This ultimate suite includes ChemDraw Ultra 7.0, Chem3D Ultra 7.0 and ChemFinder Ultra 7.0. It adds E-Notebook Ultra 7.0, BioAssay Pro 7.0, MOPAC, Gaussian & GAMESS interfaces, ChemSAR Server Excel, CLogP, Purchasing for Excel, CombiChem/Excel, and even more, as well as the full set of ChemInfo databases, including ChemACX & ChemACX-SC, The Merck Index and ChemMSDX, to ChemOffice Pro.

ChemDraw and ChemOffice Note

We now have users go to Cambridgesoft to download and register a copy. The "download" links below will link you to the following Cambridge Soft web site ...

  1. Visit
  2. Enter their Williams College email in the email field.
  3. Create a CambridgeSoft user account.
  4. Download and install ChemDraw or ChemOffice.
  5. Activate the software.

Contact with any problems or questions.

ChemOffice (CambridgeSoft)
EViews is a stats package for time series, cross-section, or longitudinal data analysis.
EViews 10 (QMS)
Williams College has a compus wide license that covers both network and individual installation of Mathematica. If you need an individual copy for your computer that doesn't require campus network connection, you can request one directly from Wolfram Research following the instructions below.
Request the download and key:
1. Follow the link below to fill out the form to request an Activation Key directly from Wolfram:
Williams Faculty and Staff
Williams Students
2. Click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
3. Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your platform
4. Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt
First time request:
If this is your first time to request an individual installation of Mathematica from Wolfram Research, you need to create an account:
1. Go to and click "Create Account"
2. Fill out form using a email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
(Note: this is not an account on a Williams server so don't provide your Williams password!)
Mathematica 11 (Wolfram)
Design Science MathType™ for Windows and Macintosh is a powerful interactive tool that will revolutionize the way you create print and web-based documents that contain math. MathType works with any word processor, presentation program, page layout program, HTML-authoring tool, plus other types of software, to create equations for research papers, class materials, web pages, slide presentations, journal articles and books.
MathType 5.1 (Design Science)
Williams College offers a campus-wide license to MATLAB, Simulink, and companion products. All students, faculty and staffare eligible to download and install these products on their college computers as well as their personally-owned computers. If you do not yet have an account with Mathworks with Williams email address yet, Go to the Williams College MATLAB Portal to create one
Mesquite is software for evolutionary biology, designed to help biologists analyze comparative data about organisms. Its emphasis is on phylogenetic analysis, but some of its modules concern population genetics, while others do non-phylogenetic multivariate analysis.

Mesquite replaces MacClade ...

For more information see:

Mesquite (replaces MacClade)
MiKTeX is an implementation of TeX and related programs for Windows.
SAS for Academia. Please contact Adam Wang for details on installation.
SAS - Fac/Staff Only
With Scientific WorkPlace Version 5, you can create, edit, and typeset mathematical and scientific text more easily than ever before. The software is based on an easy-to-use word processor that completely integrates writing mathematics and text in the same environment. With the built-in computer algebra system, you can perform computations right on the screen.
Scientific WorkPlace 5 (MacKichan)
Software for chemical analysis. For a detailed description see the vendor's web site at:

Spartan 16 (Wavefunction)
TeXnicCenter is a feature rich and easy-to-use integrated environment for creating LaTeX documents on the Windows platform.
Clicking the download link below will send you to the MacTex web page were you can download the MacTex installer. MacTex includes a working version of TexShop.
TexShop - MacTeX

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is installed on all of our PC and Apple computers which OIT provides to Faculty and Staff.
Faculty, Staff and Students may install Office 365 onto their personal computers by following the instructions at:

Adobe Applications

Adobe apps are available for college-owned computers (e.g., faculty and staff workstations). Students can access them in the labs and libraries. More information

Software Request

Please let us know if you do not see a software title that you believe would be useful to the Williams community.

Faculty: Please contact your instructional support liaison.

Students: Please contact your faculty members.

Staff: Please send your request to or contact Desktop Services.

Terms of Use

Software on this web site has been licensed to Williams College and should be used in a manner that is consistent with the educational objectives of the College.