CoPA Remote

Student Software Resources


Provided by The New School / College of Performing Arts
Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud includes Acrobat Pro, Audition, Media Encoder, Photoshop, Premiere Pro and more.


Canvas is The New School’s online classroom.


Chrome browser based collaborative music making platform (Digital Audio Workstation) for all experience levels

If you are having trouble accessing your Soundtrap account from the Spring semester, please contact the Help Desk below.


Video web conferencing software

Remote Lab is a 24/7 service which allows students and faculty to remotely connect to lab computers from off-campus. Academically relevant software is available on over 300 computers in the Remote Lab.

Check the IT Central Deals page for additional discounted software and hardware.

Course Specific Software

Ableton Live

Digital Audio Workstation

Please look for more information from your instructor/syllabus.


Ear training software

Auralia is accessible through your Canvas course for the price of $35. Please look for more information from your instructor/syllabus


Sound, video and lighting control for macOS

Please look for more information from your instructor/syllabus.

Useful Free Software

Ableton - 90 Day Trial

Digital Audio Workstation


Free and open source software for video recording and live streaming