Supported Operating Systems:  Available on the Alice FAQ web site.

General Description: describes Alice as …

“… an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a teaching tool for introductory computing. It uses 3D graphics and a drag-and-drop interface to facilitate a more engaging, less frustrating first programming experience.”

Availability: For classroom/lab availability see Campus Computing Labs.

Method for Obtaining:

  • For personal machines or machines on which you hold administrative privilege download from Alice and install.
  • For Mines-owned, ITS managed machines submit a Mines Help Center request for installation.

Cost:  Alice is free.

Documentation:  Available on the Alice FAQ web page.

In case of difficulties running the software in a Mines ITS managed lab:  Contact ITS via the Mines Help Center. We want the program to be properly installed, licensed and functioning. If you have questions about the use of the program, please contact your instructor, TA or lab manager.