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Test your computer - Plugins software and downloads

The following is a series of file formats commonly used in the Moodle environment. Follow steps 1-4 to ensure your computer is capable of handling these basic formats. If you have troubles managing other files in your course refer back to this page where you can select links to additional plugins and programs at the bottom of this page.

Step 1. Ensure you can view Adobe Acrobat files

Click here to see if you can open, view and print the Adobe (.pdf) document.

if you can, proceed to Step. 2

if not, download the latest free Adobe Reader plugin:Windows | Mac

Step 2. Ensure you can run Flash animation.

Can you see the ball and make it bounce?

if you can, proceed to step 3.

if not, download and install the free player: Windows | Mac

Step 3. Ensure you are able to run QuickTime video

Click here to see if you can play a QuickTime video

if you can, proceed to step. 4

if not, download and install a free QuickTime Media player: Windows | Mac

Step 4. Ensure that you are able to play Windows Media files

Click here to see if you can download and play a Windows Media video

if you can, you are ready to continue.

if not, download and install the free Windows Media player: Windows | Mac

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Additional Free Downloads (if required)
Firefox
Internet Explorer 7
Shockwave Player
RealPlayer 10
PowerPoint Viewer
Excel Viewer

Word Viewer

Visio Viewer

Works 6.0 Converter for Works and Word Users
PowerPoint 98 Viewer (for Mac)
Microsoft Word 97, 98, and 2000 Converter (for Mac)

 

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