Recommended Software for Students
The software listed below is free and supported by the Wheelock Helpdesk. They are for Mac and Windows unless noted. For instructions on how to use the software or for more information, please browse the publisher's website.
- Adobe Flash: Youtube and other multimedia sites use this.
- Apple iTunes: Purchase music, movies, and apps for Apple products.
- Microsoft Silverlight : Used by Netflix and other multimedia sites.
- Oracle Java: Download the latest version for best compatibility with Moodle and other sites.
- Adobe Reader: Opens PDF files.
- CutePDF Writer: Converts documents to PDF on Windows. Macs can convert using the print menu in each application.
- Open Office: Free alternative to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Skype: Popular video chat client.