Software

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

Recommended Articles

All Software Articles

Posted on: April 11, 2014

On Tuesday, April 8, Microsoft released "Windows 8.1 Update", the second significant update for Windows 8 since its release in October 2012.

Information Systems & Computing (ISC) and other groups across campus have tested Windows 8.1 Update...

Posted on: March 18, 2014
Background

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will officially end support for Windows XP. After that date, Microsoft will not release any security, reliability, or compatibility updates or patches for Windows XP, nor will they provide support to solve issues...

Posted on: March 12, 2014

On March 10, 2014, Apple released iOS 7.1, the first major update to iOS since the release of iOS 7 last September. This update includes multiple improvements and bug fixes and is available for all iOS 7-compatible devices (iPhone 4 and newer, iPad 2...

Posted on: March 11, 2014

This page contains known issues with Windows 8 and identifies workarounds when they have been identified.

Posted on: March 7, 2014

This list comprises the University's recommendations for mobile apps that are generally class-leading and/or in wide use at Penn, or support a specific Penn service. If there are any categories or apps that you believe to be useful to the broader Penn...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

Microsoft is officially ending support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. After this date, Microsoft will not release any security, reliability, or compatibility updates or patches for Windows XP nor will they provide support to solve issues with this...

Posted on: October 7, 2013

OS X 10.9 Mavericks, formally announced on June 10, 2013, is the ninth significant update to OS X, Apple's desktop operating system. It became available exclusively from the Mac App Store on October 22, 2013. Information Systems & Computing (ISC)...

Posted on: September 6, 2013

ISC tests a variety of apps and services for functionality on new iOS devices and major operating system updates. Preliminary testing is with a baseline set of apps, though there may be other apps relevant to individual Schools and Centers. Full list...

Posted on: August 21, 2013

On September 18, 2013, Apple released iOS 7, a highly redesigned version of its mobile operating system. iOS 7 is compatible with the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, fifth generation iPod Touches, and the iPad 2 and newer (fourth generation iPod...

Posted on: July 9, 2013

On October 17, 2013, Microsoft released Windows 8.1, the first significant update to Windows 8 since its debut in October 2012. Many hardware manufacturers (including Dell, Lenovo, and Microsoft) are releasing products coinciding with this update's...