Software Downloads

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Students and faculty in Computer Science can download Microsoft software through Microsoft Imagine, formerly known as Dreamspark, at Kivuto OnTheHub.
Students and faculty can download VMware products through the VMware Academic Program at Kivuto OnTheHub.
Microsoft Visual Studio
Visual Studio can be downloaded through Microsoft Imagine.
Students and faculty get a free Office 365 subscription, which allows you to install Microsoft Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs and Office apps on up to 5 tablets or phones.
Unity Pro is installed on lab computers in Adams 206. Unity Personal can be downloaded and installed for free on personal computers.
VirtualBox is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Cygwin is a collection of Unix-like utilities ported to Windows. Cygwin provides a Unix-like Terminal emulator and essential command-line programs.
Notepad++ is a free text editor for Windows with syntax highlighting support for several programming languages.
The VMware Remote Console is used to access the graphical console of virtual machines in the Big Data Lab. The download requires creating and logging in with a VMware account.
NetBeans is a popular IDE for Java development. For CSC-016, download NetBeans with Java SE.
Current students can download and use MATLAB, Simulink, and add-on products on personal computers through Hofstra's MathWorks Total Student Headcount (TSH) license.
Alice is a 3D animation program used in CSC 006.
App Inventor is a platform for creating Android Apps that is used in CSC 005.
Pygame is a Python module for writing simple video games and graphical programs.