By design, Port offers both market-leading, commercial software like NVivo, ArcGIS, and AutoCAD that are frequently used by professionals in the field, and also many free, open-source alternatives that are increasingly competitive. Test-drive both kinds in Port before you commit your own money and computer resources.
Port offers several image editing programs for both bitmap and vector images.
Port offers several audio and video editing programs.
Port provides commercial and open source software for CAD (Computer Aided Design), CAM (Computer Aided Modeling), and CAE (Computer Aided Engineering).
Data visualization helps with the understanding of data by putting it in a visual context, so that we may see patterns, trends, and correlations.
Engineering simulation software models dynamic systems to explore behavior, make predictions, and find solutions.
Geospatial analysis applies statistical analysis to data with a geographical or geospatial aspect. This software will be used in a wide variety of academic disciplines.
Statistical and quantitative analysis is fundamental in many research methodologies. These software packages work with small to large data sets, helping to organize, validate, analyze, reduce, and visualize the data.
Qualitative analysis looks at behavior and these software packages often work with textual and other non-numneric data.
Textual analysis tools can look at the frequency of terms and phrases, extract language from multimedia files, and code language for further statistical analysis.
Digital development tools include programming platforms for C++, Java, and other languages.
These tools allow creating casual to professional publications, including journal articles, theses and dissertation, and books and book chapters.
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