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

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 (21H2)

  • 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

  • Foxit PDF Editor

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 2023 Viewing AutoCAD data files

  • VLC Media Player

Multimedia player

  • IrfanView

Graphic viewer

  • GIMP

Image manipluation

  • 7-Zip

File archiving tool

  • FileZilla

FTP client FTP client

  • PuTTY

Terminal emulator

  • R (version 4.2.0, x64)

    a software environment for statistical computing and graphics

  • Rstudio (version 4.2.0)

    a set of integrated tools designed to help using R in a more productive way. It includes a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution, as well as tools for plotting, history, debugging and workspace management

  • SPSS 28

Statistics analysis

  • AMOS 28

Structural equation modeling

  • MATLAB R2022a

Numeric computation and visualization

  • Microsoft Power BI

Desktop Data analytic

  • Visio 2016

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

  • Microsoft Silverlight 5
  • Power Automate Desktop Automating workflow
  • AutoCAD 2023

(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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