Brightspace (by D2L)

Downloads

The only basic software requirement for Internet courses is a web browser. Please check with your instructor to see if there are additional software requirements for individual courses. Below you will find links to freely available software which may prove helpful.

           

Application

           
           

Description

           
           

Ad Aware Free

           
           

Spyware scanning and removal

           
           

Adobe Flash Player

           
           

View Flash content

           
           

Adobe Reader

           
           

View and print Adobe PDF files.

           
           

AVG Free

           
           

Anti-virus

           
           

Download.com

           
           

Website that hosts reviews and software downloads.  Some of the available software is free and some is not.

           
           

Firefox

           
           

Web browser

           
           

Internet Explorer

           
           

Web browser

           
           

iTunes

           
           

Download course audio and video content from iTunes U.

           
           

IZArc

           
           

Compression Utility

           
           

Jing

           
           

Screen Capture and Recording Utility

           
           

Microsoft Excel Viewer

           
           

View and print MS Excel files.  Do not install if you have the full version of MS Excel.

           
           

Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

           
           

View and print MS PowerPoint files.  Do not install if you have the full version of MS PowerPoint.

           
           

Microsoft Word Viewer

           
           

View and print MS Word files.  Do not install if you have the full version of MS Word.

           
           

MWSnap

           
           

Screen Capture Utility

           
           

OpenOffice

           
           

Full suite of office applications that can open, edit, and save in MS Office file format.  Every bit as powerful as the suite from Microsoft.

           
           

PrimoPDF

           
           

Create Adobe PDF files through a virtual printer.

           
           

Quicktime

           
           

Media player

           
           

Respondus Lockdown Browser

           
           

This web browser is required by some instructors to take online tests.

           
           

Safari

           
           

Web browser

           
           

Windows Media Player

           
           

Media player

           
           

ZoneAlarm

           
           

Firewall