Cyberduck is a open source FTP and SFTP (SSH Secure File Transfer) browser licensed under the GPL with an easy to use interface, integration with external editors and support for many Mac OS X system technologies such as Spotlight, Bonjour, the Keychain and AppleScript.
Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot floppy that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction.
For additional information about this software, please see this GROK article: DBAN: LSU Overview
Eclipse is an open source software development project dedicated to providing a robust, full-featured, commercial-quality, industry platform for the development of highly integrated tools.
To download Eclipse, please go to Eclipse's website.
For additional information regarding this software, please see this GROK article: Eclipse: LSU Overview.
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.
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 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
FileZilla is a fast and reliable FTP client and server with lots of useful features and an intuitive interface.
For more information about this software, see this GROK article: FileZilla: LSU Overview
To download FileZilla, please go to the FileZilla download page.
FreeMat is a free environment for rapid engineering and scientific prototyping and data processing. It is similar to commercial systems such as MATLAB from Mathworks, and IDL from Research Systems, but is Open Source. FreeMat includes several novel features such as a codeless interface to external C/C++/FORTRAN code, parallel/distributed algorithm development (via MPI), and plotting and visualization capabilities.
For additional information, please refer to: FreeMat: LSU Overview.
GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. The terms of usage and rules about copying are clearly listed in the GNU General Public License.
For additional information, please refer to: GIMP: LSU Overview.
Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
For additional information regarding this software, please see this GROK article: Chrome: LSU Overview.
To download Chrome, go to the Google Chrome Download Page.
this is a Geographic Information System (GIS) used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics/maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization. GRASS is currently used in academic and commercial settings around the world, as well as by many governmental agencies and environmental consulting companies.
For additional information, please refer to: GRASS: LSU Overview.
HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder. It can convert videos of nearly any format, including most common multimedia files that libavformat and libavcodec support.
Possible output formats include:
For additional information, please refer to: HandBrake: LSU Overview.
imgSeek is a photo collection manager and viewer with content-based search and many other features. The query is expressed either as a rough sketch painted by the user or as another image you supply (or an image in your collection).
For additional information, please refer to: imgSeek: LSU Overview.
IntelliJ IDEA is JetBrains's Java IDE. Every aspect of IntelliJ IDEA is specifically designed to maximize developer productivity. Together, powerful static code analysis and ergonomic design make development not only productive but also an enjoyable experience. IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate, which is the version of IntelliJ that JetBrains has made available to students for free, includes a complete toolset for JVM-based web, mobile, and enterprise development.
If you would like to download IntelliJ IDEA Ultimate for free, please see the following TigerWare article: JetBrains Student Pricing
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.