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VMware Fusion


VMWare Fusion is a software application that allows you to run a virtual computer inside a window on your Mac. It is most often used to run a copy of Microsoft Windows while running Mac OS X. This enables users to leverage windows applications like Windows Media Player on a Mac computer.

  • Latest Version: VMware Fusion 3
  • System Requirements: Any Intel® Mac. Minimum 1GB of RAM. 700MB free disk space.
  • Cost: $79.99
  • Website Link:

--Sebastien Siva 11:11, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

Internet Explorer


Internet Explorer web browser created by Microsoft. Internet explorer was created in 1995. It was first just an add-on for Windows 95. It was the mostly used web browser until 2003 but slowly started to decline due to competition. Internet explorer is currently only used by 43.55% of the people.

  • Latest Version: Internet Explorer 9
  • System Requirements: Computer with a 1 gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor. Windows Vista 32-bit Windows Vista 64-bit Windows 7 32-bit Windows 7 64-bit Windows Server 2008 32-bit Windows Server 2008 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit Windows Vista 32-bit – 512 megabytes (MB) Windows Vista 64-bit – 512 MB Windows 7 32-bit – 512 MB Windows 7 64-bit – 512 MB
  • Cost: Free
  • Website Link: [1]

--Aja Snipes 15:55, 7 October 2011 (EDT)

Solid Works


Solid Works i a 3D CAD modeling suite that allows its users to create objects and test them in 3 dimensional space with out ever having to physically make a part. the software allows the user to test for weaknesses in the design of a part and then go in and fix it very quickly and easily. The Solid works software also allows the user to use his 3D model to program things like a 3D printer, a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) mill, or a CNC lathe to make a physical model of the virtual one.

  • Latest Version: Solid Works 2012
  • System Requirements: Any Intel or AMD powered PC. Minimum 1GB of RAM, recommended to run 8GB of RAM. 80GB free disk space. windows XP Professional SP1 or later. a certified graphics card
  • Cost:
    • for individuals (non-students)
      • SW standard - $3995 for license (one-time fee)
      • SW professional - $7995 for license (one-time fee)
    • individuals(students)
      • depending on your schools license it can be as low as $5 for one year or as high as $200 for your entire college experiance
  • Website Link:

--Matthew Wilson 11:38, 13 September 2011 (EDT)



µTorrent (commonly abbreviated as "µT") is a freeware, closed source BitTorrent client by BitTorrent, Inc. It enables users to download (torrent) files such as movies, software, and games. Multiple people will Seed and Leach the torrent to ensure maximum download and upload speeds.

  • Latest Version: Utorrent v3.0
  • System Requirements: 624kB harddrive space. µTorrent will work on Windows XP and up, including Windows 7. The Mac version supports OS X 10.5 and up.
  • Cost: Free
  • Website Link:

--Jeremy Lewis 11:21, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

MS Word


MS Word 2010 is a software application that allows you to transform your ideas into a professional document. Designed to give you the finest document-formatting tools, Word 2010 also helps you easily organize and write your documents more efficiently,

  • Latest Version: MS Word 2010
  • System Requirements: Computer and processor 500 MHz or faster processor
  • Memory 256 MB RAM; 512 MB recommended for certain advanced functionality
  • Hard disk 2.0 GB available disk space
  • Display 1024x576 or higher resolution monitor
  • Operating system Windows XP (must have SP3) (32-bit), Windows 7, Windows Vista with Service Pack (SP) 1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2 and MSXML 6.0 (32-bit Office only), Windows Server 2008, or later 32- or 64-bit OS.
  • Cost:$139.99

Website [2]

--Priscilla V. Nunn 11:11, 13 September 2011 (EDT)


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Photoshop is a graphics editing program published by Adobe. Files saved in Photoshop can be saved as .psd, this allows exclusive Photoshop features to remain on the file. In 2008, a free web based version of Photoshop called Photoshop Express became avaliable to the public. It allows you to edit images directly onto blogs.

  • Latest Version: Adobe Photoshop CS5, Photoshop Lightroom 3, Photoshop Elements 9
  • System Requirements: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor for Windows or Multicore Intel processor for Mac. 1GB of RAM. Microsoft® Windows® XP for Windows, Mac OS X v10.5.8 or v10.6 for Mac.
  • Cost: $699.00 for CS5, $299.00 for Lightroom 3, $99.99 for Elements 9
  • Website Link:

--Nicholas Tullis 11:29, 13 September 2011 (EDT)



Microsoft Powerpoint is used in schools,business meetingg, or simply for anyone who needs to inform. It's easy to download and moreimportantly very easy to use. It's available with Mac or Windows. Powerpoint is used across the nation. Powerpoing is portable which means you can save your work on a memory card and view it on any other computer. -The latest version is Microsoft Office 365 -You are now able to include 3D figures and clip art. -cost: $100 --Marisa Simonson 11:41, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

VMware Fusion


VMWare Fusion is a software application that allows you to run a virtual computer inside a window on your Mac. It is most often used to run a copy of Microsoft Windows while running Mac OS X. This enables users to leverage windows applications like Windows Media Player on a Mac computer.

  • Latest Version: VMware Fusion 3
  • System Requirements: Any Intel® Mac. Minimum 1GB of RAM. 700MB free disk space. Mac OS X 10.6 or later.
  • Cost: $79.99
  • Website Link:

--Sebastien Siva 11:11, 13 September 2011 (EDT) --Marisa Simonson 11:41, 13 September 2011 (EDT)



Itunes is the latest and best software to use to upload music and videos to your Ipod, Ipad, or other apple product.Itunes has hundreds of thousands of songs and videos from many artists for users to download for free or no cost at all.

  • Latest Version: Itunes 10.4.1
  • System Requirements:■A PC with a 1GHz Intel or AMD processor

--Kevin Longo 11:40, 13 September 2011 (EDT)



Microsoft Excel is a commercial spreadsheet application written by Microsoft for Windows and Mac OS X. Excel has the basic spreadsheet features, using grid of "cells" arranged in numbered rows and letter named columns to organize data manipulations like arithmetic operations.

  • Latest Version for Windows: Excel 2010(version 14)
  • Latest version for Mac: 2011 Excel 14.0
  • System Requirements: 64-bit, 4GB for developer or installation,80 GB Hard Drive, DVD drive
  • Cost: $79.00
  • Website Link: Microsoft Excel

Taylor Alu 11:24, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

Goolge Chrome


Google Chrome is a web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. It was first released as a beta version for Microsoft Windows. The name is derived from the graphical user interface frame, or "chrome", of web browsers. As of August 2011, Chrome is the third most widely used browser with 23.16% worldwide usage share of web browsers, according to StatCounter.

  • Latest Version:Google Chrome 16.0.879
  • System Requirements:Windows Requirements -Windows 7,Windows Vista,128 MB of RAM,100MB of free disk space,
  • Cost:Free,download from web
  • Website Link:

--Jasmine Davis 11:38, 13 September 2011 (EDT)



Skype is a software application that allows you to make phone calls and video/nonvideo chat over the internet. Some of the benefits of using this application includes in videoconferencing, file transfer, and instant messaging. Skype is operated by Skype Limited and is a peer-to-peer system instead of the client-server system.

  • Latest Version: Skype 5.5
  • System Requirements: Windows XP, Vista, or 7. Mac has to be OS X v10.3.9. 1 GHz Processor for Windows but, Mac has to be G4, G5, or Intel processor of at least 800 MHz of faster. 256 MB of RAM with free disk space of 1.93 MB available for Windows. 512 MB of RAM and 100 MB of free space on the hard drive for Mac.
  • Cost: Mostly Free except, Phone calls rates applies per minute depending on country
  • Website Link: [3]

--Karina Nevarez 1:05, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

Angry Birds

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The survival of the Angry Birds is at stake. Dish out revenge on the green pigs who stole the Birds’ eggs. Use the unique destructive powers of the Angry Birds to lay waste to the pigs’ fortifications. Angry Birds features hours and hours of challenging physics-based demolition gameplay, with lots of replay value. Each level requires a mixture of logic, skill, and brute force to crush the enemy. Features 195 levels and lots and lots of Angry Birds!

  • Angry Birds is a puzzle video game developed by Finnish computer game developer Rovio Mobile. Inspired primarily by a sketch of stylized wingless birds, the game was first released for Apple's iOS in December 2009.[2] Since that time, over 12 million copies of the game have been purchased from Apple's App Store,[3] which has prompted the company to design versions for other touchscreen-based smartphones, such as those using the Android operating system, among others.

  • Latest Version: Angry Birds version 1.4.2
  • System Requirements:
    • Operating System: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: 2GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Video: 3D-graphics card compatible with DirectX, 128 MB
    • Sound Card: Sound device compatible with DirectX 9.0c
    • Free space on hard disk: 45.2 MB
  • Cost:$0.99
  • Website Link: Angry Birds[4]

--Ramirez, Elias 11:11, 13 September 2011 (EDT)


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Mozilla Firefox is a open web broswer that is managed by Mozilla Corporation. It was first started in 2002 and now it stands as the second most used broswer across the world. IT allows you to broswe the web and multi task on the internet in many ways. Like many other broswers, Mozilla Firefox is provided to the world for free.

  • Latest Version: Mozilla Firefox 6.0.2
  • System Requirements:a Pentium 233 MHz and 64 MB RAM for the Windows version or Macintosh computer with an Intel x86 or PowerPC G3, G4, or G5 processor and 128 MB RAM for Mac version
  • Cost: Free
  • Website Link:

--Jeffrey Toussaint 11:36, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

Adobe Reader


Adobe Reader is a free global software used for large-scale sharing of PDF files. Adobe Reader can be used for sending, viewing, or printing any PDF file. Adobe Reader X is the only system available for open interaction of PDF content.

  • Latest Version: AcrobatXPro
  • System Requirements: Windows Intel 1.3GHz or faster processor Mac 512MB of RAM (1G recommended) Android 550MHz processor
  • Cost: $9.99/month
  • Website Link:

--Kendra Nordeste 11:21, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

Counter Strike Source


Counter-Strike:Source is a First-person shooter video game produced by Valve Corperation . It involves a team of terrorists fighting counter-terrorists in a series of rounds. Each round is won by eliminating the opposing team or completing the objective. It is a remake of Counter-Strike.

  • Latest Version: (24 August 2011)
  • System Requirements:

Windows- Windows XP or later 1.7 GHz Intel or AMD Processor (3.0 Ghz recommended) 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended) DirectX 8.1 graphics card (DirectX 9.0 recommended) Sound card with speakers or headphones Internet Connection Input – Keyboard & mouse

Mac OS X- Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later Intel processor 1 GB of RAM GeForce 8 or ATI X1600 or higher Sound card with speakers or headphones Internet Connection Input – Keyboard & mouse

--Sol Kim 11:17, 13 September 2011 (EDT)



Frostwire is an application that is technically illegal for multiple operating systems that allows you to search for video, audio, and picture files then downlaod them to your computer for no charge.

  • Latest Version: Frostwire 5.4.1
  • System Requirements:128 MB of RAM(256 MB recomended) and any of the following operating systems: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Mac OS X 10.5 or later, Linex,Unix, Andriod +2.1, Java 1.6 or later. Also you must have an active internet connection.
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website Link:

--Brandon Hudson 11:37, 13 September 2011 (EDT)



Picasa is a software application that allows you to organize images. It is also an image viewer for organizing and editing digital photos, plus an integrated photo-sharing website. Google acquired Picasa and began offering it as a free download. In August 2011, it was said that Google will be rebranding Picasa as Google Photos.

Latest Version: Picasa 3.8

System Requirements: For Windows: Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7, 100 MB available hard disk space, 256 MB RAM, 1024x768 screen resolution or higher, and Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or newer

Cost: Free

Website Link:

--Sarah Mantell 11:32, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

App Store

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The App Store is a software application that lets you search and download another application through its' software. It works on windows, apple, and android phone software. It is most often used to download a game or tool to either pass time or actually help you do something useful by making it more convient to you.

  • Latest Version: Mac OS X Snow Leopard
  • System Requirements: Mac computer with an Intel processor, 1GB of memory, 5GB of available disk space, DVD drive for installation.
  • Cost: The app store is free with the purchase of any phone supporting it and wifi devices that support it. The price of the phone is not inflated for use of the App Store
  • Website Link: [5]

--Chadwick Russell 11:27, 13 September 2011 (EDT)



Zune is a software program that allows the user to purchase, download, and organize media files to sync to a portable Zune mp3 player. It has various payment plans available for purchasing media from the Zune Marketplace from individual song or video prices to a monthly payment that allows for infinite downloads. The infinite downloads though can only be accessed by the user who downloaded it, and the files can't be burnt to a CD or sent to anyone else. There is also a social network with it that allows you to communicate with others using the program. It can be downloaded on Windows phones, and Xbox 360 consoles as well.

  • Latest Version: Zune Software version 4.8
  • System Requirements: Any Windows system from Windows XP SP2 to Windows 7 or Mac OSX with boot camp running Windows 7, Vista, or XP. 500MHz Pentium class Processor. 256MB RAM. 200 MB Hard drive. Internet connection. 16-bit sound card. Super VGA 800X600 resolution monitor. Video card with 64 MB or RAM and DirectX 9.0b.
  • Cost: Free
  • Website Link:

--James Lanier 11:21, 13 September 2011 (EDT)



Oovoo is an audio and video chat software. It was developed by ooVoo LLC. It was released in 2007, and is similar to Skype. Calls can be recorded in real time.

  • Latest Version: ooVoo version for Mac®.
  • System Requirements: Internet, webcam, microphone, and speakers.
  • Cost: Free
  • Website Link:

--Cynella Rodriguez 11:45, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

Logitech WebCam Software


Logitech Webcamera Sofware is provided by Logitech to update your wed camera and add new features. Such as: new templates for camera, options, and preferences. Logitech carries a widely-based invintory of products: mouse's, keyboards, webcamera, speakers, ect.

  • Lastest Version: Software Version: 2.25 (Smart), 2.27 (Full)
  • System Requirements: Windows 7,Vista, XP, MAC OS X, Mac OS X 10.6 or later. Processor: 1GHz (2.0 GHz recommended) 256 MB RAM (512 MB or higher recommended) 200 MB available hard disk space, Windows®-compatible sound card and speakers (full-duplex sound card recommended) 1.1 or 2.0 USB port (high-speed certified USB 2.0 recommended) Internet connection required for video calling
  • Cost: Depending on your camera, it should be free.
  • Website Link: Logitech Downloads

--Shayne Smith 11:26, 13 September 2011 (EDT)Shayne Smith

Windows Media Player


Windows Media Player is a software application that allows you to watch video, listen to audio, and view pictures on a Microsoft Windows operating system. In addition, Windows Media Player allows you to rip and copy music to a CD, add music to an MP3 player, and allows users to purchase music or videos from online musioc stores.

  • Latest Version: Windows Media Player 12
  • System Requirements: Available only on Windows 7
  • Cost: Free with Windows 7
  • Website Link: Windows Media Palyer

--Mariah Rodriguez 11:37, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

World of Warcraft


WOW is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the largest MMORPG is the world based on how many subscribers world of warcraft has.

  • Latest Version: World of Warcraft Client Patch 4.2: Rage of the Firelands 4.2 (June 29, 2011)
  • System Requirements:
    • Pc
  • Processor: 800MHz or higher CPU.
  • RAM: 256Mb or more.
  • Video: GeForce 2 or better
  • Hard Drive Space: 3Gb or more available.
  • DirectX 9.0 or above.
    • Mac
  • Operating System: MacOS X 10.3 (Panther) or better.
  • Processor:1.0GHz or higher G4 or G5.
  • RAM: 512Mb or higher, DDR RAM recommended.
  • Video: ATI or NVIDIA video hardware with 64Mb VRAM or more.
  • Hard Drive Space: 3Gb or more available.
  • Cost: $ $15 per month; a three-month plan at $14 per month ; or a six-month plan at $13 per month plus $20 for the cd.

Website Link: [[6]]

--Juan Cruz 11:45, 13 September 2011 (EDT)

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