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Common Free Software

Title

Description

Mac/PC

Order

Adobe Flash Player

  • Flash Player is a plugin that enables multimedia viewing, web application creation, and video and audio streaming. Product Description. Available for use in the campus computer labs.

Mac-PC

INSTALL FLASH PLAYER

Adobe Reader

  • Reader is used for viewing, searching, printing, and commenting on PDF documents. Also available for use in the campus computer labs.

Mac-PC

INSTALL READER

Adobe Shockwave Player

  • Shockwave Player enables viewing of rich-media content on the web: animations, games, videos, and interactive demonstrations. Also available for use in the campus computer labs.

Mac-PC

INSTALL SHOCKWAVE PLAYER

Apple iTunes

  • iTunes is an online media store for purchasing and playing music, movies, TV shows, audiobooks, and apps. Also available for use in the campus computer labs.

Mac-PC

INSTALL iTUNES

Avast Free Antivirus

  • Avast is an antivirus software.

PC

INSTALL AVAST FREE ANTIVIRUS

Avast Free Antivirus for Mac

  • Avast is an antivirus software.

Mac

INSTALL AVAST FREE ANTIVIRUS FOR MAC

Evernote

  • Evernote is a note-taking application that allows users to create and save text notes, documents, photos, audio recordings (e.g. lectures, inteviews) and access them from any of their mobile devices and desktop computers.

Mac-PC

INSTALL EVERNOTE

Google Chrome

  • Chrome is a web browser for PCs, phones, and tablets. Also available for use in the campus computer labs.
  • For information on compatibility issues between browsers and most Sac State systems, please visit the Sac State Browser Compatibility Page.

PC

INSTALL CHROME

Mozilla Firefox

  • Firefox is a non-profit Web browser for Macs, PCs, Android phones, and tablets. Also available for use in the campus computer labs.
  • For information on compatibility issues between browsers and most Sac State systems, please visit the Sac State Browser Compatibility Page.

Mac-PC

INSTALL FIREFOX

RealPlayer Cloud

  • RealPlayer Cloud is a video player for use on PCs, phones, and tablets.

PC

INSTALL REALPLAYER CLOUD

Respondus LockDown Browser

  • Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboad. When students use Respondus, they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications during an online test.

Mac-PC

INSTALL RESPONDUS LOCKDOWN BROWSER

Sophos for Mac Home Edition

  • Sophos is an antivirus tool that protects against viruses, Trojans, worms, malware and other malicious software.

Mac

INSTALL SOPHOS FOR MAC

Thunder Screenreader

  • Thunder is a screenreading application for people with a visual impairment, or anyone who wants a free screenreading option.
  • Thunder works well with Windows 7, Vista or XP.

PC

INSTALL THUNDER SCREENREADER

Windows-Eyes

  • Windows-Eyes is a screen reading application that converts Windows components into synthesized speech. This download is available for PCs with a licensed version of Office 2010 or later.

PC

INSTALL WINDOW-EYES