SOFTWARE
OVERVIEW
1. Acrobat Distiller 9
Creates PDF documents
2. Adobe 3D Reviewer

3. Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro Extended
(On wiki under Adobe Creative Suite)
This application allows you to work with PDF1 documents, create portfolios of diverse resources, add comments and annotate PDFs, develop and track interactive forms.
4. Adobe Captivate 4
(On wiki under Adobe Creative Suite)
For communication and presentations. It allows you to create interactive simulations and software demonstrations effortlessly.
5. Adobe Captivate Reviewer 10

6. Adobe Live Cycle Designer ES8.2
Produces interactive forms
7. Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.0
(On wiki under Adobe Creative Suite)
A program that allows image editing and illustration. This program can edit and enhance your photos by fixing common flaws instantly or using advanced options for more control.
8. Adobe Premiere Elements 7.0
A video editing and animation program. Create home videos like a famous director!
9. Apple Software Update
Check new software available for apple computers.
10. Audacity
(more info on wiki)
Audacity is an audio editor and recorder. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio, Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs, Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files, Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together, Change the speed or pitch of a recording and more.
11. Default Programs
Choose the program that windows will default to.
12. Desktop Gadget Gallery
In this program there is a calender, clock, CPU metre, currency, feed headlines, picture puzzles, slide shows, stocks, weather and windows media which you can place on the desktop.
13. Internet Explorer
Finds and displays information and web sites on the internet.
14. SCORM Packager
Click on the above to learn more.
SCORM stands for “Shareable Content Object Reference Model”.
SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-learning software products. SCORM tells programmers how to write their code so that it can “play well” with other e-learning software. Specifically, SCORM governs how online learning content and Learning Management Systems (LMSs) communicate with each other. SCORM does not speak to instructional design or any other pedagogical concern, it is purely a technical standard.
15. Windows DVD Maker
Burn pictures and video to DVD.
16. Windows Fax and Scan
Send and receive faxes or scan pictures and documents
17. Windows Media Player
Play digital media including videos, music, CD's and DVD"s
18. Windows Update
Delivers software updates and drivers and provides automatic updating options.
19. XPS Viewer
View, digitally sign and set permissions for XPS documents.
20. 7Zip
The 7-Zip File Manager is a program for manipulating files and folders.
21. Accessories – Calculator, Maths Input Panel, Notepad, Paint, Snipping Tool, Sound Recorder, Sticky Notes etc
Calculator = Basic calculator to do mathematical problems.
Maths Input Panel = uses the math recognizer that's built into Windows 7 to recognize handwritten math expressions. You can then insert the recognized math into a word-processing or computational program.
Notepad= Notepad is a basic text-editing program and it's most commonly used to view or edit text files.
Paint= Allows you to create, design a picture. You have the options of using different shapes and brushes, colours. Text and pictures can be inserted into the picture.
Snipping Tool= Allows you to cut an area from your page or take a “SNIP” of the whole page. Once you have taken the “Snip” you can save it, send it to someone else, draw on your “snip” or highlight it.
Sound Recorder = Record sound and save it onto your computer
Sticky Notes = Students can make notes to themselves on their desktop – homework reminders?
22. Activ Software
Allows you to craete interactive lessons and presentations. Very similar to Smart Technologies - see below. I would recommend smart technologies over activ studio as this is the program the DET now supports and is slightly easier to use.
23. Adobe – Flex 3, Media Player and Adobe Presenter
Adobe Presenter - This application makes it easy for teachers to turn PowerPoint presentations into dynamic Flash files ready to share on the web. Build quizzes, capture video and add voice and music to your presentations.
Flex 3 - Plays content produced in Adobe Flash (the type of content you would see on websites)
24. Adobe Help Viewer 2

25. Adobe Web Standard CS4 -

Adobe Bridge
Multimedia manager
Adobe Contribute
(On wiki under Adobe Creative Suite)
A web and print publication. Update web content quickly, easily and safely without learning HTML
Dreamweaver
(On wiki under Adobe Creative Suite)
A web and print publication. Design, develop and maintain standards – based websites and applications
Fireworks
(On wiki under Adobe Creative Suite)
A web and print publication. Create, edit, and optimise images for the web.
Adobe Flash
(On wiki under Adobe Creative Suite)
A video editing and animation program. Create and deliver advanced interactive content for desktops and devices. Create lash animations and applications.
Media Encode

26. Art Rage 2 Starter
Painting Software. Use in art and design.
With ArtRage you can paint with oils, sketch with pencils, sprinkle sparkling glitter and much more. Stencils and rulers let you create precise shapes or smooth curves and straight lines freehand. Tracing and Reference images let you load photos to recreate as paintings either by eye or by letting ArtRage select colours for you as you paint. For professional users, ArtRage offers Layers, Layer Groups and Layer Blend Modes compatible with the PSD file format.

27. Desktop Utilities – SetS10e and Setxga

28. Dia
Dia is geared towards informal diagrams for casual use. It can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams. It currently has special objects to help draw entity relationship diagrams, UML diagrams, flowcharts, network diagrams, and many other diagrams. It is also possible to add support for new shapes by writing simple XML files, using a subset of SVG to draw the shape.
29. Free Mind
A mind mapping tool to visualize ideas, projects, concepts, brainstorms, and collaborations.
30. Games

31. Geo Gebra
(More information on maths page in wiki)
Multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for learning and teaching. Covers geometry, algebra and calculus.
32. Google Sketch Up 7
Google SketchUp is software that you can use to create 3D models of anything you like.
33. GIK @ Runtime Environment

34. iTunes
iTunes is the best way to enjoy your music and video with your PC, iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV.

Use iTunes to import CDs or download songs and videos from the iTunes Store. Make playlists for any occasion. Burn playlists to CDs and play them on your home or car stereo. Sync your media with iPod or iPhone to enjoy it on the go, or play your collection on your TV with Apple TV.

35. Learning Essentials

This site is outstanding - it offers students tutorials to show them how to do each of the items listed in the adjacent list.
It also has templates for students to help them with things such as essay and report writing, graphs etc etc.
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36. Len Mus Phonascus 4.0
(In wiki on music page)
LenMus is a program for learning music. LenMus program allows you to focus on specific skills and exercises, on both theory and aural training. The different activities can be customized to meet your needs, and it provides interactive feedback until mastery of each concept is achieved. It also includes an score editor.
37. Lenovo
Energy Management is a notebook power management system designed by Lenovo exclusively for notebooks. Through close coordination of software and hardware, it provides the controls needed in fine-tuning power consumption and various notebook components' performances, thus extending the notebook's battery life and improving its endurance.
38. Maintenance

39. Microsoft Forefront
Scan your computer for unwanted software, schedule scans and get the latest unwanted software definition.
Microsoft Office


40. Access 2007
Create data bases and programs to track and manage your information.
41. Excel 2007
Performs calculations, analyses information and visualises data in spredsheets.
42. One Note 2007
Program to assist students and teachers to gather, organise, find and share notes and information.
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43. Outlook 2007
Send and receive email, manage your schedule, contacts and tasks and record your activities.
44. PowerPoint 2007
Create and edit presentations for slide shows, meetings and web pages.
45. Publisher 2007
Create and edit newsletters, brochures, flyers and web sites.
46. Word 2007
Create and edit professional looking documents such as letters, papers, reports and booklets.
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47. Encarta Dictionaries
This provides a dictionary for students which gives the meaning of the word as well as being able to hear the word being spoken. It also has a thesauraurus, provides translations in french, spanish, german and italian as well as doing verb conjugations.
48. Microsoft Math
Solve and graph data functions and equations. Provides statistics, trigonometry, linear algebra, calculus and much more.
49. Encarta Kids 2009

Lots of information, activities, movies and pictures.
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50. Microsoft Student with Encarta
Premium

This program is suited to high school students. It includes a multimedia encyclopedia, dictionary and atlas.
An excellent resource for teachers and students. This site provides tutorials, activities, templates and videos. Well worth a look
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51. Notation Player
(In wiki on music page)
Player is a tool for creating and arranging music-- both the sound and the printable notation. You can create music with your mouse and keyboard, or by recording from a music keyboard connected to your computer. Player helps you find and download MIDI (.mid) and Karaoke (.kar) files from the Internet, and converts them to sheet music with amazing accuracy. You can use MIDI files that you find on the Internet as a starting point for preparing arrangements that suit your musical tastes, your playing ability, or the membership of your band or choir. You can print the music you have created or imported, view it on the screen, and sing or play along with it as the score is played. You can also extract particular parts for performers in your ensemble.
52. Periodic Table – Earth’s Core, Periodic Table and Periodic Table Quiz
(more information on science page in wiki)
PERIODIC TABLE - The application contains all the elements of the Periodic Table along with images of the elements in their natural state, as well as lots of other information and interactive displays.
PERIODIC TABLE QUIZ - Contains 801 questions designed to test your knowledge of the Periodic Table; the elements and thier properties as well as chemistry and chemical processes. Many different styles of question on a variety of different topics. Includes picture questions!
EARTH CORE - A science program loking at rocks, gems and minerals

53. Muse Score 0.9
(More information is on the music page on the wiki)
Music Notation Program
54. Quick Mark
QuickMark for PC is a powerful, yet easy to use PC application that lets you decode multiple popular 2D & 1D barcode formats via a image file (drag & drop), a screen capture, or your webcam. Not only does QuickMark let you scan barcodes, it also allows you to create your own 2D barcodes via a simple interface. Several useful user configurable options are also available, such as an output mode to use a webcam for automatic keyboard input.

55. Quick Time
Export content to iPhone, iPod, and Apple TV. Capture movies and share them easily with your friends and family. Encode with the new H.264 video codec for exceptional quality.
56. Smart Technologies
(more info on wiki)
A software that allows you to create interactive lessons using the smart boards or presentations.
57. SRN Client
(more info on wiki under Student Response Network))
This software allows you to ask students questions - The questions can be asked via a word document, powerpoint, smartnotebook or verbally.