Helpful Software

Helpful Software

Perform a System Check

Plugins & Programs

Acrobat Reader for Internet Explorer
Acrobat Reader for Firefox
Acrobat Reader for Chrome
View portable document files (PDF)

Check Flash Player for your browser
Play animations and movies

Open Office
Create, view and edit word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, graphic, and database files

Primo PDF
PrimoPDF lets you convert virtually any file to PDF, including Microsoft® Word, Excel®, and PowerPoint®.

Quicktime Player For Firefox
Quicktime Player For Chrome

Play videos, images, sound, and interactive files

Microsoft Silverlight is an application similar to Adobe Flash for playing animations and movies.

Windows Media Player
Play videos, images and sound.

Office Applications

PowerPoint Viewer
View and print Microsoft PowerPoint presentations

Convert WPS files to DOC

MS Word Viewer

Open Office

Libre Office


Supported Browsers
Widely used browsers that are compatible with the D2L Learning Management System

Respondus Lockdown Browser
Browser that may be required by Lone Star College faculty for administering and reviewing online assessments in the ANGEL Learning Management System

Respondus LockDown Browser Student Guide
Helpful documentation for using the Respondus Lockdown Browser