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How to acquire software for your computer

If you need software for your computer, Instructional Computing's Software Depot has a vast library of software for both Mac and Windows at (usually discounted) educational prices. https://secureweb.ic.ucsb.edu/softwaredepot/login/

Here is a sample of some of their most popular software:

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 9
  • Microsoft Office for Mac 2008
  • Apple MacOS Leopard 10.5
  • Thomson EndNote X3
  • Microsoft Windows Pro Upgrade 7
  • Apple iWorks 08
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus Suite 2007
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Pro 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP3

Log in with your UCSBnetID at Software Depot and find the software you'd like to purchase, then simply fill out a help request and provide a link to the software as well as a funding source.

Note: Most software purchases are for licenses only, as such, they do not include the physical media. However, the media can be checked out for 24-hours from Software Depot to perform the required installations or requested at any time in the future to perform re-installations.



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