1. Does Ivy Tech offer discounted software?
Unfortunately Ivy Tech does not have any agreements with major software makers, however, the Bookstore may have what you're looking for.
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2. Is there any free software that Ivy Tech recommends? The following software may be useful for your studies and it is available for download free of charge.
Viewer software is for users who do not have Microsoft products. It allows them to view Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access files, but does not allow the user to edit these files.
- Word 2007 Viewer for Windows
- Excel 2007 Viewer for Windows
- PowerPoint 2007 Viewer for PC
- PowerPoint 98 Viewer for Mac
- Visio Viewer 2010 for Windows
OpenOffice is comparable to the Microsoft Office Suite except it is totally free! OpenOffice comes with programs that are equivalent to Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access. These programs will open, edit, and save files created in Microsoft programs, as well as let you create your own files.
Free software for viewing and printing Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files from the Internet Download Adobe Reader. Download Adobe Reader
Get security updates for Windows, Internet Explorer browser updates, and software patches at Microsoft's download center.
Java for Internet Explorer
Java software lets you enjoy the best the digital world has to offer, including games and puzzles, sports, chat, email, the arts, financial tools and much more. Certain components in Ivy Tech websites will not work properly without the Java plug-in. Download Java.
Macromedia Flash lets designers and developers integrate video, text, audio, and graphics into effective experiences. Download Flash.
QuickTime is software that allows Mac and Windows users to play back audio and video on their computers. Download Quicktime.
The Shockwave Player allows you to view interactive web content like games, business presentations, entertainment, and advertisements from your web browser. Download Shockwave.
Microsoft Silverlight is a web application framework that integrates multimedia, computer graphics, animation and interactivity into a single runtime environment. Download Silverlight
Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player is an application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers running the Microsoft Windows. Download WMP
AVG Free provides you with basic anti-virus and anti-spyware protection for Windows and is available to download for free.
CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Additionally it contains a fully featured registry cleaner. Download Ccleaner
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