Software Downloads

Software Distribution for UWF Faculty and Students

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Public Domain (Free Stuff)
  Java Runtime Engine Sun Java browser plug-in.  
  Audacity Free open source software for recording and editing sounds.  
  LAME Encoder Audio encoder required for Audacity to export audio files in .MP3 format.  
  Firefox Alternate web browser.  
  Windows Defender Free anti-spyware software.  
  Flip4Mac Use Windows Media files on a Mac.  
  Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Windows Allows Office 2003 users to work with documents created in Office 2007.  
  Docx Converter for Mac Allows Mac users to open documents created in Word 2007.  
  Microsoft Office File Converters and Viewers View and/or work with files created with Microsoft software that is not installed on your computer.  
  Adobe Acrobat Reader Program to read Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) files.  
  FileZilla FTP (File Transfer Protocol) clients for Windows and Macs.  
  TrueCrypt Encryption software for Windows Vista/XP/2000, Mac OS X, and Linux. Allows you to create an encrypted file container.
TrueCrypt Instructions  
  7-Zip for Windows Easy-to-use file encryption software.
7-Zip Instructions for Windows  
  7-Zip/7zX for Mac Easy-to-use file encryption software.
7-Zip/7zX Instructions for Mac  
  ClamXav Free virus checker for Mac OS X
QuickStart Guide  
UWF Gmail Mail-To Link Setup (for Windows) Makes "mail-to" links launch UWF Gmail. [Questions and Answers] 
Software Licensed for Faculty and Staff (Licensed ONLY for Faculty and Staff Use)
  Respondus Assessment Tool Respondus is a Windows application for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Desire2Learn. NOTE: Apple Macintosh users can run Respondus using Windows emulation software such as Microsoft's Virtual PC.  
Desktop Alert (Alertus) Alertus is used to display emergency alerts on your computer screen. In the event of a UWF emergency, an alert will pop-up and take over your entire screen with a warning that's impossible to miss.
Installation Instructions  
SAS e-Learning for Faculty UWF instructors and enrolled students have free access to SAS' award-winning e-Learning courses as part of the University's SAS Education Analytical Suite (EAS) license.

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SAS e-Learning Program Information  

  SPSS Software (for home use)

Commuter licenses have replaced faculty Work-at-Home download rights.

To accommodate work-at-home, faculty are licensed to use eDesktop or university owned laptops (PC & Mac) with an SPSS commuter license. Contact the ITS Help Desk for commuter license requests - helpdesk@uwf.edu or 474-2075.

IBM SPSS may be used only for teaching and non-commercial academic research on computers owned or leased by UWF. Any other use including but not limited to university administration and operations is strictly prohibited.  

  Respondus StudyMate Author Respondus StudyMate Author is a Windows authoring tool that enables instructors to create a dozen different types of learning activities using four simple templates. These activities can be published directly to your Desire2Learn course or to a simple URL that students can access from a computer, smartphone or tablet.  
  TurningPoint

TurningPoint audience response system integrates with MS PowerPoint and allows students to participate in presentations or lectures by submitting responses to interactive questions using a ResponseCard keypad. Educators can download TurningPoint for complimentary development use. However, you will not be able to receive more than 5 responses without a licensed 2008 receiver or purchased 2008 code. More info
2008 Quick Start Guide

 
McAfee (Windows - for home use only) The University's preferred anti-virus software package. [Questions and Answers] 
  Respondus LockDown Browser Custom web browser for taking quizzes in eLearning.  
Software Licensed for Students (Licensed ONLY for student use)
  Respondus LockDown Browser Custom web browser for taking quizzes in eLearning.  
McAfee for Students The University's preferred anti-virus software package for students. [Questions and Answers] 
SAS e-Learning for Students Enrolled students have free access to SAS' award-winning e-Learning courses as part of the University's SAS Education Analytical Suite (EAS) license.

Select this option to retrieve your student access code.

SAS e-Learning Program Information