Try New Software

Try New Software

Do Space provides a wide selection of software. Below is a list of what we currently provide on our public access computers. Not all software is available on all machines. Please ask at the Tech Help Desk if you need additional details.



Adobe Creative Suite

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for image editing and compositing.

Adobe Illustrator is used for vector graphics and illustration.

Adobe InDesign is used for page design and layout.

Adobe Premiere Pro is used for video production and editing.

Adobe After Effects is used for cinematic visual effects and graphics.

Adobe Dreamweaver is used for web and mobile design.

Adobe Audition is used for audio recording, mixing and restoration.

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office Word is word processing software that can be used for various projects, writing, reports and forms.

Microsoft Office PowerPoint is presentation software.

Microsoft Office Excel is a spreadsheet program that organizes numeric and text data.

Microsoft Office OneNote is note-taking software built to be used across multiple platforms so you have all of your notes all the time.

Everything else

Audacity is a program that can be used for most kinds of audio recording, editing and mixing. This program is very powerful and is continuously improved by contributors.

AutoCAD is one of the oldest CAD (Computer-Aided Design) softwares and is used by professionals for 2D & 3D design and drafting. Available only on select PCs. See staff for details.

Blender is a multi-platform, free, open-source 3D creation suite. It can do modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, video editing and game creation. It is actively developed and supports Python scripting.

Dragon Naturally Speaking is dictation software for accessibility and productivity. It recognizes your voice and translates your speech into commands and text. Available only on select PCs. See staff for details.

GIMP (a.k.a. the GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a multi-purpose graphics creation and image editing tool. It is free and open-source; a popular alternative to Adobe Photoshop across multiple platforms.

Similar to GIMP, Inkscape is an open-source, multi-platform, free alternative to Adobe Illustrator. It is primarily used for graphic design.

Jaws is a screen reader designed for accessibility applications and is set up to work with popular browsers, word processing and more. Available only on select PCs. See staff for details.

Lego Designer is free software the can be used to design things using virtual Legos. Designs can be shared or even ordered from Lego.

Minecraft is a sandbox game about building anything you can imagine out of blocks. It offers a variety of different play styles for all ages. Just beware of the (not-so-scary) monsters that come out at night. (A personal Minecraft account is required.)

Notepad++ is a text editor replacement for the standard Windows notepad. It features line numbering, auto-correct and a fully customizable user interface.

SketchUp is friendly and forgiving 3D modeling software. It can be used to drafting, design and 3D printing.

Skype is a free voice and video call service.

Slack is a messaging and file share service for teams.

SolidWorks is 3D design software popular for its ease of use. Available only on select computers. See staff for details.

Visual Studio Community 2015 “is a free, fully featured and extensible IDE for creating modern applications for Windows, Android and iOS, as well as web applications and cloud services.” Available only on select PCs. See staff for details.

VLC is a free and open-source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs and various streaming protocols (it plays everything).

ZoomText “is a fully integrated magnification and screen reading program that enlarges, enhances and reads aloud everything on the computer screen.” Available only on select PCs. See staff for details.

Mac specific

GarageBand is a music creation studio with built-in effects and digital instruments. It can be used for multi-track recording of any kind of audio. Music, voiceover, podcasts and more.

Numbers is a spreadsheet application developed by Apple Inc. as part of the iWork productivity suite alongside Keynote and Pages.

TextWrangler is an award-winning application presents a clean, intelligent interface to a rich set of features for high performance text and code editing, searching, and transformation.

With everything you need to create amazing apps for Apple platforms, Xcode 9 is unbelievably quick and consistently smooth while editing even the largest files.

Easily create gorgeous presentations with Keynote, featuring powerful yet easy-to-use tools and dazzling effects that will make you a very hard act to follow.

Pages is a powerful word processor that lets you create documents that look beautiful and read beautifully. And with real-time collaboration, your team can work together on a Mac, iPad, or iPhone — even on a PC using iWork for iCloud.

iMovie is simple and easy to use for simple slideshows and home movies. It makes it easy to share your creations online.