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    Core Dartmouth Software

    Details

    Use the links below to install the core Dartmouth software. It is important to note that you will need an active Dartmouth NetID for some of these applications to work once they are installed. 

    Some classes may require students to install additional applications. In these instances, the faculty member will let you know the application, and, if Dartmouth provides the software, where to download the software. 

    For IT Technology Set up Sessions

    If you are in a new student IT orientation session, click the appropriate link below:

    How to Use Compressed Files and Installers

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    Most software installers provided by Apple Computer, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, and other third-party companies are provided as compressed files. Compression is used so that installers can be packed into a smaller single file that can be downloaded from the Internet more quickly and easily. Anyone who uses installers or transfers large files regularly and wants to understand more on how compression works and why it is necessary can benefit from this information.

    What is File Compression and Why is It Essential?

    Acrobat Reader for Windows

    Details

    Adobe Acrobat Reader is a freeware program that allows you to open files that were saved in a PDF format. PDF is a file format used for making documents available while retaining their formatting. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader from Adobe's website. Please pay close attention to each page on the Adobe website to be sure you are not downloading optional software that you don't want or need.

    Upgrade to Internet Explorer 11

    Details

    Microsoft ended support for Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 on January 12, 2016.

    Software Downloads for Linux

    Details

    Dartmouth offers several Linux software programs for your use.

    Some applications require a license number or serial number.  One of the files that is expanded from the original file you downloaded will contain the appropriate license information.

    Practica Musica for Macintosh

    Step-by-Step

    This application is KeyServed and requires KeyAccess be installed on your computer, as well as a connection to the Dartmouth network each time you run Practica Musica.

    Download Apple Quicktime Player

    Details

    Install Updates for QuickTime Player for Macintosh

    Step-by-Step

    If Apple has released an update to QuickTime Player, you can install it using App Store Updates in Mac OS X.

    Final Draft for Macintosh

    Step-by-Step

    1. Download Final Draft.
    2. Double-click the downloaded file to unzip it.
    3. Open the "Final Draft" folder and double-click the Final Draft.mpkg file to launch the installer.
    4. Follow the prompts, selecting the default options.
    5. Refer to the "FD9_Read_MeMac" document to complete the installation.

    Details

    Final Draft is screenwriting software.

    Set Separate Scan ON as Default on a Konica Minolta

    Step-by-Step

    1. Press the Scan/Fax button.
    2. Select Application.
    3. Select Separate Scan to turn it ON.
    4. Press the Menu button.
    5. Select Utility.
    6. Press User Settings, then Scan/Fax Settings, then Default Scan/Fax Settings.
    7. If Current Setting is selected, change selection to Default Setting, then press OK.

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