Computer and Software

Computer and Software

UiO officially supports Windows, MacOSX and Linux as operating systems. 

Most of the pages on software and computer installation and usage are unfortunately not translated to English, but if you know some Norwegian, you might find them helpful. Go to the Norwegian Computer and Software pages

Need help?

Do you need help with the IT services?

Find and install software

The software database, UiO Program Kiosk: use software without installing it on your computer, change display language in an application.

Supported platforms

The Software Database

You'll find all software avaliable for installation at the UiO in the Software Database. If you can't find the software you need, please contact your local IT staff.

Saving and recovering files

Where do I save my files and other data? How can I get a file back if I have lost it or deleted it by mistake? Version control and personal Git reposotory.

Office 365 at the UiO

  • Free for students, faculty and staff
  • Install Word and other Office applications on up to 5 units
  • Unlimited storage on OneDrive