• Downloadable Plugins

    Plugins, Internet browsers, and Other Downloads

    Most of the downloads listed below are free. 

    Please make sure to search these sites carefully for free versions of these plug-ins.

    Each piece of software will have different minimum technical requirements.  Be mindful of your computer’s specifications and the requirements for each program.

     

    Acrobat Viewer: Has tools used to view, edit, and sign PDFs.

     

    Excel Viewer: Used to open, view, and print Excel workbooks. You can also copy data from Excel Viewer to another program but you cannot edit data.


    Flash: Required to view certain types of internet content, such as YouTube videos.


    Internet Explorer: Web browser created and maintained by Microsoft.


    Mozilla Firefox: Web browser created and maintained by Mozilla. We recommend this one.

     

    Google Chrome: Web browser created and maintained by Google.  A good choice.


    PowerPoint Viewer: Lets you view power-point presentations created in PowerPoint 97 and later versions.


    Quick Time: Lets you view Internet videos and personal media in a wide range of file formats.


    Windows Media Player: Used to play a variety of media files (videos, music, etc.)


    Word Viewer: Used to view, print and copy Word documents.

    Open Office: A freeware alternative to Microsoft Office. Used for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, database, etc.


    Libre Office: Another freeware alternative to Microsoft Office.  Used for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases, etc.