Recommended Software for Windows & Mac

Here is the list of app that we found useful assisting BMDCR users with various issues. If you have any other recommendation, please email: benmayhelpdesk@bsd.uchicago.edu.

OS Maintenance Utilities

Keep your apps & drivers up-to-date   Link for MacWindows

Block web tracking from the browser (Win & Mac)

Check the health of Macbook battery (Mac only)

CCleaner - clean up your system (Win & Mac)

Advanced SystemCare (Win)

Disk Inventory X (Mac only) - searches for large files

Scan for 100 largest files (Win only)

Smart Defrag 2 (Win only)

DELL Specific

DELL Client System Update Download

Communication

Instant Messenger - Use your CnetID to IM each other

Video Editing

Free Video Editer/Converter/Downloader (Win only)

Productivity

Wunderlist (Win, Mac, iPhone & Android) - to do list manager

Microsoft Software (Windows 7 & Office Suite) Discounted Purchase (CnetID required)

PDF - http://get.adobe.com/reader/

Java - http://www.java.com/en/download (PC)

http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1515 (Mac)

Anti-virus

 http://answers.uchicago.edu/page.php?id=17877

Remote Acess

From iOS/Android to Desktop (with static IP): http://www.2x.com/products/

One remote app to another remote app: http://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/

Downloadable Software by IT Solution Center

Software Download (for staff & faculty)

Data Recovery

Windows: link     Mac: link

Admin Related

Business Object Download Page

Spark, VPNHummingbird FAS

Tutorials

Mac OS - http://support.apple.com/videos/#macos

Windows OS - 

Articles

Mount your Google Doc or Amazon S3 as a Network Drive (Win only)

Resources for working remotely

WinOnX runs Windows applications on the Mac

IT Services Support Page

Improve your PC performace