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Below are links to software meant primarily for faculty laptop computers.  However, faculty members might find valuable software for home computers as well.  All software is for the PC unless stated otherwise.
Useful Software

Free Tablet PC program to help people see your pen tip on the screen.

Free program to spell check any text input panel on a web page.

Zoomit, Direct Download
Free utility for magnifying and inking on the screen.

Free program that lets you right-mouse button click on any image to resize it.

Audacity is a free audio editor.   (Download
Lame if you want to use Audacity to create MP3 files.)

ScreenHunter is a completely free screen capture tool for you to easily take screenshots.

PDF Creator
Convert to PDF from any application by simply 'printing' to the PrimoPDF printer

Microsoft Reader
Read ebooks with your computer.

Microsoft Text-to-Speech Package
Install this after you install Microsoft Reader, if you want to use the text to speech features. 

Anti Malware Software

Spybot Search & Destroy
This free program is good at getting rid of adware and such. 

Webroot Spy Sweeper
This program is not free, however you can use it for 30 days and then decide if you would like to purchase it. 

This is a free multi component detection and removal utility.

Important Drivers

Install this driver to use Academy scanners.

Install this driver to use Academy Graphics Tablets.

Last Modified:  August 13, 2009