While you're enrolled at Swinburne, you have access to a wide range of software and apps to enhance and assist with your studies.

Find out what software you can access on Hawthorn library computers.

Adobe  

Swinburne uses the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications under a shared device licence model. This means staff and students are required to login with their Swinburne provided Adobe ID prior to using an Adobe application. See our Adobe CC 2019 guide for more information.

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Apps on Demand

Apps on Demand is a service that allows users to run applications in a virtualised environment. It provides staff and students access to a range of Swinburne applications from any Mac or Windows lab, including the Library.

Please check Apps on Demand for other software and use Sharefile to save your work. Additional software is available on Desktop computers in the Library.

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Library level 1: Computers and software

You can find computers, softwares and apps available for use throughout the library. Computers can be identified by faculty (Business, Design, Engineering, and Information and Communication Technology) and by their computer name. Each computer has a name for easy locating when booked. 

Here are the computer names listed by faculty and the corresponding available software:

Faculty/Discipline Software
Business
LB1W-BUS-059 – LB1W-BUS-100
  • NodeXL
Design
LB1W-DES-001 – LB1W-DES-022
  • Asteroid 5 Extensis Universal Type Client Foodworks 9 Nvivo 12
Engineering
LB1W-ENG-023 – LB1W-ENG-058
LB1W-ENG-085 – LB1W-ENG-100
  • MDSolids 4.0 
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.35 
  • National Instrument Circuit Design Suit 14 
  • PTC Pro Creo 5.0. 
  • Python 3.7.3
  • SpaceGass 12.6 Strand7 
  • VMWare Player 14 
  • Xilinx ISE Design Suite 14
Information and Communication Technology
LB1W-ICT-101 – LB1W-ICT-116
LB1E-ICT-001 – LB1E-ICT-016
  • Arduino 1.8.5 
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.35 
  • MinGW with MSYS 
  • Python 3.7.3 
  • Ruby 2.5

Mac computers

Mac computers can be found in Level 1 West (LB1W) , Level 1 East (LB1E) and Level 5 Centre (LB5C) of the library with the following names:

  • LB1W-MAC-001 to LB1W-MAC-025
  • LB1E-MAC-001 to LB1E-MAC-020 
  • LB5C-MAC-001 to LB5C-MAC-012

Mac computers have the following software installed or available for installation:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2019 (After Effects, Audition, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Acrobat, Bridge, Animate, Incopy, Media Encoder, Muse, Prelude, Scout, SpeedGrade)
  • Autodesk 2018 (AutoCad, Maya, Mudbox, Sketchbook Pro)
  • Android Studio
  • Axure RP8 and RP9
  • Citrix Workspace
  • Davinci Resolve 16
  • Endnote X9
  • Audacity
  • Filezilla
  • Google Chrome
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 26
  • Matlab 2018b
  • Microsoft Office 2019 (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Wolfram Mathematica 11
  • Mono Framework
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Netbeans 8.2
  • Pages
  • Sublime Text
  • Skitch
  • Textmate
  • Wacom Tablet Utility
  • Xamarin
  • Xcode

Windows computers

All Microsoft Windows desktops located throughout the library have the following software installed or available for installation: 

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2019 Full Suite (After Effects, Audition, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premier Pro, Acrobat, Bridge, Animate, Incopy, Media Encoder, Muse, Prelude, Scout, SpeedGrade)
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Atom 1.34
  • Citrix Workspace 
  • EndNote X9
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 2016 (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)
  • Mozilla Firefox 
  • Notepad++
  • Sound English
  • VLC Media Player
  • WinSCP 

Laptops you can borrow

Lenovo laptops are available to use and borrow, and come with the following software installed or available for installation:

Lenovo — Windows 10:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2019 Full Suite (After Effects, Audition, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premier Pro, Acrobat, Bridge, Animate, Incopy, Media Encoder, Muse, Prelude, Scout, SpeedGrade)
  • Autodesk 2020 (AutoCAD and Revit)
  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Endnote X9
  • IBM SPSS Statistics & Amos 26
  • Microsoft Office 2016 (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)
  • Notepad++

Please note:

  • Autodesk 2020 and IBM SPSS software require Swinburne VPN to activate license. Please use Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client to connect to Swinburne VPN at home before starting the application. For more information, contact the Rovers Service Desk by calling +61 3 9214 8591 or emailing them
  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2019 requires the user to connect to the internet and sign in before using the applications. Please sign in with your Swinburne email address and password. 
  • If you are looking to use software that is not on this list, please call IT Services on +61 3 9214 5000 to discuss availability. 
  • This list of available computers, apps and software is subject to change.

Need more information?

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