Common Software List & Supported Peripherals for VPC (for Staff and RPG Students)

A common set of software is installed on the VPCs.  The software list will be updated on a quarterly basis and software upgrades will be arranged by ITS through central deployment.

Windows10 (1909)

  • Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 2019 Professional Plus (Access, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)

Office suite

  • Microsoft Teams

Instant messaging, video conferencing, collaboration tool

  • Zoom

Instant messaging, video conferencing, collaboration tool

  • PDF-XChange PRO

PDF document editor and viewer

  • Notepad++

Text/source code editor

  • WinMerge

Text differencing/merging tool

  • SmartDraw 2018

Diagramming software

  • EndNote 20

Reference management software

  • AutoCAD

DWG TrueView 2018 Viewing AutoCAD data files
Power Automate Desktop Automating workflow

  • VLC Media Player

Multimedia player

  • IrfanView

Graphic viewer

  • GIMP

Image manipluation

  • 7-Zip

File archiving tool

  • FileZilla

FTP client FTP client

  • PuTTY

Terminal emulator

  • SPSS 26

Statistics analysis

  • AMOS 26

Structural equation modeling

  • MATLAB R2020a

Numeric computation and visualization

  • Microsoft Power BI

Desktop Data analytic

  • Visio 2016

(for specific licensed users in the Finance and Enterprises Office only)

  • Convene

Paperless meeting

  • Microsoft Silverlight 5
  • AutoCAD 2017

(for specific licensed users in the Estates Office only)

Supported Peripherals

  • Hand writing device

PenPower EZ Go Pro Writing Pad

  • USB webcam

Please refer to the FAQ here for the supported webcam list; or purchase a pre-tested webcam and earphone set through CF36.

camera and earphone

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