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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Education
April 16, 2014
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Installed Software 2012-2013

Note: Software with the OESS and WLU licenses can only be installed on computers owned by Laurier.

The Windows 7 install on this machine is based on Toshiba’s factory install of Windows 7.

The installed software includes;

Windows 7 (64bit) Professional

7-Zip (file compression – decompression tool)

Adobe Flash Player (allows your machine to play flash video)

Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 (organize, edit, create and share)

Adobe Premier 7 (similar to photoshop but for video)

Audacity (editing, creating sounds)

Band in a Box (music composition, etc)

Camstudio (screen capture to video)

Celestia (virtual planetarium)

Chrome Browser

ClearSea (video conferencing)

Clicker Paint (very kid friendly drawing program)

Comic Life (create comics)

CutePDF (create pdf files from any program)

DIA (diagram creation)

Dragon Naturally Speaking 11.5 SP1 (allows you to dictate to your machine)

DVD Flick (create DVDs with menus)

Eclipse Crossword

Eset (antivirus software)

Filemaker Pro 5.5 (database software used extensively in education)

Firefox with Download Helper (browser with video downloader)

Format Factory (convert almost any file type to almost any other)

Frames 4 (stop motion, claymation, digital story telling)

FreeMind (idea mapping)

Geometer's Sketchpad (geometry tool for construction, demo and exploration of math)

Gimp (raster graphics editor)

Google Drive

Google Sketchup 7 (3D sketch program)

Microsoft Silverlight (integrates interactive media)

Mimio Software and Drivers (drivers and tools allowing the use of a Mimio whiteboard)

MS Office 2010 Professional (improved paint and graphics program for windows)

Picassa (photo cataloguing and editing suite)

Pixie 2.12 (PJ drawing)

Point 2 View (drivers and software for specialty document camera)

Pure Sodoku

QuickTime Player

Quiz Faber (build quizes)


Skype (phone calls over the web)

Smart Board Drivers (allows you to connect and use a smartboard)

Smart Ideas 5 (Mind mapping, graphic idea mapping)

Smart Technologies Notebook (create and present utilizing the smart board)

SRN Client (virtual iClicker)

Tab+ v3 (math vector graphics)

Test Commander (build tests)

Tinker Plots 1.1 (data exploration and analysis)

Truecrypt (data encryption tool allows you to keep your files private)

VLC 2.0.2 (video and audio media player)

Word Q (helps you expand your writing ability)

There are many built in Windows 7 features and Toshiba utilities that you will find if you go exploring.