Applications

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

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Posted on: March 19, 2013
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Microsoft's Outlook 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2013 and Entourage 2008 EWS are 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...

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

Important note: BEN Application users should refer to the BEN Desktop Standards Document for information about text-based network access clients that have been approved for use with BEN.

OpenText's HostExplorer is the University's supported and...

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.

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 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 typography,...