware

 

Basic- see Laptop Surgery

Stuffit Expander
Create or expand compressed files.
more information|

Compression utility

Windows, Mac OS

None

Thunderbird
Manage email and read RSS feeds.
more information|

Mail client

Windows, Linux, Mac OS

Basic- see Laptop Surgery

ZoneAlarm
Protect your computer from attacks, block out unwanted connections.
more information|

 Firewall

 

Basic- see Laptop Surgery

** If you wish to obtain Simul8 from LSE please email the IT Service Desk| to arrange this. 

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