ltuzone macbook pro


Apple MacBook Pro

Audio Tech Engineering, Graphic Design, Media Communications


Eligible Fall 2014 students with a major of Audio Tech Engineering, Graphic Design, or Media Communications can receive a MacBook Pro laptop pre-loaded with program specific industry standard software through the LTuZone Program.

Please click the tabs below for hardware and software specifications.



Processor: 2.0 GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.2 GHz
Memory: 16 GB
Hard Drive: 256 GB Flash Storage
Display: 15" with Retina Display (2880x1800)
Wireless: 802.11ac
Graphics Processor Intel Iris Pro Graphics
Ports: 2 Thunderbolt ports, 2 USB 3 ports, HDMI, headphone port, dual microphones, SDXC card slot
Features: Backlit keyboard
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0 wireless
Camera: 720p FaceTime HD Camera

Installed Software


The following software will be installed on all MacBook Pro laptops for the 2014-2015 academic year. This list is subject to change.

Mavericks OS Java
Adobe CCE K2
Anti Virus Office for Mac 2011
Blackboard IM Omnigraffle Pro (Media Com. only)
Cyberduck Panopto Recorder
Final Cut Studio 3 Pro Tools 10 (Audio Tech Eng. only)
Final Draft (Media Com. only) PsychoPy
Firefox Quicktime Pro
iMovie Safe Connect Policy Key
iPhoto VPN Client



The following software will be additionally installed for students in the Audio Tech Engineering Program.  This list is subject to change.

VMWare Fusion 6.0.2 K2 software
Windows 8 OS Maple
Matlab & Simulink Minitab
Internet Explorer 10 System Center Endpoint Protection
Java VPN Client

Installed Software

2013-2014 academic year

The following software (*64-Bit Version) was installed on all MacBook Pro laptops for the 2013-2014 academic year.


Mountian Lion Apple operating system
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional*

Microsoft operating system

(see directions below to safely remove the Windows partition)



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



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



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



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



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



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)



Name of Software (Publisher)


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



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 ( 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