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Software & Utilities

This page allows you to link directly to specific websites to download plugins and utility programs that might be required for your course. Click on the icons to access the site then follow the onscreen directions to download. Be sure to install the program once it is downloaded.

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Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software is the free global standard for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF documents. And now, it's connected to the Adobe Document Cloud - making it easier than ever to work across computers and mobile devices. It's the only PDF viewer that can open and interact with all types of PDF content, including forms and multimedia.


Java technology allows you to work and play in a secure computing environment. Upgrading to the latest Java version improves the security of your system, as older versions do not include the latest security updates. Java allows you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few.


Respondus LockDown Browser is a secure browser for taking quizzes in Desire2Learn. It prevents you from printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other applications during an assessment.


Microsoft Office 365 Education comes with a full version of Office and familiar Office applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and more. Office 365 Education is a user-based service and allows each student to install on up to five PCs or Macs, and five tablets (iPad) and access Office mobile applications on iPhone and Android phones.


WinZip is a trialware file archiver and compressor for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android developed by WinZip Computing. It can create archives in Zip file format, and unpack some other archive file formats.

Google Chrome (commonly known simply as Chrome) is a freeware web browser.

Mozilla Firefox (or simply Firefox) is a free and open-source web browser.