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  • 18 Windows pcs; one workstation is equipped for persons with disabilities.
  • 14 iMacs; two iMacs have midi keyboards
  • 1 Mac Pro "Quad Core" 3.7 supports large video editing projects.
  • 1 Windows workstation supports analog to digital video conversion. This equipment is also available for loan.

Specialty Equipment

  • 2 HD TV hdmi setup for laptop hook-up
  • Flatbed scanners with ADF and transparency adapters. Two scanners scan documents up to size A3 (16.5" x 11.7").
  • 1 scanner for scanning 35mm film negatives and slides
  • Braille Embosser (on one machine)
  • 2 Microfilm/Microfiche Reader/Printers that may be used to view and scan microfilm, microfiche and microcard (no fee for creating a digital copy).
  • 2 VCR/DVD combination units
  • 1 region-free DVD player that plays DVDs originating from anywhere in the world; this model is also available for loan.
  • 1 Laser Disc player
  • Audio cassette players and a CD player are available upon request.
  • Color laser printer (fee)
  • Black and white laser printer (fee)

Applications Installed on IMC Workstations

Windows PCs

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro DC  
  • Adobe Creative Cloud 
  • Audacity
  • Blender
    (on select machines, W3 & W33) 
  • DataStream
    (on one machine, W34)
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
    (on one machine, room LI B29)
  • Duxbury Braille Translator
    (on one machine, IMCFUSION-W25)
  • Jaws
    (on one machine, IMCFUSION-W25)
  • Kurzweil 1000 (with scanner)
    (on one machine, IMCFUSION-W25)
  • Microsoft Office
  • OmniPage Pro, OCR (text scanning)
    (on select machines)
  • VLC Player
  • WinSCP
    (FTP program)
  • Zoom Text
    (on one machine, IMCFUSION-W25)
  • 7-Zip File Manager


  • Adobe Acrobat Pro DC  
  • Adobe Creative Cloud  
  • Audacity  
  • Compressor
  • FileZilla (FTP program)
  • Finale  (on one machine, M9)
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Garageband
  • Harmonia
  • HandBrake
  • Keynote
  • iMovie
  • iTunes
  • MAX (on one machine, M9)
  • Microsoft Office
  • Motion
  • Numbers
  • Pages
  • Pro Tools (on select machines M9 and M11)
  • Quicktime Player
  • VLC Player
  • Xcode

Access Eligibility

Users must log onto the computers with their UAlbany user name and password. Guests are not allowed to use the lab computers. Workstations may be reserved for use. Drop by the service desk to request a reservation or contact us.

Where To Find

Basement of the University Library