Plug-ins are software programs that extend the capabilities of your internet browser and allow you to access and view many of the materials in your online course. Each of these programs can be downloaded directly to your personal computer for FREE. Click on the links to download:
Adobe Reader - The most reliable, efficient, and effective way to share information electronically. Adobe Acrobat files end with the .pdf extention and are usually used for larger files. You may need this program to open up course information.
VLC - The media player that fills all your needs. It can handle DVDs, (S)VCDs, Audio CDs, web streams, TV cards and much more.
WinZip - files are "archives" used for distributing and storing files. Usually the files "archived" in a Zip are compressed to save space. Zip files make it easy to group files for electronic transport and copying.
PowerPoint Viewer - If you do not have PowerPoint installed on your computer this will allow you to open and view PowerPoint presentations in your online class. Follow the directions on this link for downloading.
Microsoft Word Viewer - This program allows anyone who does not own Word to view and print documents that were created in Word. Word Viewer can open documents created with all previous versions of Word (Windows & Macs)
Flash Player - This plug-in allows you to view high-impact, animated web content (ex: Flash movie, animation).