Digital Media Lab

The Edge’s Digital Media Lab is a space in which people of all skill levels can access high-spec iMacs for their creative projects and, best of all, it’s free!

Offering 16 individually bookable iMacs, The Edge offers creative and industry standard software for design, 3D modelling, web and app development and image, audio and video editing, as well as access to a range of audio and design equipment.



Graphic Design and Image Editing
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
Audio Tools
  • ProTools
  • Logic Pro X
  • Ableton Live
  • Adobe Audition
  • Audacity
  • Garageband
Web & App Development
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Edge Animate
  • Adobe Muse
  • Adobe Scout
  • DPS App Builder
  • Eclipse
  • Python
  • Scratch
  • XCode
Film and Animation
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Flash and Player
  • Adobe Prelude
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Compressor
  • Handbrake
3D Modelling
  • Fusion 360 (Autodesk) only available in the Fabrication Lab, Level 0
  • FreeCAD
  • Blender
  • Cinema 4D Lite


If you’re looking to build some new skills, we also offer free access to, a leading online learning platform that can help you to learn software offered in the Digital Media Lab, as well as creative, business and technology skills to achieve (or discover!) personal and professional goals.

The Edge can provide you access to equipment, including midi keyboards, Wacom design tablets, headphones and much more to assist in the development of your project.


Book a computer in a few steps:

  1. Sign up for an Edge account
    If you already have an account, great, jump to step 2.


  1. Register your account, and have it approved.
    By registering your account for the Digital Media Lab, you’re agreeing to use the Macs to take advantage of the specialist software or for online learning of software provided.


  1. Once verified, use your login details to book a mac.


The Digital Media Lab is monitored by The Edge staff. Bookings outside of the intended use, or in breach of State Library policies may not be honoured.

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