Reviewed Clickwraps

NameApprovedConditionalDeniedRationale
3DPrinterOS Service
X
For non-commercial or personal use only. Users are unauthorized to violate student data or put sensitive data in the cloud.
7Zip
X
ACD/ChemSketch
X
ACL Education Edtion
X
Actively Learn
X
Users are unauthorized to violate student data or put sensitive data in the cloud.
ActivePresenter
X
Active Reports
X
Active TCL
X
For non-commercial use only. NCSU's conditions regarding publicity must be observed.
ACUI Benchmarking
X
Federal laws/guidelines pertaining to students have to be followed; cant store sensitive data on web
Adium
X
Admin Studio
X
Adobe Acrobat Reader
X
Adobe Air
X
Adobe Business Catalyst
X
Adobe Cold Fusion
X
Adobe ConnectNow
X
Adobe Content Server
X
Adobe CS Live Services
X
Adobe Digital Enterprise Platform
X
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
X
Adobe EchoSign
X
Adobe Flash Platform Services
X
Adobe Flash Player
X
Adobe Online Services
X
Adobe PhoneGap Build
X
Adobe ShockWave Player
X
Adobe Translator
X
Advanced BAT to EXE Converter Free or Pro Home
X
The free and Pro Home licenses are intended for non-commercial home use only.  In all other circumstances, a Business License is required.  If the product will be used by organizations, non-profits or if an individual is purchasing the program for any commercial purchases, a Business License is required.
Advanced BAT to EXE Converter Pro Business
X
Advanced Custom Fields
X
Affixa
X
Agile
X
Agile has an expansive feedback policy. Review the privacy policy to be sure you understand your rights.
Airparrot
X
Alertus
X
ALLPlayer
X
ALLPlayer incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
AlternaTIFF
X
Altium
X
ALZip
X
Amazon Web Services Educate
X
Anaconda
X
AnyConnect VPN Client
X
Anylogic
X
An Educational Single license can only be installed on one machine and only for support of classroom instruction. An Educational Facility/Department license can only be used in on-campus computing facilities and in support of classroom instruction. A University Researcher license can be used solely in support of Public Research.
App Inventor
X
Apple Device Enrollment Program
X
The University has a license that is managed by OIT. Please contact software@ncsu.edu for more information.
Apple Media Services
X
This software may be used as long as it doesn't violate student data. Don't put sensitive data in the cloud.
Apprentice Video
X
Apprentice Video incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Aquaveo
X
Aqion
X
The software is only available for non commercial use, and is not permitted to be used over the network.
Arduino
X
Articulate Character Bundle
X
Articulate Storyline
X
Asana
X
Federal laws/guidelines pertaining to students have to be followed; cant store sensitive data on web
ASAP Utilities
X
ASP .NET Framework
X
AspenOne
X
Asset Management Software
X
Assist.to
X
Assure ID
X
Atelier
X
ATLAS.ti
X
Atmel Studio
X
Atom
X
Audacity
X
Avanti FFMPEG
X
Avanti FFMPEG incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Avery Templates
X
Avira Free Mac Security
X
AVS4YOU
X
BackupTime
X
BaKoMa TeX
X
Banshee
X
Banshee incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents since no royalties are being paid to MPEG-LA (a Denver-based firm that licenses patent pools covering essential patents required for use of the MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Visual, etc.).
Basecamp
X
Sensitive data (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) is not allowed to be used with the product.
Bohemian Coding
X
Boomerang for Gmail
X
It is not approved for purple data or those who use purple data in their day to day business.
Bginfo
X
BIM-Edit
X
BioEdit
X
Biolog Gen III Database
X
BIOPAC Acqknowledge
X
Bitbucket
X
BitDefender
X
Bittorrent
X
Blender
X
Bluebeam
X
Don't put sensitive data in the cloud.
Blue Jeans Browser
X
BlueGriffon
X
Bookshelf
X
It may be installed on two machines, but it can only be used on one machine at any given time.
Boot Runner
X
Box
X
Box reserves the right to store and process personal information outside of the United States. Familiarize yourself with the Box privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
BoxCryptor
X
Brainsight 2.2.15
X
Browzwear
X
Buildfire.com
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Bulk Rename Utility
X
BWA
X
Cadence
X
Web pages must be maintained, and the order can't be over $5k. If using remote access, it must be specified in the order.
CA Realia
X
Caline (Caltrans Air Quality Software License)
X
CamStudio (freeware)
X
Camtasia Studio
X
Canopy
X
Capture One
X
Cartographica
X
CatalystEX 4.3
X
CCleaner - Network, Business, or Cloud
X
CCleaner - Free
X
The free version is not allowed on commercial or business machines.
CD Burner XP
X
CDCB
X
Cedas
X
Strictly for Educational use only.
CentOS
X
Central Desktop
X
CFX Manager
X
ChemBioDraw
X
Chicken of the VNC
X
ClamAV
X
Clamxav
X
Classic Shell
X
CLC Sequence Viewer 7.7.1
X
Cmap
X
Cn3D
X
Coda2
X
Codekit
X
CodonCode Alligner
X
Combined Community Codec Pack - CCCP
X
CCCP incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents since no royalties are being paid to MPEG-LA (a Denver-based firm that licenses patent pools covering essential patents required for use of the MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Visual, etc.).
ComboFix
X
Command Line Utilities
X
Comprehensive MetaAnalysis3
X
Comsol
X
CCCP incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents since no royalties are being paid to MPEG-LA (a Denver-based firm that licenses patent pools covering essential patents required for use of the MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Visual, etc.).
Contao
X
CopyFilenames
X
The software is only available for non commercial use.
CorelDraw
X
cPanel/WHM
X
CrashPlan
X
Crescendo
X
Strictly for educational use only.
Creston Software
X
Crystal Reports
X
CrystalMaker Suite
X
There are different types of licenses available with different restrictions that the user must be aware of.
Cubify Invent
X
Cute PDF Writer
X
CytExpert
X
DataSuite
X
Datawrapper
X
DecisionPoint for Excel
X
Dedoose
X
Defined Learning
X
Dell Client Configuration Toolkit
X
Dell TechDirect
X
Dell TechDirect Dispatch
X
DeployStudio
X
Desktop Restore
X
Dicom Viewer
X
Digital Certificate
X
Digital Designer
X
Disk Drill
X
Display Fusion
X
DivX
X
DocHub
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Docusign
X
Ensure that sensitive data is not stored on the web.
DokuWiki
X
DoView
X
DPL Software
X
Dragon Naturally Speaking
X
Dropbox (any version)
X
Potentially confusing setup (you should make sure that anything you are sharing with the public is intentional). Familiarize yourself with the Dropbox privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
DSPlayer
X
DSPlayer incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Duet Display
X
Dynare
X
E Prime
X
Eclipse
X
Edthena
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Embarcadero RAD Studio
X
Strictly for educational use only.
EMCO MSI Packager
X
Employee Scheduler Pro
X
Emusic
X
eMusic Download Manager
X
EndNote
X
Enthought Python
X
EPANET
X
Epson Printer Software
X
eQuest
X
Erdas Imagine
X
ETS Online Testing Browser
X
Evernote
X
eVSm
X
ExamDiff
X
Express Scribe
X
Extra!
X
F.lux
X
Facebook
X
Do not use NCSU trademarked images. Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
FacebookPixel
X
Must display visible notification to users informing them that their data can be tracked.
FastStone Capture
X
Fathom
X
Fedora
X
Ffplay
X
Ffplay incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
FHWA Hydraulic Toolbox Pro
X
FileFinder Anywhere
X
Don't put sensitive data in the cloud; be aware that you have to provide remote access for support; if a signature is required, it must go through purchasing.
Filelocator Pro
X
File Transfer Assistant
X
Filezilla
X
Firefox
X
FlexMIRT
X
FlickR
X
Do not use NCSU trademarked images. Familiarize yourself with the public vs private settings when sharing your videos, pictures, or documents. Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Flip Book Creator
X
Flip4MAC Player
X
Flipgrid
X
FlippingBook
X
Flow
X
The software can only be used for educational and research purposes.
FLV Player
X
FLV Player incorporates  ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Foam-Extend 4
X
FollowUpCC
X
Form+
X
Foursquare
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Submissions of ideas and content to Foursquare become the property of Foursquare.
Foxit Reader
X
Free Download Manager
X
FSLView
X
Fugu
X
Fusion
X
Fusion Inventory Agent
X
GameMaker Studio
X
GanntProject
X
GATK
X
GB Deflicker
X
GB Timelapse
X
Geneious
X
Genesis Framework
X
Genopro
X
Geofilters
X
Do not use NCSU trademarked images. Familiarize yourself Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
GeoMedia
X
Geometer's Sketchpad
X
Geostudio
X
Gephi
X
GGPLOT2
X
Ghostscript
X
GhostView
X
Git for Windows
X
Github
X
Globus
X
Go Daddy Certificates
X
GoAnimate
X
User must be aware and comply with the Acceptable Use and Privacy policies.
GOM Player
X
GOM Player incorporates libavcodec which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Google Alerts
X
Google Analytics
X
Google Blogger
X
Google Chrome
X
Google Chrome Sync
X
Google Chrome Web Store
X
Google Drive
X
Google Earth
X
Google Feedburner
X
Google Hangouts
X
Google Map Maker
X
Google Maps
X
Google News
X
Google Places
X
Google Reader
X
Google Takeout
X
Google Talk
X
Google+
X
GoToMeeting
X
Grace
X
Grackledocs
X
Grammarly
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Grass
X
Gravity Forms
X
Green Globs & Graphic Equations Package
X
Greenshot
X
Groupboard
X
Growl
X
GucView
X
Gurobi Optimization
X
The software can only be used for educational and research purposes.
gvim
X
GWR
X
H5P
X
Handbrake
X
Handbrake incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Hashtracking
X
HEC-RAS (River Analysis System)
X
HIPAA Messenger - Basic
X
HitMan Pro
X
HLM
X
Hobo Data Loggers
X
Homebrew
X
Hootsuite Pro
X
Horos
X
Hott Notes
X
HTTrack
X
HY-8 Culvert Hydraulic Analysis
X
HydroCAD Sampler
X
Hydrus
X
HyperRESEARCH
X
Hypersnap
X
HyperTRANSCRIBE
X
i-Tree Suite
X
IAR Embedded Workbench
X
IBM Academic Initiative
X
Ice Cream Apps
X
It must be used for educational, training, or research purposes only; no commercial use is permitted.
iCloud
X
Don't put sensitive data in the cloud.
ICS Viewer
X
IDA Pro
X
IDEA
X
IECM
X
Ifree Skype Recorder
X
Is uses the LAME encoder.
IIF Transaction Creator
X
IIS Express
X
ILOG Optimization Studio
X
Image Scope
X
ImageLab
X
ImageMagick
X
Imgburn
X
iMotions
X
Users are unauthorized to violate student data.
Inkscape
X
Inputlog
X
InqScribe
X
InraPorc
X
Inspiration
X
Instagram
X
Do not use NCSU trademarked images. Be aware that content you post could be made public. Familiarize yourself with the privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Insync
X
Intelligent Video Solutions
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Internet Explorer
X
INTLAB
X
Invitrogen
X
The software is restricted to use by students and teachers only.
IOS
X
iReport-Designer
X
Irfan View
X
IRTPRO for Windows
X
iTALC
X
iTK-SNAP
X
iTunes
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights.
ITunes Store
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights.
IZArc
X
Jabber
X
Java
X
Be aware that Java can have security vulnerabilities (make sure you always have the latest updates).
JavaRa
X
JAWS
X
Joinme
X
jetAudio Basic
X
jetAudio Basic incorporates libdvdcss which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
JetBrains
X
jGrasp
X
Jing
X
Jira
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Jira also has an expansive feedback policy that user should be aware of.
Joinme
X
JRBUtils
X
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic
X
K-Lite Codec Pack Basic incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
K-Lite Codec Pack Full
X
K-Lite Codec Pack Full incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
K-Lite Codec Pack Mega
X
K-Lite Codec Pack Mega incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
K-Lite Codec Pack Standard
X
K-Lite Codec Pack Standard incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
K9 Web Protection
X
Kaffeine
X
Kaffeine incorporates libdvdcss which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Kahoot!
X
Kanbachi
X
This software may be used as long as it doesn't violate student data. Don't put sensitive data in the cloud.
Kanopy
X
Strictly for educational and non-commercial use only.
KEDIT
X
KeePass
X
Kerika
X
Keyboard Maestro
X
KIES
X
KMPlayer
X
KMPlayer incorporates libavcodec which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Komodo Edit
X
Kompozer
X
Kutools for Excel
X
Label Writer
X
Labjack
X
LAME
X
It incorporates an MP3 encoder that violates US patents.
LastPass
X
The free version can be used on University machines, but only for personal information. If you are storing University passwords, you must use the Enterprise version. Contact Software Licensing Management for information on how to purchase licenses.
Latent Gold
X
LaTeXit
X
Lecia Application Suite EZ
X
Libre Office
X
Lightshot
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Lightworks
X
Lightworks incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
LIMDEP
X
Linkedin
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights.
LISREL
X
Logger Pro
X
LoggerNet
X
LTSpice
X
Lucidchart
X
Lucidpress
X
Lumira
X
M-EDU
X
User must abide by the Free Usage conditions:
  • Studies must remain under 100,000 data points (total data points are calculated by multiplying each variable by the number of times it is collected per subject, then multiplying by the number of subjects)
  • Data collected should not be intended for regulatory approval
  • Study should not be coordinated by a CRO
  • Private sector may not provide direct monetary support for the study
  • Must be initiated within an academic institution
MacPorts
X
MacTeX
X
MailChimp
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Mailgun
X
MainWP
X
Makers Empire
X
MakerWare
X
Mallet
X
Malwarebytes
X
The paid version of the software can be installed on University machines, but the free version is only available for use on personal machines.
MarcEdit
X
MasterCam Home Learning Edition
X
MasterCam Installer
X
Matplotlib
X
Media Go
X
Media Player Classic
X
Media Player Classic incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Media Player Classic Home Cinema
X
Media Classic home Cinema incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Mediawiki
X
MEGA
X
Mendeley Desktop
X
Mendeley Team Plan
X
Meshlab
X
MestReNova Lite
X
Metathesaurus License
X
Microsoft Expression Encoder Screen Capture Codec
X
Mikogo
X
MikTex
X
MindManager
X
Mindstorms Education NXT
X
MINEQL+
X
If the professor makes copies for students, the students must return, uninstall or destroy the software once the class is complete. The software may only be installed on one University machine.
MiniTab
X
Miro Video Converter
X
Miro Video Converter incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Mocha W32 TN3270
X
Moderator
X
Moqups
X
Movie Maker
X
Familarize yourself with the Privacy policy and Community Guidelines to ensure you understand your rights and what you can and can't do. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
MozBackup
X
MozBackup is no longer being developed, and as such, produces a security risk. Look for alternative products.
MPEG Video Wizard
X
MPEG Video Wizard uses ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Mplayer
X
Mplayer incorporates libdvdcss which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Mplayerxp
X
Mplayerxp incorporates libdvdcss which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
MPLUS
X
Mursion
X
MYOB Accounting Premier
X
MySQL Community Server
X
NAG Fortran compiler
X
Natural Reader
X
Navicat
X
Netfirms
X
Users are unauthorized to violate student data or put sensitive data in the cloud.
Netop
X
Usage is restricted by what type of license is purchased.
Nexus Copy Number
X
NGENE
X
Ning
X
Nlogit
X
Nmap
X
NoMachine
X
NoMachine would not allow logs to be monitored or any security oversight. It would also provide a way to log into the machine without NCSU credentials and view whatever is on the computer.
Not Another PDF Scanner 2 (NAPS)
X
Notelab Light
X
Notepad ++
X
NSClient
X
Numpy
X
NV Access
X
Nvivo
X
OCS Inventory Agent
X
Olympus DSS Player
X
Olympus Stream Software
X
OmniFocus
X
OmniGraffle
X
OmniOutliner
X
On Screen Takeoff
X
OneNote for MAC
X
Onyx
X
Open Broadast Software
X
OpenFOAM
X
Open Office
X
Open-Sankore
X
OpenBUGS
X
OpenSees
X
OpenSesame
X
OpenSim
X
OpenStreetMap
X
Opera
X
Opnet
X
ORA
X
Software may be used for research only.
OSX
X
There is a University license managed by OIT for this product. Please contact Software Licensing Management for more information.
oXygen
X
Strictly for Educational use only.
Padlet
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights.
Paint Net
X
Palm Desktop
X
Papercut
X
Papers
X
Parallels
X
PariConnect
X
Users are unauthorized to violate student data or put sensitive data in the cloud.
Paypal
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Be aware that the software stores sensitive information (credit card, social security, etc) and installs Flash cookies on your machine.
PCLReader Program
X
PDF Annotator
X
PDF Architect
X
PDF Creator
X
PDF Factory Pro
X
Peak System
X
Pear Deck
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
PeaZip
X
Perrla
X
PHAST
X
PhpStorm
X
Strictly for educational use only.
Piazza
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Picard
X
Picasa
X
Do not use NCSU trademarked images. Familiarize yourself with the public vs private settings when sharing your videos, pictures, or documents. Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Piktochart
X
Pidgin
X
PIM DEA
X
Pinterest
X
Plagiarism Checker X
X
The software can only be used for educational purposes unless you purchase a commercial license. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public. There is an option to keep the files local, and that must be selected, instead of uploading it to the vendor's server.
Planned Gift Management
X
Player
X
PlayPosit
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Plex
X
Plex incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Plexim GmbH
X
Strictly for educational use only.
Plickers
X
PollEverywhere
X
Postrgre SQL
X
PotPlayer
X
PotPlayer incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Power BI Desktop
X
PowerDVD
X
Strictly for educational use only. You must have a MPEG-2 license to use that particular codec.
PowerGUI
X
Prezi
X
Potentially confusing setup (you should make sure that anything you are sharing with the public is intentional). Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public. Online data storage.
Primavera
X
PrimoPDF
X
Print Shop for Mac
X
PrintKey 2000
X
Prism
X
Processing
X
Project Libre
X
ProModel Process Simulator
X
Public Groups
X
PuTTY
X
Python
X
Q-Capture Pro
X
Q-Global
X
Users are unauthorized to violate student data or put sensitive data in the cloud.
Q-Interactive
X
Users are unauthorized to violate student data or put sensitive data in the cloud.
qbase+
X
QDA Miner
X
QGIS
X
QQ
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Qualtrics
X
Qualys Browser Check
X
QuataSoft
X
Quia Web
X
Quia Web fails to meet accessibility standards.It also fails to pass Security review (privacy policy & data storage).
Quickbooks
X
The online version is conditionally approved. as users need to be aware that their financial information is stored on the web and can be vulnerable. The Desktop version is approved and there are no limitations.
QuickSilver
X
QuickTime for Mac
X
QuickTime for Windows
X
It fails to pass Security standards for NCSU.
Quintessential Player
X
R
X
R Studio
X
Rainmeter
X
Rally Community Edition
X
This software can only be used with fewer than 10 users.  If more, licensing fees must be paid. Software vendor can suspend the free service at any time.
RasMol
X
Rationale
X
Readcube
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Readerware
X
RealPlayer
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights.
RealVNC
X
RealVNC (Free version)
X
The free version of RealVNC is not permitted to be installed on university machines as it is only intended for individual, private use.  The Personal or Enterprise editions must be purchased for University use.
Receiver
X
Reference Manager
X
Remind
X
The software is only for non-commercial use. Parent or guardian approval is required for those under 18.  Employees leaving the University must stop using the product and return any codes. Remind must be notified as soon as any violations are noted, including anyone claiming to be affiliated with the University when they actually are not.
Remote Desktop
X
Remote Server Administration Tools
X
Respondus
X
REZZLY
X
This software may be used as long as it doesn't violate student data. Don't put sensitive data in the cloud.
Rhinoceros
X
RiverSurveyor Live
X
Rosetta Stone
X
Roxio Creator
X
Royal TSX
X
RSLogix
X
Strictly for educational use only.
RUMBA
X
Safari
X
Safe Panice Button
X
Sage 50 Accounting
X
Salt 2012 Research Software
X
SamTools
X
SanDisk
X
SAP2000
X
SAS E-Learning
X
SAS University Edition
X
Sched
X
Schooltube
X
SciPy
X
SciTE
X
Screaming Frog
X
Screencast O'Matic
X
Do not use NCSU trademarked images. Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Screencast.com
X
Screencastify
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
ScreenFlow
X
Screensaver Operations
X
Scribus
X
Scrivener
X
Seagate Dashboard
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Data can potentially be stored outside the US. Sensitive data should not be backed up using this software.
Sentinel Protection Installer
X
Sequel Pro
X
Serif
X
SetFileDate
X
Shadow Explorer
X
ShareLaTeX
X
SigmaPlot
X
SigmaScan
X
Silverlight
X
Simio
X
The software is provided free to the university through a grant provided by the vendor.  The software can only be used for educational and research purposes.
SImul8
X
SketchUp
X
Skitch
X
SkyDrive
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Skype
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. No confidentiality guarantee for anything a user submits.
Slack
X
Familiarize yourself with the way data is stored so important data isn't made public. Be very familiar with the termination clause which states they can terminate at any time and you may lose any data you have stored with them.
SmartGit
X
Smartsheet
X
Be aware of whom you give coordinator access to.Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
SmartSynchronize
X
SMPlayer
X
SMPlayer incorporates libdvdcss which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
SnagIT
X
SnapGene
X
SNMP Informant Standard
X
Socrative
X
SoftMax Pro
X
Softvoile
X
You must use business license as personal one is not allowed for educational use.
Sogou Pinyin
X
Soil Data Viewer
X
Solarwinds Web Help Desk
X
Solidworks Document Manager
X
Soliloquy
X
Solver_2011
X
Songbird
X
Songbird incorporates Gstreamer which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
SoniClear
X
It cannot be used for public health or safety applications and third party agreements have to be followed.
Sonnet Lite
X
Sophos Antivirus
X
SoundCloud
X
Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Sourcefire
X
SparkleShare
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Spiceworks
X
Do not use NCSU trademarked images. Difficult setup of privacy settings. Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
SpiderOak
X
Users may not store sensitive data on the web.
Splash Lite
X
Splash Lite incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Splashtop
X
Splunk
X
SPM12
X
Spotify
X
Your data can be shared publicly unless you change your settings. Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Spybot
X
Squarespace
X
Be sure not to store sensitive data on the web.
SQL Developer
X
SQL Server Express
X
SQL Server Manager Studio Express
X
SRFax
X
Stat/Transfer
X
SRA Toolkit
X
Stata SE
X
Statistica
X
Statistix
X
Steema TeeChart
X
Stellarium
X
Stencyl
X
Stormboard
X
Storm Water Management Model (SWMM)
X
Story Starter
X
Stuffit Expander
X
Sublime Text
X
Sublime Text may be downloaded and evaluated for free, however a license must be purchased for continued use. There is currently no enforced time limit for the evaluation.
SugarSync
X
Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Superlab
X
Superlab can not be installed on virtual machines (like Vmware or Parallels).
SuperPro Designer
X
Not intended for commercial use.
Surfcam
X
SurfCam may not be installed on a network server unless a Network license has been purchased. SurfCam may be restricted to educational use only depending upon which license type has been purchased.
Survey Monkey
X
SymPy
X
Synfig Studio
X
When installing Synfig Studio, you must make sure that the ffmpeg option is unchecked and does not install. Ffmpeg violates US patent laws.
System Advisor Model
X
Tableau Public
X
Teamviewer (Business, Premium & Corporate versions)
X
Teamviewer (Free Version)
X
Software is not allowed to be used to access a company computer for work-related activities. Alternatives:
  • TeamViewer - any of the paid versions
TeamworkPM
X
Don't put sensitive data in the cloud.
Technelysium
X
This software requires a license to use 3rd party components, only certain data can be used.
Tell Me More
X
TeraCopy
X
Texmaker
X
TextPad
X
Textrace
X
TextWrangler
X
TeXworks
X
The Gimp
X
Themeforest
X
Thermoflex Lite
X
Can be used for Trial, Evaluation, or Educational purposes only.
TigerVNC
X
TightVNC
X
Timer Pro
X
TinkerPlots
X
TMS Component Pack
X
Top Hat
X
Totem Movie Player
X
Totem Movie Player incorporates Gstreamer which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Tower
X
Transana
X
TransLoc API
X
Transmission
X
Treesize Free
X
Trello
X
Federal laws/guidelines pertaining to students have to be followed; cant store sensitive data on web
Trimmomatic
X
TrueCrypt
X
This product has been discontinued and should no longer be used on University machines.
TSIS and HCS
X
Software is for research or use in a single student laboratory, commercial use prohibited.
Turning Point Cloud
X
Familarize yourself with the Privacy policy and Community Guidelines to ensure you understand your rights and what you can and can't do. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
TurningPoint Anywhere
X
Tuxedo Suite
X
Twine
X
Twitter
X
Some personally identifiable information is made public. Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Some data can be stored outside of the United States. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Ubuntu
X
UCAR
X
UCINET
X
UE Studio
X
UltraVNC
X
Unity Free
X
Educational institutions with a total budget greater than $100,000 are not permitted to use this free product. Alternatives:
  • Unity Pro
Unity Pro
X
Universal USB Installer- Easy as 1 2 3
X
UserEcho
X
uTorrent
X
VantagePoint
X
VeraCrypt
X
Verisign
X
Viewpath
X
VIM
X
Vimeo
X
Do not use NCSU trademarked images. Familiarize yourself with the public vs private settings when sharing your videos, pictures, or documents. Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
Virtual Basic Express
X
VirtualBox
X
Viscom Media Inc.
X
Federal laws and guidelines pertaining to students must be followed.
Vision Traffic
X
There are Third Party Agreements tied to this product that prohibit commercial use.
VLC Media Player
X
VLC MEdia Player used ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
VM VirtualBox Extension Pack
X
Vpython
X
VR CNC Milling
X
VRT
X
Vue 3.2.2
X
Watson
X
We Transfer
X
The software product should only be used to accept incoming documents and not for outgoing.
Web Platform Installer
X
Web Player
X
Web Services
X
Amazon Web Storage is conditionally approved. if the purchase is under $5,000. If the purchase price is over $5,000, the purchase must be processed through Purchasing. 
WebEx
X
Web of Trust
X
WeDo
X
Weebly
X
Users are unauthorized to violate student data or put sensitive data in the cloud.
Wellnomics
X
West Point Bridge Designer
X
Strictly for educational use only.
WeVideo
X
Federal laws/guidelines pertaining to students have to be followed.
Wget
X
WhatPulse
X
Familiarize yourself with the WhatPulse termination policy  - as they can terminate account at anytime with or without notice.
Win DVD
X
WinAmp
X
WinBUGS
X
Wind Fire
X
WinDirStat
X
Windows Assesment and Development Kit
X
Windows Essentials
X
Winebottler
X
WinEdt
X
WinMerge
X
WinRAR
X
WinSCP
X
Winsteps
X
WinTR-55 Watershed Hydrology
X
WinZip
X
WireShark
X
WizTree
X
Woodcock Assessment & Interverntion Suite
X
Users are unauthorized to violate student data or put sensitive data in the cloud.
Word Perfect
X
Word Press Theme & Plug-In
X
WordStat 7
X
Workbench
X
Write N Cite
X
Wunderlist
X
XBMC
X
XBMC incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Xcode
X
Xcode Select
X
XINE
X
XINE incorporates libdvdcss which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Xmind
X
Don't put sensitive data in the cloud.
Xming
X
This software requires an academic license for usage.
XMLSpy
X
Xquartz
X
XVNC4Viewer
X
Yet Another Mail Merge
X
You Can Book Me
X
Youtube
X
Do not use NCSU trademarked images. Familiarize yourself with the public vs private settings when sharing your videos, pictures, or documents. Familiarize yourself with the product's privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Federal laws (FERPA, HIPAA, etc.) need to be followed to ensure protected data is not made public.
YTD Downloader
X
YTD Downloader incorporates ffmpeg which includes an MPEG encoder that violates US patents.
Zaption
X
Familiarize yourself with the privacy policy to ensure you understand your rights. Familiarize yourself with the different types of posts (public vs private) that you can do.
Zero Assumption Recovery
X
Zoom
X
Zoomtext
X