Discounted and Free Software
CCA students, staff and faculty are eligible to access free and trial versions of popular software titles from companies such as Autodesk® and Adobe®. The links below will lead you to the sign-up pages.
Adobe® Creative Cloud™ for Students: Desktop Applications and Cloud Storage
Adobe® Creative Cloud™ for Faculty and Staff: Contact the Helpdesk for more information.
Apple software for MacOS
ArchiCAD free student software: ArchiCAD Free Student and Teacher Version
Ashlar-Vellum Student/Faculty Licensing (Graphite): The Ashlar-Vellum Student/Teacher Unit Licensing (STU)
Autodesk Software FREE for Students:
Students now can access virtually infinite computing power with Autodesk cloud-based solutions. Learn how you can create, visualize, analyze, simulate, and iterate your designs faster–eliminating long wait time in studios or computer labs. Improve your course project outcomes by moving computation-intensive tasks to the cloud, enabling rapid visualization and simulation and optimized collaboration with access to intelligent, data-rich models. Learn how you can solve your complex design challenges anywhere, anytime right now.
Cyberduck: FTP Client
Google Sketchup: 3D Modeling Software Sketchup from Google
Journey Ed Online Software Store
Lucidpress: Design and layout software
Microsoft Office in Education: Office 365
Rhino 3D educational single-user licensing: Rhino3d
Shapr3D: Shapr3D 3D modeling for iOS. Professional, easy CAD on the go. Create sketches, extrude and modify them with our advanced toolset for 3D modeling. All you need is an iPad and Apple Pencil. Available at the App Store, Get the free educational license here.
SolidWorks student edition: The SolidWorks Student Edition
X-rite i1Profiler Software: For use with X-Rite i1 Display Pro Monitor Calibrators