Free software downloads to support your studies

Macquarie University provides software applications that can be downloaded directly onto your computer without the need for permission to access.

The University also hosts a range of software that students may need to access in the course of their work specific to their faculty. These systems require logins using your Macquarie OneID and some require registration with a faculty or department.

To obtain your OneID, you will need to contact the IT Service Desk.

Microsoft applications

As Macquarie student, you can claim a free Microsoft Office subscription for the duration of your studies.


Learn the basics of using Zoom – the online communication tool you'll be using to engage in your online tutorials at Macquarie University.


Want access to your apps on the go?

AppStream is an application streaming service for Macquarie students and staff.


iPrint allows printing from your favourite device to any iPrint location on campus. It's easy to collect your documents – just tap your student card on any iPrinter.


Interested in spotting trends, solving problems and discovering valuable insights using your data?

Minitab is a statistical package used to analyse data. To protect the security of your account, remember to log out of the Portal and Google sessions.

EndNote X9

Want a quick and easy way of managing your bibliographic references?

EndNote is a bibliographic referencing software for PC and Mac.

Sophos Antivirus

Want to protect your laptop or computer against viruses?

Sophos Antivirus installer for Windows & macOS.


NVivo is a specialised package designed to help analyse qualitative data. You can download NVivo 12 for Windows or for Mac.


ArcGIS is geographic information system software (Windows only).