Technical Recommendations

 Software Description/Details
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Adobe Reader software is the global standard for electronic document sharing. It is the only PDF file viewer that can open and interact with all PDF documents.

Apple Quicktime
Quicktime is a powerful multimedia technology with a built-in media player. It lets you view internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media in a wide range of file formats.

Flash Player

The Flash download is used to view animated flash files on web sites.
Shockwave Player
Shockwave Player is the web standard for powerful multimedia playback. It allows you to view interactive web content like games, business presentations, entertainment, and advertisements from your web browser.

Mozilla Firefox
Firefox is one of two web browsers that are highly recommended when using Blackboard.

Google Chrome
Google Chrome is another web browser that works very well when running Blackboard.

VLC Media Player
VLC Media Player is an excellent audio and video player that plays many different file types/formats.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can detect and remove malware that even the most well known anti-virus and anti-malware applications fail to detect.

CC Cleaner
CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space.

Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft Security Essentials represents the best free antivirus protection currently available on the market.

Java software allows you to run applications called "applets" that allow you to have a much richer experience online than simply interacting with static HTML pages.

MS Office Compatibility Pack
Install this compatibility pack if you would like to open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations that were created in the newer versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.