Free Software Tools

Supporting qualified students, educators, academic researchers and open source contributors

Free Tools for Students

Intel supports the next generation of scientists and engineers by ensuring that students have free access to the select Intel® Software Development Products. All products include user forum support.

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  • Full or part-time matriculated students that are currently enrolled at a degree-granting higher education institution and have a school email address.
  • Students cannot be paid and/or compensated for software development. The products below are licensed to students for personal use to support their education, under the terms of the Non-Commercial License.

Free Software

Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition

Intel® Parallel Studio XE
Simplify the creation and modernization of code with the latest techniques in vectorization, multithreading, multinode, and memory optimization.

Linux*  Windows*  macOS*(C++)  macOS(Fortran)

Intel® Distribution for Python*
Access accelerated Python packages such as NumPy, SciPy, scikit-learn*, and easy access to Conda*, Numba*, Cython, and pyDAAL.

Intel® System Studio
Delivers tools and libraries to build, perform system-wide debug and trace, optimize, and analyze code on Intel® architecture.

Linux* and Android*  Windows*

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