Quicklinks: Adobe, ArcGIS, Autodesk, Energy Plus, , eQUEST, Google Earth Pro,
Grasshopper for Rhino, Microsoft, Revolution Analytics, Rhino, SketchUp, SPSS, V-Ray for Rhino or SketchUp, ArchVision
The Adobe Creative Cloud Student Edition for UT Austin students is available through the Campus Computer Store's online portal. Just go to: https://store.hied.com/select/campuscomputer. Login with your EID and the ‘Creative Cloud Student Edition’ for $74.99 is half way down the page. The icon looks like this:
As part of the campus site license - School of Architecture students can get free 1 year licenses for ArcGIS for their personally owned computers. Below is the process:
- Go to the Technology Service Desk with your UT ID Card and request an ArcGIS license - the desk staff will record your name and EID and email you the license code number.
- Follow these Activation, Download and Installation Instructions.
Autodesk is distributing free to students the latest educational versions of its CAD and parametric modeling software:
In order to get your free download you must have a valid .edu email address and follow go to http://students.autodesk.com/ to get a license code. You can also save time by downloading the software from our mirror server on campus, directions can be found at https://wikis.utexas.edu/display/SOAdigitech/Software+Downloads.
Energy Plus, OpenStudio and OpenStudio Plugin for Sketchup
This suite of energy modeling applications for Windows or OS-X is available for download through the U.S. Department of Energy website at: http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/energyplus/
This building energy simulation tool for Windows is available for download at: http://www.doe2.com/equest/
Google Earth Pro
Google Earth Pro is a free software, you can download it here: www.google.com/intl/en/earth/download/gep/agree.html
Although free, it still requires a license key. Use your email address and the key GEPFREE to sign in.
The Campus Computer Store offers a variety of Microsoft software at reduced prices. Software packages include:
- Windows 10 Education: $19.99
- Office 365: FREE - just log in with your UT EID at https://office365.austin.utexas.edu and you can use online apps or download the most recent version.
This robust statistical and numerical analysis application is built on the renowned R Project for Statistical Computing (www.r-project.org). Free student licenses can be downloaded at: www.revolutionanalytics.com.
Rhino 6.0 3D modeling and NURBS software can be purchased at the Technology Lab Service Desk for $95.
SketchUp makes their cross-platform rapid modeling and sketching program available for free through their website: www.sketchup.com.
SketchUp Pro for Education (1 year license) is available for $49 direct at: https://www.sketchup.com/3Dfor/education-students
The Campus Computer Store offers a one-year license of the SPSS Grad Pack for $99. This software will run on Windows and Mac OS-X. Due to licensing costs, there are 5 floating network licenses for SPSS available on the computers in the computer classrooms.
V-Ray for Rhino or SketchUp
Student versions of V-Ray for Rhino and 3DS Max are available at: https://store.chaosgroup.com/products/educational?gclid=Cj0KCQjw77TbBRDtARIsAC4l83ll8_hLrhufCCfKXu6X7ggw4ozkUeXfvHK1sXDCpsfzf4jYk67t8pYaAupZEALw_wcB. The cost is $99 per year per platform.
If you would like to request a student version of ArchVision RPC - email email@example.com