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Mathematica for Student Use Windows, Mac, Linux
Mathematica for Student Use
By Wolfram
For Students, Faculty, Staff

From simple calculator operations to large-scale programming and interactive-document preparation, Mathematica is the tool of choice at the frontiers of scientific research, in engineering analysis and modeling, in technical education from high school to graduate school, and wherever quantitative methods are used.

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

If a student experiences a barrier due to a disability, please contact Disability Services.

MathType Windows
By Wiris
For Select Individuals and Groups
MathType is a software application created by Design Science that allows the creation of mathematical notation for inclusion in desktop and web applications.
MATLAB Windows, Mac, Linux
By MathWorks
For Students, Faculty

MATLAB is a numerical computing environment and programming language. Created by The MathWorks, MATLAB allows easy matrix manipulation, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs in other languages. Although it specializes in numerical computing, an optional toolbox interfaces with the Maple symbolic engine, allowing it to be part of a full computer algebra system.

Students can use the software via VLAB and can download directly via the MatLab website using the following instructions: MatLab: Create a New Account or Sign In

Faculty, Staff, and Students can also access the software in on-campus Public Access Computer labs, in the LSU Library.

For additional information and how to access, see: MatLab: 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.

Office 365 is a productivity suite made available through Microsoft. It includes products such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and many more.

Please see the article below for more information on how to acquire Office:

Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
By Microsoft
For TSPs

Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection is intended for installation on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 clients.

Microsoft Teams Windows, Mac, Linux
Microsoft Teams
By Microsoft
For Everybody

Microsoft Teams is a robust communication and collaboration tool that includes real time chat and video conferencing, discussion groups and channels, a weekly interactive calendar, the ability to add app tabs such as Planner to your channels, and much more!

To download and install Microsoft Teams to your machine, please refer to: Microsoft Teams: LSU Overview.

Microsoft Windows Enterprise
By Microsoft
For Faculty, Staff, TSPs

Microsoft Windows is a family of personal computer operating systems developed by Microsoft.

Please note, Windows 10 is only available for download from TigerWare by departmental TSPs. Please contact your TSP should you need Windows 10.

Microsoft Windows for Students
By Microsoft
For Students

Microsoft Windows is a family of personal computer operating systems developed by Microsoft.

Windows is no longer available for download on Tigerware. Please download your copy of Windows 10 from lsu.onthehub.com

Microsoft Windows Server
By Microsoft
For TSPs

Windows Server is a group of operating systems designed by Microsoft that supports enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.

By Artlist Ltd.
For Select Individuals and Groups
Motion Array is a creative platform that allows unlimited download access to video templates, stock footage, photos, royalty-free music, and sound effects. The program functions by downloading any needed templates to the editing software being used, Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe After Effects, and adding to the project that is being worked on. Templates can be changed as far as colors and length of clips.
NVIDIA RTX vWS Subscription License
By Dell
For Select Individuals and Groups
The licenses allow our virtual machine use graphic cards that are installed on ESXi host.
OPUS Windows
By Bruker
For Students, Faculty, Staff

OPUS is a software that can be used to analyze and view infrared spectra collected on the LSU Chemistry Department’s Bruker Tensor 27 or Alpha FT-IR instruments.

By Camera Bits
For Select Individuals and Groups
Photo Mechanic is a photo sorting software that we use to speed up entry of names, dates, locations for metadata to help process the thousands of photos we take during events. It then helps us upload to our final archives and sort the files there based on that metadata.
PyMOL Windows
By Schrodinger
For Select Individuals and Groups
The software is for lab members to visualize protein structures and help us study protein functions and structures
Qualtrics Survey XM
By Qualtrics
For Select Individuals and Groups

Qualtrics Survey XM is a set of tools allowing for survey creation, administration, and analytics. For more information on Qualtrics, please see the following link:


By ReefMaster Software Ltd.
For Select Individuals and Groups
This software will be used to process sidescan sonar (sl3) data for a funded project through the CCA of Louisiana. ReefMaster software takes raw sonar data and processes it to produce a usable map/image of bottom structure. We will be using this software to produce images of a recently deployed artificial reef and map its structure location.
ReSharper Ultimate
By JetBrains
For Students, Faculty

ReSharper is a Visual Studio extension for .NET developers. It extends Visual Studio with over 1700 on-the-fly code inspections for C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, JavaScript, TypeScript and other technologies. For most inspections, ReSharper provides quick-fixes (light bulbs) to improve code in one way or another. ReSharper Ultimate includes ReSharper, ReSharper C++, dotCover, dotTrace, and dotMemory all bundled into one license. 

 If you would like to download ReSharper Ultimate for free, please see the following TigerWare article: JetBrains Student Pricing

Respondus Windows
By Respondus, Inc.
For Select Individuals and Groups

Respondus 4.0 is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be published directly to our LMS or printed for paper-based exams. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment and can also be moved from one LMS to another.

Additional information about the Respondus 4.0 software and the Respondus 4.0 Test Bank Network, a free service that allows instructors to access Respondus-compatible publisher test banks, is available at www.respondus.com/respondus.


  • Context-sensitive helpis available throughout the software by pressing the F1 key. It is also available by selecting “Help” from the toolbar.
  • Quick Start Guide, User Guides & Video Tutorials: https://web.respondus.com/he/respondus/resources/
SageMath Windows, Mac, Linux
By Sage
For Everybody

SageMath is free open source math software that supports research and teaching in algebra, geometry, number theory, cryptography, numerical computation, and related areas.

SAS Windows, Linux
By SAS Institute Inc.
For Students, Faculty, Staff

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market.

For additional information regarding this software, please see this GROK article: SAS: LSU Overview.

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