Eastern Illinois University provides students with a license to download Symantec anti-virus software.
Alternatively, students may use other antivirus products to be compliant with EIU WiFi and SafeConnect. Some suggested alternatives include:
Eastern Illinois University employees are provided with licensed software to assist and enable their work. These software titles are available for EIU computers and employee personal computers for work-related purposes.
Mac OS X
The following software is free and recommended to students and employees. Most Eastern computers will already have this software or equivalent installed. The installation files are hosted on external websites which EIU cannot control and is not responsible.
- 7-Zip - file archiver
- Adobe Reader - PDF viewer
- Audacity - audio editor
- CCleaner - PC cleaning utility
- CDBurnerXP - CD burning utility
- CutePDF - Save as PDF
- Google Chrome - web browser
- Java 7u51 - web plugin
- Malwarebytes Anti-Malware - malware clean up tool
- Mozilla Firefox - web browser
- Paint.NET - image editor
- PuTTY - SSH client
- Super AntiSpyware - malware clean up tool
- VLC - video player
- WinSCP - SFTP file uploader