This is a partial list of commonly used software by faculty and staff of the College of Engineering. There is another list of commonly used software that is available to College of Engineering students to install on their personal computers.

 

ABAQUS
Type: Finite Element Analysis
Scope: A few researchers in COE fund a concurrent network license server for themselves and their graduate students.
Platform support: Windows and Linux
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access 

 

Adobe Acrobat Professional
Type: PDF publishing
Scope: Available at no cost for all MSU owned computers
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Instructions


Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (business use)
Type: Creative Design
Scope: May be applied for by faculty and staff. Awarded based on business justification.
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Request a License

 

Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (personal use)
Type: Creative Design
Scope: Available at reduced cost to MSU faculty, staff, and students
Contact: Kivuto (support@kivuto.com)
Further Information

 

ANSYS
Type: Finite Element Analysis
Scope: Available for MSU owned computers. Uses concurrent network license server.
Platform support: Windows and Linux
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

Arena
Type: Simulation
Scope: COE MSU owned computers. Uses concurrent network license server.
Platform support: Windows
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

AspenTech
Type: Computer Simulation (Chemical Engineering)
Scope: Available for MSU owned computers. Uses concurrent network license server.
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

Autodesk Software (eg AutoCAD)
Type: Computer Aided Design
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty and students for learning and teaching. There is an on campus concurrent network server available or instructors can also create an account and download stand alone licensed Autodesk Products on their work or personal computer(s).
Platform support: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux   Note: Mostly Windows products with few Mac and Linux products.
Contact: Autodesk
Further Information

 

Automation Studio
Type: Computer Aided Design
Scope: Available at no cost on MSU owned computers. Users concurrent network license server.
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu
Request Access


Box.com

Type: Cloud Storage (unlimited)
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty, staff, and students
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Further Information and Instructions


Camtasia Relay  
Type: Lecture Capture
Scope: Available at no cost to all MSU faculty
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Instructions and Installation


ChemDraw
Type: Chemical Modeling
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty, staff, and students for both business and personal use
Contact: CLS IT (clsithelp@montana.edu)
Instructions and Download

 

Cisco Spark
Type: Instant Messaging and Collaboration
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty staff and students
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Information and Instructions

 

Creo Parametric
Type: Computer Aided Design
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty, stuff and students on MSU owned computers. Uses concurrent network license server.
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

DreamSpark Premium
Type: Microsoft development tools and Development related applications
Scope: Available at no cost to COE faculty, staff and students for personal computers
Contact: msdnaacs@coe.montana.edu
Information

 

Eagle PCB Design
Type: PCB Design CAD Software
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty, staff, and students
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@Montana.edu)
Instructions and Download

 


EndNote
Type: Citation Management
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty, staff, and students
Contact: Greg Notess (align@montana.edu)
Instructions and Download
 
Identity Finder (REQUIRED)
Type: Security and Compliance
Scope: Available at not cost and required installation for all computers connecting to the MSU network.
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Instructions and Download

 

LabView
Type: System Design Software
Scope: Available at no cost for MSU-Bozeman owned computers.
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
More Information

 

LANDesk (REQUIRED)
Type: Security and Compliance
Scope: Available at no cost and required installation for all computers connecting to the MSU network.
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Download

 

Lynda.com 
Type: Online Training
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty, staff, and students for use both on and off campus!
Contact: MSU Library
Further Information and Login

 

Maple
Type: Mathematics
Scope: Available at no cost to faculty, staff and students on MSU owned computers using a concurrent network license server.
Platform support: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

MathCAD
Type: Engineering Math Software
Scope: Available at no cost to faculty, staff and students on MSU owned computers.
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

Mathematica
Type: Mathematics
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty, staff, and students for use both on and off campus.
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Instructions and Installation

 

MATLAB
Type: Mathematics/Technical Computing
Scope: Available at no cost to faculty, staff and students for both on and off campus use.
Platform support: Windows, Mac OS X, Select Linux
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Instructions and Installation

Note: Mac OS X (10.12) "Sierra" compatibility with MATLAB 2016b.

 

 
McAfee Anti-Virus for Faculty/Staff (REQUIRED)
Type: Anti-Virus
Scope: Available at not cost for both MSU owned and personally owned computers. Required for all computers connecting to the MSU network.
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Download

McAfee Anti-Virus for Students
Type: Anti-Virus
Scope: Available at no cost to all students for installation on personal computers
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Download

 

Mentor
Type: PCB Design Software
Scope: Available at no cost for installation on all MSU owned computers
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

Microsoft Office 365 for Faculty and Staff
Type: Office Productivity (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc)
Scope: Available at no cost for installation on all MSU owned computers
Contact: ITC  (helpdesk@montana.edu)

Instructions and Installation

 

Minitab
Type: Statiscal Analysis Software
Scope: Available to COE faculty, staff and students on MSU owned computers. The COE has a 10 concurrent user network license. COE users can also purchase a dedicated Minitab license from ITC.
Platform Support: Windows
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

NVivo
Type: Qualitative Data Analysis Software
Scope: Available at no cost for all MSU owned computers
Contact: UIT (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Further Information 

 

Read&Write Gold
Type: Reading, Writing, and Online Research
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty, students, and staff for use both on and off campus
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Instructions and Installation

 

RoboForm
Type: Password Management
Scope: Available at no cost to facutly, staff, and students (any .edu address)
Contact: CLSIT (clsithelp@montana.edu)
Instructions and Installation

 

SigmaPlot
Type: Scientific Graphing and Statistical Analysis
Scope: Available to COE faculty, staff and students on MSU owned computers. The COE has a 5 concurrent user network license.
Platform Support: Windows
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

Simio
Type: Simulation
Scope: MSU owned computers.
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)

 

SOLIDWORKS
Type: Computer Aided Design/Simulation
Scope: The SOLIDWORKS Education Edition license is instructional use only. It is available in COE computer labs and global student labs. This license cannot be used for research. Instructors using this license have to agree not to do any research/consulting with it. A small group of researchers have purchase a concurrent network license for research use. Anyone wishing to connect to this license server would need to purchase a license.
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

Tanner EDA
Type: Analog and Mixed Signal IC Design Environment
Scope: MSU owned computers
Contact: COE IT (coeithelp@montana.edu)
Request Access

 

 

VirtualBox
Type: Virtualization Software
Scope: VirtualBox is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2.
Access


WebEx 

Type: Web Conferencing
Scope: Available at no cost to all faculty, staff, and students
Contact: ITC (helpdesk@montana.edu)
Further Information and Login