Deprecated Software

Fall 2015

Below, listed by academic years, are the applications that have been removed from the CLC managed Mac Labs. These applications have been removed due to lack of vendor support, low usage, and/or are incompatible with our systems. Please contact clcmac@psu.edu with any questions.

Icon Application Version License Use Recommended Replacement
Studiocode Studiocode 10.3.4 unlimited Video editing and analysis. -
Aperture Aperture 3.6 50 Apple's all-in-one post-production tool for photographers featuring a RAW-focused workflow. Photos.app
iPhoto iPhoto 9.6 582 Organize your photo collection. Provides basic photo editing - red eye reduction, cropping, rotation. Photos.app
Firestorm Firestorm 4.6.9.42974 unlimited Firestorm is a community development project headed by The Phoenix Firestorm Project Incorporated as an alternative viewer for Second Life. SecondLife

Fall 2014

Below, listed by academic years, are the applications that have been removed from the CLC managed Mac Labs. These applications have been removed due to lack of vendor support, low usage, and/or are incompatible with our systems. Please contact  with any questions.

Icon Application Version Use Recommended Replacement
Adobe Encore CS6 Adobe Encore CS6 6.0.0 Creative tools for DVD and Blu-ray Disc authoring and SWF export to the web. Toast Titanium
Gamma Control Gamma Control 3.0.3 Allows you to adjust the gamma correction curve of the monitor.  
Kigo Video Converter Kigo Video Converter 6.2.0 Video converter software which converts popular video formats with high conversion speed. Handbrake
GSP GSP 5.06 Geometer's SketchPad - mathematics visualization environment.  
WMV Player WMV Player 2.4.4.2 Microsoft's media player. VLC
Fathom Fathom 2.13 Tool for dynamic, data driven explorations in statistics and data analysis.  
Font Forge Font Forge 20120731-D Outline font editor that lets you create your own fonts.  
Network Utility Network Utility 1.6 Utility to assist with network problems.  
Open XML Converter Open XML Converter 1.1.3 Allows you to convert Office 2008 Mac or Office 2007 Windows files to earlier versions of Office Mac.  

Fall 2013

  • We are in the process of reviewing applications to install for the Fall 2013 semester. All software requests should be submitted to us by July 12, 2013 to ensure that they are installed in time for the start of the Fall semester.
  • Please refer to our public wiki document on the status of which applications are being reviewed for removal.
Icon Application Version Use Recommended Replacement
Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate v5.5 E-learning authoring software for creating and maintaining interactive e-learning content.  
Adobe Director Adobe Director 11.5.0r593 Publish compelling interactive games, demos, prototypes, simulations, and eLearning courses for the web.  
Adobe Flash Builder Adobe Flash Builder 4.6 Framework for building and maintaining expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers and desktops.  
AIM AIM 1.0.9 Chat with friends over the Internet.  
Apple Loops Utility Apple Loops Utility 3.0 Create your own Apple Loops from a simple audio file.  
AOL Radio AOL Radio 2.0.1b1 Listen to AOL Radio featurning 200+ streaming radio stations.

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BEAST BEAST v1.5.4 Bayesian MCMC analysis of molecular sequences.  
BibDesk BibDesk 1.5.1 Bibliography reference manager for TeX.  
blender blender 2.59 Free program used to model and render three-dimensional graphics and animations.  
bonzai 3d SE bonzai 3d SE 2.5.0.1 3D modeling - quick, easy and simple with a geometrically robust approach to 3D.  
Bryce Bryce 6.1 Create and animate virtual 3D environments.  
Celtx Celtx 2.9.1 Integrated solution for media pre-production and collaboration.  
Excalibur Excalibur 4.0.7 TeX aware spell checker.  
FigTree FigTree v1.3.1 Graphical viewer of phylogenetic trees.  
Fire Fire 1.5.6 Mozilla project's next generation web browser.  
Final Cut Express Final Cut Express 4.0.1 Advanced editing of digital video as well as high-definition video. Final Cut Express is a step above iMovie. Final Cut Pro X
GameMaker GameMaker 7.5.81 Game Maker allows you to make exciting computer games, withouth the need to write a single line of code.  
Geneious Geneious 5.0.4 Bioinformatics Software for Sequence alignment, sequence analysis, BLAST and more.  
GraphicConverter GraphicConverter 6.7.7 Image conversion and manipulation.  
HyPhy HyPhy 2.10beta Hypothesis testing Using phylogenies. Run maximum likelihood analyses of genetic sequence data.  
iChat iChat 6.0.2 Chat with friends over the Internet. AOL compatible.  
ICQ ICQ 1.0.964 Chat with friends over the Internet. AOL compatible.  
Inkscape Inkscape 0.47 Open source, SVG compliant, vector graphics editor, similar to Adobe Illustrator.  
iDVD iDVD 7.1.2 Create DVDs. Toast Titanium 10
iWeb iWeb 3.0.4 Apple's application used to create websites and blogs. Drag, drop, and design using web templates.  
Jing Jing 2.2.23989 Software that adds visuals to your online conversations  
JMP JMP 10.0 Statistical software for expert data analysis, DOE, etc. Dynamically links statistics and graphics.  
JMP JMP Pro 10.0 Statistical software for expert data analysis, DOE, etc. Dynamically links statistics and graphics.  
LaTeXiT LaTeXiT 2.1.1 Quickly typeset LaTeX equations.  
LiveType LiveType 2.1.3 Final Cut Express titling tool to create movie titles and credits, broadcast ads, or web banners.  
Logic Express Logic Express 9.1.1 Create your own music using an advanced spectrum of features and tools.  
MacSpice MacSpice 2.10.25 Simulates and analyses electronic circuits.  
Modo Modo 501 (43314) 3D Modeling, painting, and rendering.  
Mr Bayes Mr Bayes 3.2.1 Bayesian estimation of phylogeny.  
MySQL Administrator MySQL Administrator 1.2.12 Allows for administering MySQL servers and instances.  
MySQL Query Browser MySQL Query Browser 1.2.12 Allows for querying MySQL servers and instances.  
OIV OIV 10.2 ARTstor Offline Image Viewer creates presentations that enable side-by-side comparisons, etc.  
OmniGraffle Professional OmniGraffle Professional 5.4 Tool for creating graphical charts and diagrams. Many predefined symbol palettes.  
Opera Opera 10.10 According to the company - the coolest, fastest, and most secure Web browser.  
Open XML Converter Open XML Converter 1.1.3 Allows you to convert Office 2008 Mac or Office 2007 Windows files to earlier versions of Office Mac.  
OpenOffice.org OpenOffice.org 3.4.0 Open source word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, and drawing program. LibreOffice
PAUP PAUP 4b10 Software package for inference of evolutionary trees.  
PowerCADD PowerCADD 9.1.0 2 dimensional, WYSIWYG drawing program.  
Praat Praat 5.1.25 Doing phonetics by computer.  
ProfCast ProfCast 2.6.5 Tool for recording and publishing your live presentation.  
PSU Font Pack 1 Installer PSU Font Pack 1 Installer N/A Installs additional Adobe fonts for use during current session.  
QQ QQ Beta 1 Build 606 The most popular free instant messaging computer program in Mainland China.  
Readiris Readiris 11.5.6 Perform optical character recognition (OCR) on scanned documents.  
SubEthaEdit SubEthaEdit 3.5.4 Allows groups of users (on the internet) to edit the same document, live, in real time.  
SuperCollider SuperCollider -Unofficial Build- A real time audio synthesis programming language.  
SplitsTree SplitsTree 4.11.3 Compute evolutionary networks from molecular sequence data.  
Strata 3D CX Strata 3D CX 5.1 3D modeling - create photo-realistic or stylized images and animations.  
TeXShop TeXShop 2.33 TeX editor and previewer.  
TI Connect X TI Connect X 1.8 Use TI Connect to link your handheld to your PC and the Internet, and expand its capabilties.  
TopMod TopMod v2.222 Topological mesh odeling system that allows users to create high genus 20manifold meshes.  
Tracer Tracer 1.5 A program for analysing the trace files generated by Bayesian MCMC runs.  
WMV Player WMV Player 2.4.4.2 Microsoft's media player.  
Yahoo! Messenger Yahoo! Messenger 3.0.1 beta Chat with friends over the Internet. AOL compatible.  
VPNClient VPNClient 4.9.01 (0180) Establish end-to-end, encrypted VPN tunnels for secure network connectivity.  

Fall 2012

Icon Application Version Use Recommended Replacement
Write N Cite Write N Cite 2.5 Adds Refworks functions to word processors.  
Oracle Calendar Oracle Calendar 10.1.2.0.0.710 Penn State's for-fee calendaring service. Penn State recommends using the University Collaboration Suite instead.
MacClade MacClade 4.08 Computer program for phylogenetic analysis.  
Cleaner Cleaner 6.5.1 Process, author, and encode video and audio for Web, CD, and DVD delivery.  
UZRViewer UZRViewer 1.4 Java based UZR Viewer.  
Stitcher Stitcher 3.5.2 Create high-resolution panoramic scenes from still images.  
image viewer image viewer 10.1 Madison Digital Image Database image viewer.  
iModeller 3D Professional iModeller 3D Professional 2.6 Automatically creates 3D objects with textures from photographs.  
MacBS2 MacBS2 2.1b4 (277) Mac Basic Stamp application used to program the BASIC Stamp microcontroller from Parallax.  
Populus Populus 5.4 Simulations used to teach population biology and evolutionary ecology.  
AppleWorks AppleWorks 6.2.9 Integrated package - drawing, painting, spreadsheet, word processing. As Apple has discontinued AppleWorks, we recommend Microsoft Office or Apple iWork (where available).
AudioXplorer AudioXplorer 1.3.2 A powerful sound analyzer program which has been discontinued. If possible, use another program!  
Pixie Pixie 2.3 Display color of pixels on your screen. Useful for web developers and others working with colors.  
Applet Launcher Applet Launcher 13.2.0 Run local or remote Java applets. Applet Launcher is now integrated into the Mac OS.
Front Row Front Row 1.1 Media viewer for browsing media using the Apple Remote or a keyboard. Apple has discontinued Front Row.
Property List Editor Property List Editor 3.2 Programmer utility to edit '.plist' files. Apple has integrated Property List Editor into Xcode.
QuickTime Broadcaster QuickTime Broadcaster 1.5.3 Encode audio and video in real-time for streaming live events. Apple has discontinued QuickTime Broadcaster.
Adobe Contribute CS5 Adobe Contribute CS5 6.0.0 Enables content authors to quickly and easily update existing websites and blogs. As of Adobe CS6, Adobe Contribute is no longer part of Adobe's Creative Suite.
Adobe Flash Catalyst Adobe Flash Catalyst 1.0.0.273393 Rapidly create expressive interfaces and interactive content without writing code. Adobe recommends using Adobe Creative Suite 6 as a replacement.
Adobe Media Player Adobe Media Player 1.8 Desktop media player that allows content publishers to define branding and advertising in their content. Adobe has discontinued Adobe Media Player.
Adobe On Location Adobe OnLocation 5.0.1.018m Direct-to-disk recording and monitoring with powerful metadata support. Adobe recommends using Adobe Prelude instead.
Adobe Soundbooth CS5 Adobe Soundbooth CS5 3.0 (20100319.0305) Clean up recordings, polish voice-overs, customize music, apply high-quality filters, and more. Adobe recommends using Adobe Audition instead.
Apple Qadministrator Apple Qadministrator 3.5.2 Create one or more clusters of service nodes to batch jobs from Shake or Maya. Apple recommends moving to Final Cut Pro X instead.
Apple Qmaster Apple Qmaster 3.5.2 Distribute Shake and Maya render tasks across a Mac OS X network. Apple recommends moving to Final Cut Pro X instead.
DVD Studio Pro DVD Studio Pro 4.2.2 Create professional-quality DVDs. Apple recommends moving to Final Cut Pro X instead.
Motion Motion 4.0.0 Create advanced motion graphics with startling clarity and unprecedented color fidelity. Apple recommends moving to Final Cut Pro X instead.
OmniDictionary OmniDictionary 2.0.4 On-line dictionary. Discontinued.
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