Information Services Division


Software and Services

Software and Services can only be requested by an Information Asset Owner (IAO) or Information Asset Administrator (IAA).


NameDescriptionRequest Form
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL databases

Data Safe Haven - Request for Service

MySQLMySQL databases
PostgreSQLPostgreSQL databases
REDCapSecure web platform for building and managing online surveys 
Data Ingress DesktopSecure Desktop for importing files from external web portals 

DSH Desktop - Available Software

7-Zip File Manager

Application for Archiving (Encrypting) & Decrypting, compressing and decompressing of documents.
View the Guidance for data encryption (Downloadable Word Document) using 7-zip

Adobe Reader XIDesigned to view, create, manipulate and manage files in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF)
AnacondaPython distribution for large-scale data processing, predictive analytics, and scientific computing
ArtifactoryEnables you to securely install packages from the CRAN, PyPi and Conda public repositories in Anaconda and R.
AudacityOpen source software for recording and editing sounds
DSS Player LitePlays Olympus DSS files.
Gpg4winA solution for file and email encryption.
IBM SPSS Statistics 25A statistical Package, designed for analysing data.
IrfanViewAn image viewer that can view, edit, and convert image files and play video/audio formats.
Microsoft Office 2013Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
Notepad++Source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
NVIVO 12It has been designed for qualitative researchers working with very rich text-based and/or multimedia information, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data are required.
OpenPseudonymiserPseudonymise datasets by creating a digest of one or more columns of a CSV file.
PythonHigh-level and general-purpose programming language.
R 3.4.3Software environment for statistical computing and graphics
R 3.6.2Software environment for statistical computing and graphics
RStudio 1.2RStudio IDE is a powerful and productive user interface for R.
SAS 9.4Is an integrated system of software products. That enables the programmer to perform: data entry, retrieval, management, and mining report writing and graphics statistical analysis business planning, forecasting, and decision support operations
StataMP 13Integrated statistical package for data analysis, data management, and graphics.
StataMP 14Integrated statistical package for data analysis, data management, and graphics.
StataMP 15Integrated statistical package for data analysis, data management, and graphics.
StataMP 16Integrated statistical package for data analysis, data management, and graphics.
VLC media playerVLC is a portable multimedia player, encoder, and streamer supporting many audio and video codecs and file formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols

Apply for new software

We are happy to accommodate users by installing new applications for them as and where we can. Users should consider the alternatives available above and any licensing implications there may be.

To apply, please submit request by completing the Data Safe Haven - Software Request self-service form (this can only be completed by an Information Asset Owner or an Information Asset Administrator)