This page provides general usage guides on a wide variety of programs that students use in their coursework. Since it would be a formidable task to cover the entire plethora of academic software, we have compiled guides to programs most commonly used by students.
To download software available to current students, faculty and staff, login to http://downloads.reed.edu.
Some (but not all) of the applications listed below are provided by Reed College in the form of "keyed" applications. To find out more, visit our Keyed Software page.
Writing Papers (Text and Layout Design)
- Microsoft Word:
- Office 2008/11 to Office 2007/10 compatibility converter
- Foreign Language Shortcuts in OS X
- Dealing with Cyrillic Characters in OS X
- Creating a PDF File