Supported Computing Products 2012-2013

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Supported Computing Products 2012-2013

The software in the tables below have been recommended by Information Systems & Computing (ISC) for general-purpose campuswide use. Many schools and units have standardized on the use of specific software. Faculty and staff should speak to their local support provider to determine what products are supported before selecting software.

About the tables: Follow the links to find more information about listed products and to locate download links for software that is distributed free of charge to Penn users.

Windows 8 is a significant update to Microsoft's Windows operating system. The official release date was October 26, 2012 and most Windows hardware vendors shipped at least some systems with Windows 8 installed in time for the 2012 winter holiday buying season. For more information, click here.

 

OS X Snow Leopard, Lion & Mountain Lion

Windows Vista SP2, 7 SP1 & 8

Database

Local standard/
FileMaker Pro 11.0.x & 12.0.x

Local standard/
FileMaker Pro 11.0.x & 12.0.x

Email - IMAP/POP

Thunderbird [current version]
also supported
Mail 4.5[10.6.x]
Mail 5.3[10.7.x]Mail 6.2[10.8.x]

Thunderbird [current version]
also supported
Outlook 2007 SP2
Outlook 2010 SP1

Email - Exchange 

Entourage 2008 EWS
Outlook 2011 SP2

Outlook 2007 SP2
Outlook 2010 SP1
Outlook 2013

FTP

Fetch 5.7.2 WS_FTP Professional 12.3

Instant Messaging

Adium 1.5.4
iChat 5.0.x [10.6.x]
iChat 6.0.x [10.7.x]
Messages 7.0.x [10.8.x]
Pidgin 2.10.6

Multimedia Players

Flash Player 11.6
QuickTime Player X   
Flip4Mac 3.x

Flash Player 11.6
QuickTime Player 7.7.x

Network Time

Built-in Built-in

Office Suite

Microsoft Office 2008 SP2 &
2011 SP2
Microsoft Office 2007 SP2,
2010 SP1, & 2013

 Presentation

PowerPoint 2008 SP2 & 2011 SP2 PowerPoint 2007 SP2, 2010 SP1, & 2013

Spreadsheet 

Excel 2008 SP2 & 2011 SP2 Excel 2007 SP2, 2010 SP1, & 2013

Word Processor 

Word 2008 SP2 & 2011 SP2 Word 2007 SP2, 2010 SP1, & 2013

Portable Documents (PDF)

Adobe Reader XI 11.0.2 Adobe Reader XI 11.0.2

Personal Firewall

Built-in Built-in

Kerberos Ticket Manager

Built-in (preferences installer available) Kerberos for Windows 3.2.2

802.1X Supplicant 

XpressConnect 4.0.x XpressConnect 4.0.x
contains SecureW2 Enterprise Client 3.5.x

Spyware/Adware Protection 

  Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2

Virus Protection 

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2

Whole Disk Encryption 

Symantec Drive Encryption Symantec Drive Encryption

Terminal Emulation - Kerberos VT100

dataComet-Secure 10.2.2 HostExplorer 14.0.10

Terminal Emulation - tn3270  

dataComet-Secure 10.2.2 HostExplorer 14.0.10

Terminal Emulation - Secure Shell 

dataComet-Secure 10.2.2 SecureCRT 7.0.2

Web Authoring

Dreamweaver CS5.x & CS6 Dreamweaver CS5.x & CS6

Web Browser

Firefox [current version]
Firefox 10esr
Safari 5.1.x
Safari 6.0.x
Chrome [current version]
Firefox [current version]
Firefox 10esr
Internet Explorer 8.0
Internet Explorer 9.0
Chrome [current version]

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Date Posted: March 13, 2013 Tags: Provider Resource, Supported Product

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