Available Software

  • Contact Information, Technology & Digital Services (ITDS)

    Telephone: 0141 848 3999
    Ayr: 4.022
    Dumfries: Dudgeon House E1.4
    Hamilton: A212
    Paisley: Library level 3
    Hours: 08:45-21:00 (Mon-Thu), 08:45-16:30 (Fri)
    Email: helpdesk@uws.ac.uk

  • Office365
  • Software Available in Student Labs

    • Standard software
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      The following software is installed in all student labs as part of a standard image :

      Windows 7 Enterprise x64 w\IE11
      .NET
      7 Zip
      Adobe AIR
      Adobe Flash Player
      Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
      Adobe Shockwave
      Artweaver
      Audacity
      Balabolka (Assistive software)
      Endnote & UWS Harvard Style
      Evernote
      FileOpen Client
      Filezilla
      GIMP
      Google Chrome
      Inspiration (Assistive software)
      Java Runtime Environment
      Java Development Kit
      Microsoft Office
      Microsoft Project
      Microsoft Visio
      Mozilla Firefox
      Notepad ++
      Putty
      Quicktime
      Read & Write Gold + CereProc Voices (Assistive software)
      SPSS
      Virtual PC
      VLC
      Windows Essentials
      XnConvert
      XnView
      XVid Codec

    • Specialist software
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      Additional specialist software is available in some labs across all four campuses and your lecturer will be able to give you more information
  • Office Training Links

    • Word
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      Office.com - Word 2013 training courses, videos and tutorials - links to training videos at Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level including Custom Margins; Tables of Contents (TOCs); Spell-check; Track Changes; Footnotes; Orientation; Styles and Mail Merge

      Office.com - Word 2010 training courses, videos and tutorials - Office 2010 and Office 2013 are similar - this page has links to Word 2010 training materials including Create accessible Word documents; Word 2010 keyboard shortcuts; Word 2010 tips and tricks; Create and customise a table of contents and Get control of page numbers, headers, and footers

      GCF LearnFree.org - Word 2013 - training materials from beginner to advanced level including Word Basics; Working with Text; Working with Objects; Reviewing Documents and Doing More with Word

      Office.com - Word 2016 for Mac training - links to Word 2016 for Mac basics; What's new in Office 2016 for Mac?; Office 2016 for Mac Quick Start Guides and Word 2016 for Mac Help

    • Excel
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      Office.com - Excel 2013 training courses, videos and tutorials - links to training videos at Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level including Add numbers in Excel 2013; Basic math in Excel; Create a Chart; Freeze or lock panes; Understand and use cell references; Use AutoFill and Flash Fill; Add or subtract time; Insert headers and footers; Sort and filter data; Use conditional formatting; VLOOKUP: When and how to use it; Advanced IF functions; Create and manage drop-down lists and Create a PivotTable and analyse your data

      Office.com - Excel 2010 training courses, videos and tutorials - Office 2010 and Office 2013 are similar - this page has links to Excel 2010 training materials including Excel 2010 keyboard shortcuts; How to create a basic chart in Excel 2010; Plan payments and savings in Excel 2010; The IF function: what it is and how to use it and Use Excel tables to manage information

      GCF LearnFree.org - Excel 2013 - training materials from beginner to advanced level including Excel Basics, Formulas and Functions, Working with Data and Doing More with Excel

      Office.com - Excel 2016 for Mac training - links to Excel 2016 for Mac basics; What's new in Office 2016 for Mac?; Office 2016 for Mac Quick Start Guides and Excel 2016 for Mac Help 

    • PowerPoint
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      Office.com - PowerPoint 2013 training courses, videos and tutorials - links to training videos at Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level including Apply and change a theme; Apply transitions between slides; Highlight text and change fonts; Print slides, notes, or handouts; Crop a picture to fit a shape; Group shapes or pictures; Add a sound effect to a transition; Add sound effects to an animation; Animate pictures, clip art, text, and other objects; Design motion paths; Rehearse timings for a slide show and Trigger an animation effect

      Office.com - PowerPoint 2010 training courses, videos and tutorials - Office 2010 and Office 2013 are similar - this page has links to PowerPoint 2010 training materials including Animations and transitions; Charts and diagrams; Insert video into your presentation; PowerPoint 2010 keyboard shortcuts; PowerPoint 2010 tips and tricks; Put your photos into PowerPoint and Going further with animations

      GCF LearnFree.org - PowerPoint 2013 - training materials from beginner to advanced level including PowerPoint Basics; Text & Objects; More Objects; Reviewing Presentations and Customising Presentations

      Office.com - PowerPoint 2016 for Mac training - links to PowerPoint 2016 for Mac basics; What's new in Office 2016 for Mac?; Office 2016 for Mac Quick Start Guides and PowerPoint 2016 for Mac Help

    • Office
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      Microsoft.com - Office Training - links to Office 2013, Office 2010 and Office 2007 training materials for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook

      Office.com - Office training and tutorials - links to Office 365 training; Office training for your PC; Office training for your Mac; Office training for your mobile device; Training for previous versions of Office and 15-minute Office webinars

      GCF LearnFree.org - Office 2013 training - links to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access 2013 training materials and a 'New Features in Office 2013' video