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Browser Plug-ins


A browser plug-in is a computer application that interacts with a Web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari) to perform a specific function, such as viewing a video file.


The following is a short list of commonly used browser plug-ins that you may need to download and install on your computer to view certain types of files on the Sacramento State websites, including SacCT. All links in this section open the webpage in a new window.

  • adobe reader downloadAdobe Reader Download: The reader enables you to view, print and search Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

  • java downloadJava Download (version 7): Run "applets" which are small applications designed with Sun's Java, such as SacCT chat and Blackboard Collaborate.

    - Windows Users - select either Windows Online (32-bit) or Windows Offline (64-bit), depending on whether you are using a 32 or 64-bit browser.

    - Mac Users - select Mac OS X (10.7.3 version and above).

Video Players

Last updated: July 1, 2015   




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