Tech Documentation

'Academic Software' Archive

Accessing Adobe Software (Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.)

Posted August 7, 2019

Lab Computers: Bryn Mawr College community members will be prompted to enter their Bryn Mawr username and password each time they use 2019 Adobe software. Haverford and Swarthmore community members can access Adobe software in Bryn Mawr College labs and classrooms by signing up for a free Adobe ID at Adobe.com and using that credential […]

Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Posted January 31, 2019

Mathematica is now available in downloadable “Desktop” and cloud-hosted “Online” versions. Both are included in Bryn Mawr’s license. Mathematica Desktop is installed on all Bryn Mawr public library computers and many departmental teaching and lab machines. To access Mathematica Online, Wolfram|Alpha Pro or install Mathematica Desktop on other machines, please follow the directions for Getting Access […]

Classroom and Computer Lab Software

Posted July 21, 2017

The following software is commonly available on all public lab computers and classrooms. Software for specific labs is listed further down. Software Installed (Windows 10) All software from the Standard Configuration Adobe Creative Cloud (Full Suite of Products Labs Only) All software from the Office Image ArcGIS ChemDraw Google Earth Pro Mathematica Audacity Deep Freeze Financial […]

Standard Software Configurations on College Computers

Posted July 21, 2017

The following software is commonly available on all newly imaged computers. Older computers may have a package which varies. Additional software is installed in public labs and classrooms. Software Installed (Windows 10) 7-Zip Adobe Acrobat DC ArtStor OIV Audacity CDBurnerXP Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Adobe Flash Player Microsoft Internet Explorer iTunes iCloud Java Office (Word, […]

Personal Computer Services, Software, and Purchasing

Posted July 20, 2017

Software for College-owned computers You can obtain many packages at the click of a mouse by using Software Center on see Windows or macOS. Having trouble?  Don’t see what you’re looking for? Have another question? Please contact the Help Desk at x7440 or email help@brynmawr.edu for information about software on your office or college-owned computer (including grant or college-funded […]

Obtaining ChemDraw

Posted July 20, 2017

Current faculty, staff and students of Bryn Mawr College have the ability to obtain ChemDraw free of charge as part of a Bryn Mawr site license. This applies only to current College affiliates with a valid Bryn Mawr e-mail address. This software via download is available both for Windows and for macOS. This download should not be […]

Installing Read&Write Literacy Software

Posted July 19, 2016

Read&Write software is free for current community members to download and install on any College- or personally-owned computer or tablet. To install Read&Write:   Read&Write for Mac Visit https://www.texthelp.com/en-us/products/read-write/ and click Try Now Select Mac OS when presented with a gray bar to choose your operating system Please see Figure A Click on the Install button […]

Adobe Help and Resources

Posted July 24, 2013

Bryn Mawr College computers have access to various Adobe software packages, including Illustrator, Photoshop and Presenter. Assistance for these products and many others is available at LinkedIn Learning. Still have questions? Check out Adobe’s Help and Resources for each of these products: Adobe Acrobat Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Presenter If you don’t see the […]

Changing the Default PDF Reader in Firefox

Posted June 7, 2013

In recent updates to the Firefox browser, Mozilla has released a built-in PDF viewer which is automatically installed in Firefox. The viewer generally works the same as Adobe Reader, but has caused some changes. Some PDF documents which formerly printed in a landscape format now automatically print in portrait format, and URLs are automatically printed […]

Installing Programs and Printers via Software Center for Mac

Posted February 28, 2013

College-owned Mac computers have the option to install printers and some programs automatically via the Software Center utility. Software Center provides access to easily install College printers, programs, software updates, and more. To install a program through Software Center, follow the instructions below. If you need to install a program or printer that does not […]

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