Technical Requirements

Hardware

Recommended
Minimum
Windows 2000, XP or Vista
Sound capable

Windows 98
Sound Capable

Mac OS X
G3
Sound Capable

Mac OS 9
G3
Sound capable
Screen Resolution
1024 x 768 800 x 600
Internet
Hi speed Broadband or Cable 56k Modem
Applications
Microsoft Word Word Processor
OpenOffice is a free alternative to Microsoft. You can download it at www.openoffice.org


Browsers

What is a web browser?

Sometimes, the version of your browser or the type of web browser you use will effect the web pages you visit. It is beneficial to stay current with the latest browsers to ensure the best possible web experience.

Internet ExplorerMicrosoft Internet Explorer (currently version 7)
free download: www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/
FirefoxFirefox (currently version 3)
free download: www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox
OperaOpera (currently version 9.1)
free download:www.opera.com

SafariSafari (for Mac OS) *Does not show HTML Editor
free download: Safari for Mac OS
free download: Safari for Windows

Plug-ins

What is a plug-in?

Plug-ins are programs that interact with your web browser to run applications for various functions for example viewing documents or video.

FlashAdobe Flash Player
The Standard for viewing rich web content: animations and application user interfaces.
free download: http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer
QuicktimeQuickTime (currently version 7)
For viewing video, music, animation, sound, and more.
free download: QuickTime for Windows
free download: QuickTime for Macintosh
Windows Media Player 11Windows Media Player (currently version 11)
Stand alone and plugin for viewing media, video, music and sound files.
free download: www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download/

Adobe ReaderAdobe Reader (currently version 9)
Used to open and view all PDF files / documents (.pdf)
free download: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

Last modified: Friday, June 22, 2012, 05:16 PM