Software in Online Courses

Software

Below are some of the software, plugins and requirements that you may need during your online course. Please note that not all courses require all of the applications below.
Downloading and installing these applications should be easy but if you have any questions or problems with supported software, please contact the Help Desk at (920) 465-2309 or helpdesk@uwgb.edu
 

Adobe Reader

A free application used to read documents in PDF format.
http://get.adobe.com/reader/
 

Adobe Flash Player

A free plug-in used to view multimedia content such as animations.
http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
 

Java

http://www.java.com/en/download/index.jsp
 

MediaSite

A free (to students) application used to capture and show video content. This website will check that your computer is ready to view MediaSite content.
http://www.sonicfoundry.com/site-requirements
 

Microsoft Office

A group of applications used to create presentations, spreadsheets and documents. These applications are available on campus computers, and available for free to students off-campus. For more information, click the link below.
https://uknowit.uwgb.edu/page.php?id=41011
 

SilverLight

A free plug-in used to view video content.
http://www.microsoft.com/getsilverlight/Get-Started/Install/Default.aspx
* When installing software be sure to read all instructions carefully to ensure you only install the desired software and abide by User Agreements