Applications

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

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Posted on: March 18, 2013
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Flip4Mac is a program for watching or listening to Windows Media Player-compatible multimedia files on OS X. Since Microsoft is no longer updating Windows Media Player for OS X, Flip4Mac for OS X is on the supported products list for...

Posted on: March 18, 2013
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Adobe's Flash Player is a recommended plug-in for viewing multimedia files on the web. With Flash installed, you can view animations, hear streaming audio, and participate in interactive demos. To check for current versions of all...

Posted on: March 18, 2013
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Adium is a supported instant messaging client for OS X. Instant messaging is the the exchange of typed messages between computer users in real time via the Internet.

Adium was patched in late January 2016 to fix an issue with...

Posted on: March 18, 2013
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XpressConnect is the University's supported and recommended application for configuring your device to access AirPennNet.

Posted on: March 15, 2013
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Adobe's Acrobat Reader is the recommended application for viewing PDF (Portable Document Format) files on the web. PDF documents are derived from documents created in other applications, such as InDesign or Excel, and retain the...

Posted on: March 15, 2013
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Apple's Mail 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, or speak with your local support provider to find out which e-...

Posted on: March 15, 2013
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Chrome is a web browser released by Google.

All versions of Chrome automatically update to the latest available version. Information Systems & Computing (ISC) strongly suggests allowing these update processes to complete...

Posted on: March 15, 2013
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databeast Inc.'s dataComet-Secure is the recommended text-based network access client for OS X. dataComet-Secure supports Kerberized Telnet, TN3270, SSH1, and SSH2.

This version of dataComet-Secure has been configured to...

Posted on: March 15, 2013
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Adobe Dreamweaver is the HTML/web authoring software application recommended for ISC's clients, including off-campus students. Dreamweaver is a solution for professional web site design and production. You can develop web sites,...

Posted on: March 14, 2013
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Mozilla.org's Firefox is a University supported web browser for Windows and OS X.

Note: Many schools and units have standardized on the use of specific applications and operating systems. Faculty and staff should speak to...