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AbiWord Windows, Mac, Linux
AbiWord
By AbiSource
For Everybody

AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word. It is suitable for typing papers, letters, reports, memos, and so forth.

For additional information, please refer to: AbiWord: LSU Overview.

Adobe Reader Windows, Mac, Linux
Adobe Reader
By Adobe
For Everybody

Lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

For additional information about Adobe Reader, see : Adobe Reader: LSU Overview.

Windows & Linux:
Due to an increase in security issues, you should consider using Foxit Reader instead.

EndNote Windows, Mac
EndNote
By Thomson Reuters
For Students, Faculty, Staff

EndNote gives you the tools you need for searching, organizing and sharing your research. It allows you to easily create bibliographies while writing papers, and includes features like finding full text for your references and automatically updating records. It also has syncing capabilities which let you access all of your references, attachments, and groups from anywhere.

For additional information, please refer to: Endnote: LSU Overview.

Licensing: 

LSU faculty, staff and students eligible.

Faculty and staff members must be employed according to criteria defined by the LSU Department of Human Resource Management.

Evernote Windows, Mac
Evernote
By Evernote
For Everybody

Evernote allows you to easily capture any moment, idea, inspiration, or experience whenever you want using whichever device or platform you find most convenient, and then to make all of that information easy to find, even when offline.

For additional information, please refer to Evernote: LSU Overview.

Mac users: Evernote can be downloaded from the Mac App Store

Windows users: Evernote Touch can be downloaded from the Microsoft App Store

Foxit Reader Windows, Mac, Linux
Foxit Reader
By Foxit Software
For Everybody

A smaller, faster alternative for Adobe Acrobat Reader. It lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files..

For additional information about this software, please see this GROK article: Foxit Reader: LSU Overview.

Jarnal Windows, Mac, Linux
By David K. Levine, Gunnar Teege, and Gerhard Hagerer
For Everybody

Jarnal is a Java-based application for notetaking, sketching, keeping a journal, making a presentation, annotating a document, or collaborating using a stylus, mouse or keyboard. It is similar to Microsoft Windows Journal and to the earlier Mimeo whiteboarding and Palm notepad applications.

For additional information, please refer to: Jarnal: LSU Overview.

LibreOffice Windows, Mac, Linux
LibreOffice
By The Document Foundation
For Everybody

LibreOffice is the free power-packed Open Source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base.

For additional information, please refer to: LibreOffice: LSU Overview.

LibX Louisiana State Windows, Mac, Linux
LibX Louisiana State
By LibX Project
For Everybody

LibX Louisiana State Edition is an extension for Google Chrome and Firefox that provides direct access to your Library's resources. Search Louisiana State University's library catalog directly from the LibX toolbar or using the right-click context menu. LibX uses Google Scholar to search for articles and directs the user to the electronic copy subscribed to by the Library.

For additional assistance with this software, please see this GROK article: LibX Louisiana State Edition: LSU Overview.

Note: If prompted for a program to open the file type, browse for your web browser in your program files.
 

To access this resource, please go the the LibX Louisiana State Edition Page.

MacTeX
By TeX Users Group
For Everybody

MacTeX is a product produced by the MacTeX TeXnical working group of the TeX Users Group (TUG). It is the Macintosh component of the TeX Collection DVD, the reference edition of TeX distributed by TeX User Groups across the world.

For additional information, please refer to: MacTeX: LSU Overview.

Microsoft Office 365
By Microsoft
For Students, Faculty, Staff

To download and install Microsoft Office to your machine please refer to: Office365 ProPlus: LSU Overview.

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus is a subscription-based service plan for Microsoft Office. It is now freely available to LSU students, faculty, and staff.

Benefits

  • It includes all the features of the latest Office Professional Plus edition.
  • It can be installed on up to 5 different devices per user. (Mac, Windows, and mobile devices)
  • Users are able to deactivate devices and activate new ones at any time.
  • The account is tied to the user not to a particular device, so it allows seamless interaction between working on home and mobile devices.

Are the traditional editions of Microsoft Office still available on Tigerware?

Yes! the latest downloadable Office versions are available here:

Microsoft Office Enterprise
By Microsoft
For Students, Faculty, Staff

Microsoft Office is a suite of products developed by Microsoft which includes Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, Powerpoint, and Outlook.

Microsoft Office for Students
By Microsoft
For Students

Microsoft Office is a suite of products developed by Microsoft which includes Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, Powerpoint, and Outlook.

OpenOffice Windows, Mac, Linux
OpenOffice
By The Apache Software Foundation
For Everybody

OpenOffice is a multi-platform office productivity suite. It includes the key desktop applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, and drawing program, with a user interface and feature set similar to other office suites. Sophisticated and flexible, OpenOffice also works transparently with a variety of file formats, including those of Microsoft Office. OpenOffice also has the built-in ability to create .pdf files.

For additional information, please refer to: OpenOffice: LSU Overview. 

Overleaf Windows, Mac, Linux
Overleaf
By Overleaf
For Select Individuals and Groups

Overleaf is an online LaTeX and Rich Text collaborative writing and publishing tool that makes the whole process of writing, editing and publishing scientific documents much quicker and easier.

Scribus Windows, Mac, Linux
Scribus
By Scribus
For Everybody

Scribus is an open source desktop publishing application.

Linux Users: Scribus can be downloaded on the Scribus Download page.

By TeXShop
For Everybody

TeXShop is a TeX previewer for Mac OS X, written in Cocoa. Since pdf is a native file format on OS X, TeXShop uses "pdftex" and pdflatex" rather than "tex" and "latex" to typeset; these programs in the standard teTeX distribution of TeX produce pdf output instead of dvi output.

TurningPoint Windows, Mac
TurningPoint
By Turning Technologies
For Faculty, Staff

TurningPoint is the ultimate audience response system. With TurningPoint, your PowerPoint presentations become powerful data collection and assessments that collect real-time responses from participants..

For additional information about this software, see this GROK article: TurningPoint: LSU Overview

To download, please go to the TurningPoint Download page on the provider's website.

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