Applets and Plugins

Some web content on University websites require additional software or "plug-ins" in order to be viewed.  Below is a list of the most common applets and plug-ins with links for downloading.

FLV - Adobe Flash
View Flash movies and other Flash interactive content with Adobe Flash Player.

PDF - Adobe Reader
View Portable Document Format (PDF) files with the most recent version of the Adobe Reader.

MOV - Apple QuickTime
View Apple QuickTime movies and other interactive content.

DOC - Open Office
View and edit Microsoft Word (DOC) documents with the latest version of the Open Office suite.

XLS - Open Office
View and edit Microsoft Excel (XLS) spreadsheets with the latest version of the Open Office suite.

PPT - Open Office
View and edit Microsoft PowerPoint (PPT) presentations with the latest version of the Open Office suite.

MS Office - Downloads

  • Microsoft Viewers and Converters - for various versions of Microsoft Office files. Available for Windows only.
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack - by installing the Compatibility Pack in addition to Microsoft Office 2000, Office XP, or Office 2003, you will be able to open, edit, and save files using the file formats in newer versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

JAVA - Java Runtime Environment
This software allows you to run certain internet applications that require the Java Runtime Environment.