What software is available on the computers in the Learning Commons?

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Software on Computers

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • ArcGIS 10.8.2
  • Audacity
  • GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)
  • Google Chrome
  • JMP Pro 16
  • Microsoft Office 365
    • Access
    • Excel
    • OneNote
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • Word
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Notepad++
  • Python 3.11
  • Read&Write Literarcy & Accessibility Software
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser
  • SPSS Statistics 29

Computers on the second floor, outside of the Graduate Study Lounge and the Quiet Study Lounge, have the Adobe Creative Cloud. Read more about accessing Adobe Creative Cloud applications.

There are four Bloomberg Terminals in the Learning Commons.

GIS stations in the Learning Commons (located near Bloomberg Terminals) have:

  • Regular Arc GIS desktop 10.7.1
  • Arc GIS Pro
  • ENVI 5.5.2
  • ERDAS Imagine 2018
  • Google Earth


VMWare Horizon

Whether you are on or off campus, using a PC, Mac or mobile device, you can access UNCW software through Horizon. The complete list of software available through Horizon is on the linked page. 

The Horizon client is installed on Randall Library computers.