University of Bath Unidesk

University of Bath Unidesk

University of Bath

Software available on UniDesk

UniDesk is a convenient way to access University software and services on your laptop, desktop, smartphone or tablet. It gives you access to the same software available on Library computers from anywhere with an internet connection, including:

  • ActiveListening (English) – software to learn a language
  • ADInstruments (Lab Chart 8 Reader) – data analysis software
  • Adobe Reader – read PDF documents
  • Ansys (Mechanical APDL) – simulation software mainly aimed at engineering students
  • Aspen Tech – offers a range of software aimed at engineering students
  • Autograph – mathematics software focusing on statistics, graphs and large data
  • Biomechanics Toolbox – software for biomechanical data processing and modelling
  • BlueJ – Java development software
  • Business Writing – software that helps with business writing, english grammar, manuscript formatting
  • ChemBioOffice (ChemDrawStd) – scientific drawing programme
  • Chrome – Internet browser
  • College of Pharmacy – a range of software for pharmacy students
  • CorelDraw – photo editing software
  • Cygwin – Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows
  • Eclipse – open source platform for Java developers
  • EndNote – automatic referencing software
  • Eviews- statistics software
  • Exercise Generator – data analysis for sports science
  • Firefox – Internet browser
  • GhostScript – Converts PDF files
  • gnuPlot – command line programme
  • GPowe – statistics software
  • Internet Explorer – Internet browser
  • JAGS – statistics software
  • Kistler (BioWare) – data acquisition software
  • KiTTY – open source platform for Unix users
  • Maple – maths and engineering software
  • MATLAB – statistics software
  • MaxTRAQ – data analysis software
  • MemoQ – translation software
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Word)
  • Microsoft Silverlight – write and run internet applications
  • MiKTex (TeXworks) – write documents using markup
  • MindGame – memory game used for learning languages
  • MindGenius Business Enterprise – mindmap software
  • NetLogo (HubNet) – programming software
  • On holiday (French) – lanuage learning software
  • Python – statistics software aimed at mathematics students
  • ReadUp – speed reading software
  • Road to IELTS – lanaguage learning software
  • RStudio – open source programme development software
  • SimaPro – dsta collection and analysis software
  • SmartSVN – a cross platform subversion client
  • SPSS – stastics software package, aimed at social science students
  • StudySkills Success – language learning software
  • TeXnixCenter – write documents in LaTex
  • Visual Studio – computer program development platform
  • Windows Media Player – plays media files such as audio and video
  • WinRATS – data analysis software
  • Xming – a display server for Microsoft Windows

Preparing to connect to UniDesk

To connect to UniDesk, you need:

  • your University username, like abc123
  • your University password

You can find your username on your library card.