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Software for students

An A to Z list of the software we have available for you, and how to get further help.

Most of the software available to you is supported by our Digital Training team, Academic Liaison Librarians, or Departmental Technicians. Find out more about the support they offer and get in touch:

Digital Training team

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2animate

Primary educational software for animation. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

2Calculate

Primary educational calculator software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

2connect

Primary educational software for planning. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

2Create a story

Primary educational software for simple story making. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

2Create a Super story

Primary educational software for multimedia story making. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

2Draw

Primary educational software for drawing. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

2Investigate

Primary educational database software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

2paint a picture

Primary educational software for painting. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

2simulate

Primary educational software for role play. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

2type

Primary educational software for keyboard skills. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

3DS Max

3D animation software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

7zip

Software for compressing and decompressing zip files. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

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A.L.E.X.

Loan iPad app with metadata management. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Access

This database application is downloadable as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team (introductory only).

Acrobat Reader DC or X1

Application for reading and printing of PDF files. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Adobe Acrobat Pro

Application for editing and manipulation of PDF files. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Adobe Digital Editions 3.0

This application for managing ebooks is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

After Effects

This application for digital visual effects is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Anaconda3

Software for Python programming. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Android SDK

Software development kit. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Animate

This application for 2D animation is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Animate (Adobe)

This application for animation is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

ArcGIS

Graphical information system. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Archi

Software for visual modelling. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Arduino

Code for arduino boards. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

ArgoUML

Software for UML modelling. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Ascend

Software for engagement tracking. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Atlas.ti

Software for qualitative data analysis. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Atom

Text editor. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Audacity

Audio editing software. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Audio Notetaker

Record audio and add notes. Support from Assistive Technologies Team.

Audition

This application for audio editing is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

AutoCAD

This 2D drafting software is part of Autodesk suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

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Bee-Bot

Primary educational software to teach control and simple programming. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Biopac Student Lab

Digital chart recorder and oscilloscope. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Bioware

Data acquisition for force plates. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Blender

Software for 3D modelling. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Bookings

This application for managing appointment booking is part of your Microsoft 365 subscription (staff only). Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

BookWright

Software for creating ebooks. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Box of Broadcasts

This software provides access to a free to air TV archive. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Brackets

Text editor. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

BrainTutor

3D brain model. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Bridge

This digital asset management application is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Brushes redux

This loan iPad app is for painting. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

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Canon EOS Web Utility

Software for Canon EOS cameras. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

CDBurnerXP

Software for creating CDs and DVDs. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Character Animator

This animation application is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Chrome browser

Chrome is the preferred internet browser for York St John University. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Cisoc Packet Tracer

Simulated network simulation. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Cloud Compare

Software for 3D point cloud processing. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Cloudpaging player

Software to enable AppsAnywhere. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Coach's Eye

This loan iPad app is for video analysis. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Compass

MOS testing software. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite

Software for graphic design. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team (introductory only).

CorelDraw PhotoPaint

Painting and photo manipulation software. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team (introductory only).

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Daisy the Dinosaur

This loan iPad app is an interactive primary educational application. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

DDM

Digital Data Manager. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Developing Tray

Primary educational software for reading. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Dimension (Adobe)

This application for 3D design is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Discord

This loan iPad app is for voice and text chat. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

DmDX

Software for measuring psychological reaction times. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Dragonframe

Software for stop motion animation. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Dreamweaver

This application for website creation is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

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E-Prime

Software for behavioural research. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Eclipse Oxygen JEE

Software for Java extensions. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Edge

Internet browser included with Windows. Please not there are some incompatibilities with some York St John University systems. We recommend Google Chrome as our preferred internet browser. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

ELAN

Annotation software for audio and video recordings. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

EndNote

Reference manager. Support from Academic Liaison Librarians.

Eventbrite

Platform for event ticket booking. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Evernote

This loan iPad app is a note organiser. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Excel

This spreadsheet application is available online for as a downloadable app, as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Explain Everything

This loan iPad app is an interactive digital whiteboard. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Express Scribe

Audio player for transcription. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

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Facebook

Social media application. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

FileZilla

FTP Client. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Firefox

Internet browser. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Fireworks

This Adobe Creative Suite 6 application is for image editing for websites. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Flowol

Primary educational software for automation and control. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Forms

This software for making forms and quizzes online is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Foxit Reader

PDF reader. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

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Gather Autopilot

Gather system information. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Gecko Form by GeckoLabs

This loan iPad app is a form creator for Gecko forms. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

GIMP

Software for graphic manipulation. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Git

Software for source code change tracking. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Global AutoCorrect

Automatic spelling correction in any program. Support for this software is provided by the Assistive Technologies team.

GMetrix SMS

MOS practice software. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Gnuplot

Data plotting software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Google Docs

Online text editing application. Please see Word below for York St John University's preferred tool. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Google Drive

Non-York St John University online storage. Please see OneDrive below for York St John University's preferred online storage system. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Google Earth Pro

Satellite views of earth. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Gpower

Software for calculating statistical power. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

GrassGis

Geospatial data. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

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Handbrake

Video conversion software. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Harmony

Animation software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Head 3D

Load iPad app for 3D head modelling. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

HelpDesk

For use by York St John University technical support. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Higgens

Phonetics tutor software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Horizon PC Softclient

VDI client. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

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I can Animate

Loan iPad app for animation. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

I Can Present

Primary educational software for green screen presentation software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Illustrator

This vector graphic creation application is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team (introductory only).

iMovie

Loan iPad app for video editing. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

InCopy

This copy editing application is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

InDesign

This desktop publishing application is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Infant Video Toolkit

Primary educational software for basic ICT skills. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

InkScape

Vector graphics editor. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Inquisit

Psychological research tool. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Inspiration 9

Mind mapping software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Instagram

Social media application. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Internet Explorer

Out of date internet browser. Support for this platform is now withdrawn.

Inventor Pro

This mechanical design software is part of Autodesk suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Irfanview

Image editing software. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

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Jamf reset

Loan iPad app to reset iPad to factory settings. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Jisc Online Survey

Survey tool. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

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KeePass

Password manager. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Keynote

Loan iPad app for presentations. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Kindle

App for reading Kindle books. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Kinovea

Sport video analysis software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Knee 3D

Loan iPad app - 3D knee model. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Kodable

Loan iPad app - primary educational software for computer science. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Kodu Game Lab

Visual programming language for games. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

KompoZer

Web authoring software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

KX Live

Booking system. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

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LabChart Reader

Application for viewing LabChart data. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Libre Office

Free office software. Please note that Microsoft Office is free to students and staff. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Lightroom

This image organisation application is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

LinkedIn Learning

Online video training packages. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Lynx

Text based web browser. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

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MacOS

Operating system. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Mahara

ePortfolio system. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

MarcEdit

Software for editing Marc records. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

MariaDB

Database server. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Math City

Primary educational software for maths. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Maya

This 3D animation software is part of Autodesk suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Media Encoder

This video encoding application is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Media Library

York St John University video hosting website. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Media Loans (Connect2)

Media device bookings. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Meevo

Loan iPad app for business performance data. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Mendeley

Reference manager. Support from Academic Liaison Librarians.

Mentimeter

Interactive questions software. Student support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team. Staff support is providing from the Technology Enhanced Learning team.

Microsoft Visual Studio Pro

Software development. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

MindView

Mind mapping software. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Minecraft

Primary educational software and game. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Modelling Toolkit

Primary educational software for predictions and decision making. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Moodle

Platform hosting module details. Student support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team. Staff support is providing from the Technology Enhanced Learning team. 

Mplus

Statistical modelling software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

MsgViewer

Application to view .msg files. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

MuseScore

Music score writer. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Music Toolkit

Primary educational software for music. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

MySQL Workbench

SQL tool. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

MyYSJ

Website and app for York St John University students. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

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Nearpod

Loan iPad app to manage class screens. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

NetBeans

Java development software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Netfabb

This drawing and sketching application is part of Autodesk suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

NetForce

Data acquisition for force plates. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Notepad++

Text editor. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

NVivo

Qualitative data analysis software. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team (introductory only).

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OBS Studio

Video recording and streaming software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Office 2019

Office 2019 applications are available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. You can download and install free versions of apps including Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Office 365

The Office 365 series of online services and apps is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

OneDrive

OneDrive online file storage is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

OneNote

The OneNote online or downloadable notebook application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

OpenJDK

Java development software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Outlook

The Outlook online or downloadable email application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

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Padlet

Virtual pinboard. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Phon

Speech data analysis software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Photoshop

This image creation and manipulation application is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

PhotoSimple

Primary educational software for photo editing. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Planner

This online planning application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Polar Flow

Loan iPad app - activity analyser. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Popplet

Online mind map creation application. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Power Automate

This online automation and workflows application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team (introductory only).

PowerBI

Data visualisation environment. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team (introductory only).

PowerPoint

This online or downloadable slideshow presentation application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Praat

Phonetic analysis software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Prelude

This video transcoding application is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Premiere Pro

This video editing application is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Prezi

Web based presentation application. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Project Standard

Project planning application. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team (introductory only).

Protege

Ontology editor. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Psychomorph

3D facial detection software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

PsychoPy

Psychological research tool. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Publisher

This downloadable desktop publishing application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. It is only available via Other Install options. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team (introductory only).

Puffin Web Browser

Internet browser. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

PuTTY

SSH and telnet application. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Python

Python programming. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Python (x,y)

Python data analysis. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

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Qualisys

Motion capture software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Qualtrics

Online survey tool. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Quicktime player

Video player application. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Quixel

Scan based material library. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

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R (program)

Statistical computing and graphics application. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Read&Write

Accessibility helper. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Recap

This 3D scanning application is part of Autodesk suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

RefWorks

Reference manager. Support for this software is available from Academic Liaison Librarians.

Revit

This architectural design application is part of Autodesk suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Rstudio

Development environment for R. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

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Safari

Internet browser included with MacOS. Please note there are some incompatibilities with some York St John Univeristy systems. We recommend Google Chrome as the preferred internet browser. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Safesend

Software for sending large or time-limited email attachments. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Scientia Syllabus

Timetabling client. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Scratch

Primary educational software for visual programming. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

ScratchJr

Loan iPad app - primary educational software for visual programming. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Screencast-o-matic

Screen recorder and video editor. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

SDL Trados

Computer assisted translation software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Shoulder 3D

Loan iPad app - 3D model of shoulder. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Sibelius

Music software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Simple City

Primary educational software for role play. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

SITS

Records management system accessible to staff only. Support for this software is provided by the Registry team.

Sketchbook

This 3D modelling application is part of Autodesk suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Sketchup Pro

3D drawing and modelling software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Sketchup Viewer

3D drawing viewer. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Skype

Loan iPad app for online video chat. Please note that this is not a York St John University application. We recommend Microsoft Teams for this function. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Skype for Business

Loan iPad app for online video chat. Support for this application is being withdrawn. We recommend Microsoft Teams for this function. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Smart Notebook

Smartboard teaching tool. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

SnapGene Viewer

DNA sequence viewer. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Socrative Student

Loan iPad app - student app for Socrative. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Socrative Teacher

Loan iPad app - teacher app for Socrative. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Sonocent recorder

Loan iPad app for recording audio and adding notes. Support for this software is provided by the Assistive Technologies Team.

Sourcetree

Git client. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Spatial Media

Metadata software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Spine 3D

Loan iPad app - 3D model of spine. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

SPSS Amos

Part of SPSS suite. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

SPSS Statistics

Statistical analysis software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Spyder

The Scientific Python Development Environment. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

SQL Report Builder

Application for SQL report building. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Stalker Stats

Radar gun software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Stata

Statistical analysis software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

StikbotStudio

Loan iPad app for stop motion animation. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Stop-Motion Studio

Loan iPad app for stop motion animation. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Stream

This video hosting application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Sway

This online slideshow application as available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

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Tableau Reader

Software for interacting with data visualisations. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Tapestry Mobile

Loan iPad app - primary educational software for learning journals. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Teams

This online meetings and file sharing application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

TechSmith Fuse

Loan iPad app for photo importing for Camtasia. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Terminal Four CMS

The content management system and editor for the York St John website. Support for this platform is providing by the Digital Experience team.

Textease Studio

Primary educational software for word processing. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

The Dementia-Friendly Home

Loan iPad app - virtual dementia-friendly home. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

The Waste Land

Loan iPad app - interactive text. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

timeDX

Psychological research tool. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Timetable

York St John University timetable which can be accessed via web, apps or calendars. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team (connecting to Timetable). Support for timetabling issues is provided by timetable@yorksj.ac.uk.

ToDo

This online to do planning application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Trados Studio

Translation environment. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Transcriber

Software for manual annotation of speech signals. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

TurnItIn

Software for checking originality of work. Student support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team. Staff support is provided by the Technology Enhanced Learning team.

Tutorial Booker

Withdrawn tutorial booking system. Please see Bookings above for the preferred alternative. Support for this software is now withdrawn.

Twinmotion

3D immersion software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Twitter

Social media application. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

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Virtual Organ Bath

Pharmacology simulation software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Visio Pro

Software for creating flowcharts and diagrams. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

VLC Player

Video media player. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

VNC Viewer

Staff only remote viewing and control application. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

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Webcam Viewer

Webcam viewing software. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Whiteboard

This shareable online whiteboard application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Windows

Operating system. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Windows Movie Maker 2012

Simple video editing application. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Wink

Presentation creation aimed at how to use software. Support for this software is provided by your academic school.

Word

This online or downloadable word processing application is available as part of your Microsoft 365 subscription. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

WordPress

Blogging platform administered by York St John University. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

WPM Online Store

The online store for the York St John University website. Support for this software is provided by the Digital Training team.

Write-N-Cite (includes Word)

RefWorks add-in for Word. Support for this software is providded by Academic Liaison Librarians.

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YouTube

Video hosting website. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

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Zoom

Online video meetings application. Please note that Teams is the York St John University preferred online meeting tool. Limited support for this software is available from the Digital Training team.

Zotero

Reference manager. Support for this software is provided by Academic Liaison Librarians.

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