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Download plug-ins


Plug-ins are software modules that add a specific feature to your web browser, allowing it to display different types of audio, video or animation. Some plug-ins are needed for Online courses. Please click each logo below and follow the download and installation directions provided by the plug-in companies.

Internet Explorer logo

Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) or Internet Explorer 10(IE10)
The new Internet Explorer 11, this browser version is not compatible with Blackboard Learn. (more information)

Firefox Mozilla logo

Firefox Mozilla. We recommend to install the latest version
Apple users can download it too.

Google Chrome icon Chrome (by Google)
Apple users can download it too.
Safari logo - Mac Users

Safari (only for Apple/Mac users)

Windows Media Player

Microsoft® Windows Media™ Player offers an all-in-one player for playback of high-quality audio and video, including the popular MP3 format. 

Real Player

With RealPlayer, you can experience the broadest range of audio and video content on the Web in the form of RealPresenter, RealAudio, and RealVideo files.

Quicktime Player

Apple Computer publishes the QuickTime plug-in for handling video, sound, animation, graphics, text, music, and even 360-degree virtual reality (VR) scenes. 

Schockwave Player
Flash Player

Macromedia publishes multimedia plug-ins that integrate text, graphics, animation, sound, and scripted interactions. Shockwave PlayerFlash Player

Acrobat Reader

Adobe publishes the Acrobat Reader plug-in that lets you view and print Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Java Runtime Environment

Java software allows you to run applications called "applets" that are written in the Java programming language.


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