Recommended Software Applications & Plug-ins
Software Applications & Plug-ins
Use the links below to obtain and install any plug-ins or viewers needed for your Blackboard courses. When you download software, be sure to obtain the latest (final) version.
- Web Browsers
- Screen Reading Software
- Audio and Media Players
- File Compression
- File Readers and Viewers
Software Available to UIS Students
Information Technology Services provides many instructional software applications and digital resources for UIS students free of charge. For instance, Microsoft Office 365 is availalbe to UIS students for FREE.
In addition, UIS students may purchase reduced price software through the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Software WebStore offers discounted software to UIS faculty, students, and staff, including anti-virus, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, WinZip, and more.
Download Firefox Firefox
Download Opera Opera
Download Internet Explorer Internet Explorer
Download Safari Safari
Screen Reading Software
A free screen reading software that allows you to listen to any text on your PC.
Audio and Media Players
download iTunes Apple iTunes
Download Real Player Real Player
Download Windows Media Player Windows Media Player
Download QuickTime Apple QuickTime
Download Adobe Flash Player Adobe Flash
Download Adobe Shockwave Player Adobe Shockwave
Download a Trial Version of WinZip Winzip
File Readers and Viewers
Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for PDF Adobe Acrobat Reader
Microsoft Office Viewers