Applications

Software application information for the Penn community, including Penn's Supported Products.

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Posted on: March 20, 2013
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Apple's QuickTime is recommended software for viewing files that contain graphics, sound, video, text, and music. QuickTime also allows you to view movies and QuickTime VR (Virtual Reality) panoramas and objects directly in your Web...

Posted on: March 20, 2013
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PowerPoint is the University's supported and recommended presentation graphics program for both OS X and Windows. It can be used to create overheads, onscreen electronic presentations, and handouts. PowerPoint features customizable...

Posted on: March 20, 2013
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Pidgin is a supported instant messaging client for Windows. Instant messaging is the the exchange of typed messages between computer users in real time via the Internet. Pidgin supports chat services and protocols such as AIM, ICQ,...

Posted on: March 19, 2013
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Mozilla.org's Thunderbird is among several email clients in use on campus, and is not supported by all schools and units. Please refer to the document Email Specifications by School article or speak with your Local Support Provider (...

Posted on: March 19, 2013
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Symantec Endpoint Protection is recommended for use at the University. It checks hard drives, removable media, and email attachments for known computer viruses and removes any that it finds, including macro viruses. It also monitor...

Posted on: March 19, 2013
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Microsoft's Outlook 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2016 are among several email clients in use on campus, and is not supported by all Schools and Centers. Please refer to the document Email Specifications by School, or speak with your local...

Posted on: March 19, 2013
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Microsoft's Office is a suite of applications that includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for both Windows and OS X computers.

Word is the University's supported and recommended word processing program. It can be used to create...

Posted on: March 19, 2013
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Apple's Messages (previously known as iChat in OS X Lion 10.7 and OS X Snow Leopard 10.6) is a supported instant messaging client for OS X. Instant messaging is the the exchange of typed messages between computer users in real time...

Posted on: March 18, 2013
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Windows Media Player is a recommended product for watching or listening to streaming multimedia files on the web. 

Posted on: March 18, 2013
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OpenText's HostExplorer is the University's supported and recommended Kerberos Telnet and TN 3270 client for Windows PCs with connections to PennNet. HostExplorer is also a supported product for VT100 terminal emulation.

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