Computer Barn Software List (Spring 2024)

Computer Barn Software List

Name Version Remark
7-Zip 19 To Unzip file (support ZIP, RAR etc)
Acrobat Reader DC + Asian language font DC To read PDF file
Adobe Creative Cloud   Installed in Computer Barn B only
Ansys 2022 R2  
Aspen v14 v14 CP1
ArcGIS Desktop with python 2.7 10.8.28388 with python-2.7
CADLink (Cymap) 2018  
CutePDF Writer 4.0 Generate PDF with any applications
Dynare 5.5  
FileZilla Client 3.62.2  
Gephi 0.9.2  
Google Chrome Latest Version The most popular browser
Google PinYin input method    
HKUST Card Management (shortcut for students) Shortcut To view or transfer value and data with your HKUST card
HKUST Card setup bundle 2.0.26  
Java 8 JRE (32-bit & 64-bit) 8.0.391 Java runtime
Java 10 SDK 16.0.1 Java SDK
JIJIS (Joint Institution Job information system) Shortcut Shortcut to the Joint Institution Job database
LAN School Client   For PC control at barn teaching area machines
MatLab R2023b  
Mozilla Firefox Latest Version  
Microsoft Office 2021 Professional (64-bit) 2019 Microsoft Office Tools
Notepad ++ 7.8.6 Better notepad for Windows
Octave 8.3.0  
Oracle VM VirtualBox 6.1.2 Oracle virtual machine engine to run Virtual machine on desktop
Print Queue Utility with .Net framework 3.5 For adding printers in the campus
PaperCut Client 21.0.1 To show your print budget balance
PIS 2.9.150  
Putty 0.77 A popular SSH client to access remote linux / unix host
Pulse Secure VPN client 9.1.6725 VPN client to access UST's server resources
Python 3.11.3  
R 4.3.2  


SolidWorks 2024 SP0.1 License control by MAE (
Spotlight v1.4 For Logitech Presenter
SimaPro  v8  
Stata 16MP Barn A teaching area's machines only
Snapcomms App


To manage wallpaper, alert on the desktop
UberAgent Tools to collect desktop usage statistics
Videolan VLC Player 3.0.16  
Visual Studio 1.70.0  
VMWare Horizon View Client 2309.1 Use to connect virtual barn
X-Win32 5.3  


If you cannot find the software that you need to use, you may login to virtual barn, there are several pools of software available for you to use with barn PC or your own notebook