How to Purchase Software

Sofware can be purchased online and downloaded from the web. If you have any questions see our Software Download FAQ. Most software packages are accompanied by license agreements specifying the conditions of use. Even with shareware or freeware, there may be some minimal conditions of use. Please see the Policies page for more information.

Purchasing for Departments/U of T computers


uSOURCE is the University of Toronto's onine purchasing system.

What you need: FIS numbers, a uSOURCE account.

How you get the software: download (instructions on downloading your software) or order and pick up media from the LSO.


If you are not currently set up on uSOURCE, please contact to get your user-role setup. If you require the software immediately you can purchase using these order forms.

Purchasing for Individuals/Personal computers

What you need: credit card, access to a computer on the U of T network.

How you get the software: download or order and pick up media from the LSO