Standard Applications

Below is the list of standard applications currently used at LSE along with availability, support and training details.

Browse software type by category: Accessories, Specialist and teaching software, Standard apps, Utilities.

 

Application

Availability

Support
(see key
below)

Training

Emacs 22.3
Extensible, customisable text editor
More information|

  

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal Licence
- free/website|

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials|

Endnote X4
Sophisticated bibliographical networking software
More information  |

 

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal Licence
website  |

Supported

 

Self-study:
- Online materials
|

Firefox 3.5.2
Plug-in compatible internets browsing client
More information|

 

On LSE PCs
-on build*

Personal Licence
- free/website|

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials|

 

Gimp 2
Image manipulation software
More information  |

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- free/website  |

Supported

 

Self-study:
- Online materials  |

GSscript 8.71
Postscript/PDF interpreter
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal Licence
- free/website|

Supported 

Self-study:
- Online materials  |

GSview 4.9
Ghostscript graphical interface
More information
|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal Licence
- free/website|

Supported

 

Self-study:
- Online materials  |

Microsoft Access 2010
Comprehensive database creation/editing software
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build* 

Personal Licence
- website|

Provided 

Self-study:
- Online materials

|

Microsoft Excel 2010
Sophisticated spreadsheet application.
More information  |

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- website  |

Recommended 

Self-study:
- Online materials
|
LSE:
Training courses| 

Microsoft Outlook 2010
Email, schedule and contact management suite
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- website|

Recommended 

Self-study:
- Online materials

|LSE:
Training courses| 

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
Slideshow and presentation creation software
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- website  |

Recommended

 

Self-study:
- Online materials

|LSE:
Training courses|

Microsoft Word 2010
Word processing software
More information
|

 

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- website| 

Recommended 

Self-study:
- Online materials
|
LSE:
Training courses|

MikTex 2.8.3541
Tex (word publication software) implementation
More information
| 

On LSE PCs
- on build*

 Personal Licence
- free/website  |

Supported 

Self-study:
-  Online materials|

PaintNET 3.5.5
Image manipulation software More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- free/website|

Supported 

Self-study:
-  Online materials|

Paintshop Pro 7.0.4
Image editing software
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
website  |

Supported 

Self-study:
- Online materials  |

PDF Creator
Portable Document Format creation
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- website|

 

Supported

 

Self-study:
- Online materials| 

Pidgin 2.5.8
Universal Chat Client
More information|

 On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal Licence
- website|

Supported

Self-study
-  Online materials|

Quicktime player 7.2
Video media software
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- free/website  |

Supported

 

Self-study:
- Online materials  |

RealPlayer  6.0.12.1798
Universal media and audio player
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- free/website|

Supported

 

Self-study:
- Online materials| 

Skype 4.1
Internet based video chat software
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- free to download/website  |

Supported

 

Self-study:
- Online materials| 

Vim 7.2
Advanced text editor software
More information| 

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- free/website  |

Supported 

Self-study:
- Online materials  |

VLC 1.1.2
Universal media application
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- free/website|

Supported

 

Self-study:
- Online materials| 

Windows Live Messenger
14.0.8064.206
Internet chat client 
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- free/Website
|

Supported

Self-study:
Online materials|

Windows Media Player 11.0.5721
Video & audio media player
More information
|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal licence
- free/website|

 

Supported

 

Self-study:
- Online materials| 

Winshell 3.3.1
Multi-lingual editing software for Tex
More information
|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal Licence
- free/website|

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials|

WinSCP
File transfer software for windows
More information|

On LSE PCs
- on build*

Personal Licence
- free/website  |

Supported

Self-study:
- Online materials|

Key to support levels

 

Support Level

Description

Recommended

In-depth knowledge of the software is available to provide a high level of technical support. In addition, online guides, FAQs and training courses are offered for some applications.

Supported

The majority of centrally-provided software falls into this category. Technical support is provided by Information Management and Technology, although the level of support varies according to staff expertise.

Provided

Software in this category is centrally-provided without technical support from Information Management and Technology. In cases where supplier-support is available, support calls will be promptly referred on behalf of the end-user.

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