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Software

This section contains articles and information related to obtaining, installing, and using software available at the VTCRI.

  • Matlab - Renewing the current Matlab license

    The Matlab license expires each year on July 31 And you will see a message in Matlab similar to the one below as expiration approaches. STUDENTS: Please Start a Conversation to request the renewal. FA...

  • Renewing GraphPad Prism

    During the renewal process of GraphPad Prism a MachineID and your system name is required.  This MachineID identifies your unique system for licensing purposes. Follow the steps below to gather your M...

  • MatLab by Mathworks

    MatLab is an analysis package used to run complex calculations and create visualizations of data created by the Mathworks company. If you are running MatLab on a high-resolution display on a Linux OS ...

  • Obtaining Microsoft Office and Other Applications

    If you are needing MS Office or other applications installed on a FBRI managed computer, please Start a Conversation to submit a request and we will be happy to assist.   If you are looking to see wha...

  • Anti-Virus Software and Protection

    The FBRI network, the assets attached to it, and the data stored within are very important to us and are at the heart of our success second only to our people.  It is extremely important that we prote...

  • SSH Software

    When providing access to various servers and equipment you may be granted SSH access.  SSH is a Secure Shell where all traffic passed through this connection is encrypted.  It offers console access to...

  • GraphPad - Temporary License

    An important message for GraphPad Prism customers. We remain committed to supporting you and will continue to make Prism available through the situation with COVID-19. If you are working from home and...

  • Citation Management Software

    Citation managers are research project time-savers. They allow you to build your own database of citations to sources for your research projects. They provide tools to automate in-text citation and bi...

  • Project Sites and Tools

    Virginia Tech offers project sites and on-line tools from the Microsoft and Google suites, among some others.   You can review these offerings in the VT Project Software Service Catalog....

  • Accessing NiH PubMed

    The NiH PubMed: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov is licensed / protected by requiring it be access from a network address source from Virginia Tech.  If you are having issues logging in while working f...