Applications

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

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Posted on: March 14, 2013
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FileMaker, Inc.'s FileMaker Pro is the database program recommended for ISC's clients, including off-campus students and is in common use at Penn. FileMaker Pro can be used to build flat file and relational databases from raw data...

Posted on: March 14, 2013
Supported Product

Fetch Softwork's Fetch is the supported and recommended FTP client for OS X file transfers. Fetch has a graphical interface for FTP that lets you log onto any host running an FTP server to download software. Fetch can be used for...

Posted on: March 14, 2013
Supported Product

Microsoft released Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 SP1 on November 7th, 2013. Microsoft plans to push out Internet Explorer 11 to computers running Windows 7 as an Important update via Automatic Update within the next few weeks....

Posted on: March 14, 2013
Supported Product

Microsoft Excel is the University's supported and recommended spreadsheet and numerical analysis application for both OS X and Windows. Microsoft Excel can be used to enter, edit, parse, and format data; write formulas; generate...

Posted on: March 14, 2013

This document provides instructions for configuring Microsoft Entourage 2008 EWS for use with Microsoft Exchange-based email and calendaring.

Entourage 2008 is one of several email clients in use on campus and is not supported by all Schools...

Posted on: March 13, 2013

Security Advisory: multiple security vendors have reported and Adobe has acknowledged vulnerabilities in versions of Flash Player for OS X and Windows prior to 11.6.602.171. ISC strongly suggests upgrading to Flash Player 11.6.602.171. For more...

Posted on: March 12, 2013

Skype is a proprietary software application which allows users to make inexpensive or free voice calls over the Internet. Skype also supports video conferencing for as many as ten users.

Skype is not a supported application at Penn, but is in...

Posted on: March 12, 2013

Important Note: Some Schools and Centers have standardized on the use of specific video conferencing applications, and may have licensed or negotiated discounted services for their faculty and staff. Information Systems & Computing (ISC) strongly...

Posted on: March 11, 2013

Symantec Drive Encryption (formerly known as PGP Whole Disk Encryption or WDE) provides comprehensive disk encryption, enabling protection for data on desktops, notebooks, and removable media. The encrypted data is continuously safeguarded from...