ltuzone macbook pro

LTuZone

Imaging or Media Communications students or those with a dual major in Architecture & Imaging

MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro

Eligible students with a major of Imaging or Media Communications or those with a dual major in Architecture & Imaging can receive a MacBook Pro laptop pre-loaded with program specific industry standard software through the LTuZone Program.

Click on the tabs for detailed specifications on hardware and software or click here to download a PDF brochure.

Hardware

Specifications

Processor: 2.66GHz Intel Core i7
Memory: 4GB (two 2GB SO-DIMMs) of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM; supports up to 8GB
Hard Drive: 500 GB Hard Disk Drive - 7200rpm
Display: 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display, 1440-by-900 resolution
Networking: Integrated Mobile Broadband - Upgradeable
Wireless: AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi (based on IEEE 802.11n specification); Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) wireless technology
Optical Device: 8x SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Graphics Memory: Base 2nd Touch - Nvidia GLM Discrete
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics and NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with automatic graphics switching
L3 Cache: 4MB shared
Video: iSight camera; Mini DisplayPort output port with support for DVI, VGA, dual-link DVI, and HDMI (requires adapters, sold separately)
Audio: Stereo speakers with subwoofers, omni-directional microphone, audio line in mini-jack (digital/analog), audio line out/headphone mini-jack (digital/analog)
Input: Full-size backlit keyboard with 78 keys. Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control.
Battery: Built-in 77.5-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
AC Adapter: 85W MagSafe Power Adapter, AC wall plug, power cord
Enclosure: Precision aluminum unibody

Installed Software

2013-2014 academic year

The following software (*64-Bit Version) will be installed on all MacBook Pro laptops for the 2012-2013 academic year. This list is subject to change. New and updated versions are highlighted in yellow.

  • Abaqus software is available for installation from CD. Students and faculty needing Abaqus should bring their Lawrence Tech laptops or tablets to the Computer Help Desk for Abaqus software installation.
  • Off campus users who need to run "on campus use only" software should install and use the VPN client software from Cicso Systems. Instructions for downloading and installing the VPN client can be found here.

 

Operating Systems – Dual Bootable

Mountian Lion Apple operating system
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional*

Microsoft operating system

(see directions below to safely remove the Windows partition)

 

Adobe Creative Cloud Enterprise for Mac

Acrobat X Professional Create and manage PDF documents
Air Enables developers to use HTML, JavaScript, Adobe Flash® software, and ActionScript® to build web applications
Bridge Digital asset management software
Dreamweaver Web design software
Encore Creative tools for DVD and Blu-ray Disc authoring as well as SWF file export to the web
Flash Builder Software for building games and applications
Flash Professional Authoring environment for creating animation and multimedia content
Fireworks Authoring environment for creating vector and bitmap images, mockups, 3D graphics, and interactive content
Illustrator Authoring environment for creating vector and graphic designs
InDesign Desktop publishing application
Media Encoder Automates the process of creating multiple encoded versions of source files
Photoshop Extended Image authoring tool
Prelude Tool for Windows and Mac to review, import, log, select, and export tapeless media
Premiere Pro Video authoring software
SpeedGrade Professional color correction application
After Effects   Graphics & visual effects software for film, online, & mobile devices

 

Autodesk 2013 for Windows

3DS Max Design 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and compositing software
AutoCAD* Computer aided design software
Maya* - on campus use only 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and visual effects software

 

Office for Mac 2011

Excel Spreadsheet software
Outlook Email client
Power Point Presentation software
Word Word processing software

 

Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows

Access Database software
Excel Spreadsheet software
Expression Web 4 Web site development software
InfoPath Design XML authoring and viewing software
InfoPath Filler XML authoring and viewing software
OneNote Note taking and information management software
Outlook Email client
Power Point Presentation software
Project Project management software
Publisher Document creation software
Visio Data visualization and diagramming software
Word Word processing software

 

Other Software for Mac

Name of Software (Publisher) Description
Cyberduck (Cyberduck) Open source FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, cloud files and Amazon S3 browser
Final Cut Studio Pro 3 (Apple) Video editing software
Final Draft 8 on campus use only Media Comm only (FinalDraft) Screenwriting and screenplay software
GarageBand (Apple) Software used to create music or podcasts
iPhoto (Apple) Digital photograph manipulation software
iMovie (Apple) Video editing software
Omnigraffle Professional Media Comm only (Omnigroup) Diagramming, charting, and visualization software
Pro Tools 10 Audio Tech Eng only (Avid) Audio and midi recording software
Quicktime 7 Pro (Apple) Digital media editing software

 

Other Software for Windows

Name of Software (Publisher) Description
B2 A/D Spice (BeigeBag) Circuit design software
Calc Plus (Microsoft) Calculator and conversion software
ChemDraw Pro 13.0 (PerkinElmer) Chemical structure drawing
COMSOL Multiphysics on campus use only (COMSOL) Engineering, design, and finite element analysis software
DataStudio (Pasco) Data acquisition, display and analysis program
Google Earth-Free Version (Google) Virtual globe, map and geographic information program
Grasshopper (i-grashopper) Graphical algorithm editor tightly integrated with Rhino’s 3-D modeling tools
LoggerPro (Vernier Software) Data-collection and analysis software
Maple 16 (Maplesoft) Math software analysis tool
MapleSim 6 (Maplesoft) Software to create, analyze, and run system-level models
Matlab & Simulink 2013a - on campus use only (The MathWorks) Software for simulation and model-based design.
Micro-Cap 10 (Spectrum Software) Integrated schematic editor and mixed analog/digital simulator
Minitab 16 (Minitab) Statistical and process management software
MySQL (MySQL) Database software
Rhino 5 - on campus use only(Rhino 3d) Digital design software
SketchUp Pro (Trimble) Design, visualization, and communication software
Spartan Student v5 on campus use only (Wavefun) Molecular modeling software
Visual Studio Premium 2012 (Microsoft) Integrated development environment (IDE)

 

Utilities for Mac

Name of Software (Publisher)

Description

Blackboard IM (Wimba)  Collaboration & communication software design for educational institutions
Firefox (Mozilla) Web browser
Focus Recorder (Panapto) Slide recording software
NOOK Study (Barnes and Noble) eTextbook application
Safari (Apple) Web browser
System Center EndPoint Protection  (Microsoft) Desktop security & management software

 

Utilities for Windows

Name of Software (Publisher) Description
7-Zip* (Microsoft) File compression software
Blackboard IM (Wimba) Collaboration & communication software design for educational institutions
CDBurnerXP(Impressum) Burn optical disks
DjVu plug-in (DjVu.org) Digital document format viewer for high resolution images and documents
Firefox (Mozilla) Web browser
Flash Player (Adobe) Media player
Focus Recorder (Panapto) Slide recording software
Google Drive (Google) Cloud storage service
Internet Explorer 9 (Microsoft) Web browser
Java - 32 & 64-bit* (Oracle) Java program platform which supports Internet applications
NOOK Study (Barnes and Noble) eTextbook application
PDF Annotator (Grahl) Software to add notes, comments, and annotations to PDF files
PDFCreator (Sound Forge) PDF creation software
Quicktime (Apple) Media player
Reader (Adobe) PDF reader
Realplayer (RealNetworks) Media player
Scientific Viewer 5.5 (MacKichan Software) Viewer to read and print documents with mathematical notations
Shockwave Player (Adobe) Media player
UW Classroom Presenter (University of Wisconsin) Tablet software for digital ink and slide sharing
VLC Media Player (VideoLAN) Media player
WinSPC (WinSPC) Graphical SFTP client
Write-N-Cite III plug-in (Refworks) Reference management software

Installed Software

2012-2013 academic year

The following software (*64-Bit Version) was installed on all MacBook Pro laptops for the 2012-2013 academic year.


Operating Systems – Dual Bootable

Snow Leopard v10.6.8 Apple operating system
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional*

Microsoft operating system

(see directions below to safely remove the Windows partition)

 

Adobe Creative Suite 6 for Mac

Acrobat X Professional Create and manage PDF documents
Bridge Digital asset management software
Dreamweaver Web design software
Flash Professional Authoring environment for creating animation and multimedia content
Fireworks Authoring environment for creating vector and bitmap images, mockups, 3D graphics, and interactive content
Illustrator Authoring environment for creating vector and graphic designs
InDesign Desktop publishing application
Media Encoder Automates the process of creating multiple encoded versions of source files
Photoshop Extended Image authoring tool
Premiere Pro Video authoring software
After Effects Graphics & visual effects software for film, online, & mobile devices

 

Autodesk 2012 for Windows

3DS Max Design 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and compositing software
AutoCAD* Computer aided design software
Maya* - on campus use only 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and visual effects software
Mudbox Digital sculpting and painting software
Motionbuilder - on campus use only Real-time 3D character animation software

 

Office for Mac 2010 for Mac

Excel Spreadsheet software
Outlook Email client
Power Point Presentation software
Word Word processing software

 

Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows

Access Database software
Excel Spreadsheet software
Expression Web 4 Web site development software
InfoPath Design XML authoring and viewing software
InfoPath Filler XML authoring and viewing software
OneNote Note taking and information management software
Outlook Email client
Power Point Presentation software
Project Project management software
Publisher Document creation software
Visio Data visualization and diagramming software
Word Word processing software

 

Other Software for Mac

Name of Software (Publisher) Description
Cyberduck (Cyberduck) Open source FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, cloud files and Amazon S3 browser
Final Cut Studio Pro 3 (Apple) Video editing software
Final Draft 8 - on campus use only Media Comm only (FinalDraft) Screenwriting and screenplay software
iLife (Apple) Photo organization software
Omnigraffle Professional Media Comm only (Omnigroup) Diagramming, charting, and visualization software
Pro Tools 10 Audio Tech Eng only (Avid) Audio and midi recording software
Quicktime 7 Pro (Apple) Digital media editing software

 

Other Software for Windows

Name of Software (Publisher) Description
B2 A/D Spice (BeigeBag) Circuit design software
Calc Plus (Microsoft) Calculator and conversion software
ChemDraw Pro 12 (PerkinElmer) Chemical structure drawing
COMSOL Multiphysics on campus use only(COMSOL) Engineering, design, and finite element analysis software
DataStudio (Pasco) Data acquisition, display and analysis program
Google Earth-Free Version (Google) Virtual globe, map and geographic information program
Grasshopper (i-grashopper) Graphical algorithm editor tightly integrated with Rhino’s 3-D modeling tools
LoggerPro (Vernier Software) Data-collection and analysis software
Maple 15 (Maplesoft) Math software analysis tool
MapleSim 5 (Maplesoft) Software to create, analyze, and run system-level models
Matlab & Simulink 2012a on campus use only (The MathWorks) Software for simulation and model-based design.
Micro-Cap 10 (Spectrum Software) Integrated schematic editor and mixed analog/digital simulator
Minitab 16 (Minitab) Statistical and process management software
MySQL (MySQL) Database software
Rhino - on campus use only(Rhino 3d) Digital design software
SketchUp Pro (Trimble) Design, visualization, and communication software
Spartan Student v5 on campus use only (Wavefun) Molecular modeling software
Visual Studio.NET 2010 (Microsoft) Integrated development environment (IDE)

 

Utilities for Mac

Name of Software (Publisher)

Description

AnyConnect (Cisco Systems) Allows off-campus LTU users to access on-campus only software & network resources
Blackboard IM (Wimba)  Collaboration & communication software design for educational institutions
Firefox (Mozilla) Web browser
End Point Protection*  (Symantec) Anti-virus protection software
NOOK Study (Barnes and Noble) eTextbook application
Safari (Apple) Web browser

 

Utilities for Windows

Name of Software (Publisher) Description
7-Zip* (Microsoft) File compression software
AnyConnect (Cisco Systems) Allows off-campus LTU users to access on-campus only software & network resources
Blackboard IM (Wimba) Collaboration & communication software design for educational institutions
CDBurnerXP(Impressum) Burn optical disks
DjVu plug-in (DjVu.org) Digital document format viewer for high resolution images and documents
End Point Protection* (Symantec) Anti-virus protection software
E-Reader (Library application) e-Book reader to use with online books available through LTU Library
Firefox (Mozilla) Web browser
Flash Player (Adobe) Media player
Internet Explorer 9 (Microsoft) Web browser
Java - 32 & 64-bit* (Oracle) Java program platform which supports Internet applications
NOOK Study (Barnes and Noble) eTextbook application
PDF Annotator (Grahl) Software to add notes, comments, and annotations to PDF files
PDFCreator (Sound Forge) PDF creation software
Quicktime (Apple) Media player
Reader (Adobe) PDF reader
Realplayer (RealNetworks) Media player
Scientific Viewer 5.5 on campus use only (MacKichan Software) Viewer to read and print documents with mathematical notations
Shockwave Player (Adobe) Media player
UW Classroom Presenter (University of Wisconsin) Tablet software for digital ink and slide sharing
VLC Media Player (VideoLAN) Media player
WinSPC (WinSPC) Graphical SFTP client
Write-N-Cite III plug-in (Refworks) Reference management software

Mackbook Helpful Hints

 

Change the macadmin account password

  • Click “System Preferences” in the Dock
  • Click “Accounts”
  • Click “Change Password…”

Quick Navigation

  • Apple+Shift+U = Utilities folder
  • Apple+Shift+A = Applications folder
  • Apple+K = Connect to server
MacBook icon

Some of the more used shortcuts

  • Zoom In/Out = control + scroll wheel
  • Hide/Show Dock = command + option + d
  • Restart Computer = command + control + eject
  • Log Off = command + shift + q
  • Sleep = shift + control +eject
  • Front Row = command + function + escape
  • Empty Trash = command + shift + option + delete
  • Force Quit = command + option + escape

You can view and download more shortcuts as a PDF image document.
Operating the multi-touch track pad can be found here PDF image