Java is required to run some tools in Blackboard.
The following are not required to use the basic features of Blackboard, but may be needed to display certain content types (especially audio and video files):
Download Adobe Flash
Adobe Flash Player is a browser-based application that provides viewings of applications, content, and videos.
Download Adobe Shockwave Player
The Shockwave Player allows you to view interactive web content like games, business
presentations, and entertainment from your web browser.
Download Quicktime Player
QuickTime is used to play some embedded or streamed animations, audio and video files.
Download Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player is used to play embedded or streamed audio and video files.
Download Real Player
Real Player is used to play some embedded or streamed audio and video files.
Download SVG Viewer
SVG-type graphics are far less common than other web formats, e.g. GIF, JPEG and PNG.
Download Adobe Reader
Adobe Reader allows the viewing and printing of Portable Document Format (PDF)