Software

Oxford University IT Services manages a wide range of software university-wide site licenses. Please check the full list of site-licensed-software for details about the product you are interested in. Each software licensing agreement has its own specific details restricting use and availability.

Please check if IT staff have the media before buying/ordering the licence from the IT Services shop. Software to be installed on Department owned machines should generally be purchased with a department requisition form, following the Department guidelines for purchasing, whereupon the finance office automatically add the SoftwareCardID to the purchase order. 

General software

Specialist software

The following is a non-inclusive list of scientific software used in this Department. Contact itsupport@materials for more information.

Software Description Licensing OS Availability Media Charging
ABAQUS Finite element modelling software Annual contribution to Abaqus license pool via Engineering. Windows
Linux
Available on SGR and AJW group desktops under windows. Contact IT support. Annual contribution
CasaXPS Analysis of spectral and imaging data. XPS, Auger, ToF SIMS, dynamic SIMS and many more. Site license. Windows Installed on XPS control computers but can be install on other computers too. Download CasaXPS. License code available from robert.Jacobs@chem.ox.ac.uk or omcs@materials.ox.ac.uk or IT support Free (Paid by Chem?)
CASTEP density functional theory modelling software Licensed to academia via UKCP consortium. Linux Available in MML Contact IT support or Jonathan Yates Free
ChemBioOffice Full suite of tools for chemistry & biology Site licensed via Chemistry for work and home until 14 Sept 2014 Windows
Mac
Some desktop/laptops download from chemstry Free (Paid by Chem)
COMSOL Multiphysics simulation environment - finite element modelling Two floating network licenses. Modules in support: ACDC, RF; Windows
Linux
Mac
Installed on user desktops/laptops. Instructions for COMSOL Annual maintenance (Paid by PSG/HBh)
Crystalmaker, CrystalDiffract and SingleCrystal Crystal structure and crystallography software Site licensed via Chemistry for work and home until 31 August 2014 Windows
Mac
Some desktop/laptops download from chemstry Free (Paid by Chem)
Labview graphical programming for test, measurement and control Annual contribution to site-license. Details at Physics and also License info Windows
Mac
Linux
Various group laboratories. Contact IT support Annual contribution
MAPLE mathematical software Site-licensed through OUCS but Materials does not take part. Windows
Mac
Linux
Not available. (use Mathematica or Matlab) Contact IT support Annual contribution
MATHEMATICA mathematical modelling software Annual contribution to site-license Windows
Mac
Linux
Available on MML linux desktops and many user desktops/laptops. Instructions for Mathematica Free (Paid by Dept)
MATLAB Mathematical modelling and data analysis. Annual site license paid centrally Windows
Mac
Linux
Available on many desktops and laptops. Instructions for Matlab Free (Paid centrally)
ORIGIN Graphing and data analysis Annual contribution to site-license Windows Available on many desktops and laptops. Instructions for Origin Free (Paid by Dept)
VASP ab-initio quantum-mechanical molecular dynamics modeling Five-user license bought by MML Linux Available in MML. Contact IT support Bought by MML