Various software packages are available to Computer Science students for free or for a nominal fee.
Microsoft Academic AllianceThe Department maintains a subscription to the Microsoft Academic Alliance which provides staff and Computer Science students with access to a large portfolio of Microsoft software. For more information about the Microsoft Academic Alliance program see the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance web site.
For more information about what software is please contact the Windows Systems Administrator, Freddy Adekayode. by sending an email to email@example.com.
To request software, download the MSDN AA software request form, open it in Adobe Acrobat Reader, fill in the forms fields, save the form any where on your computer, attach it to an email message and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free and Open Source SoftwareA large amount of free and open-source software is available on the UCT campus through the UCT Linux Enthusiasts Group (LEG). This includes various linux distributions, software such as Mozilla Firefox and OpenOffice.org.
A lot of this software is also available on the Freedom Toaster on the ground floor of the Computer Science Building which can be used to write CDs and DVDs.
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