PLUG-INS & DOWNLOADS

 

 

 

 
 
PLUG-INS FOR INTERNET COURSES
Software and Plug-in Downloads

Some distance learning courses require special "plug-ins" to make your browser function correctly.  This page contains many of those required downloads for your convenience.  Follow directions for each plug-in. All of these downloads are free.

Real Player
Some courses require RealMedia audio and video files.  To download the player, click "Download" below. 
Download RealPlayer Basic

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RealOne Player
The free RealOne Player features the latest media player, music jukebox, and a built-in media browser to play the widest variety of streaming media formats on the Web.
Download RealPlayer One

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Microsoft Compatibility Pack for PowerPoint & Excel
With Microsoft PowerPoint viewer, you can view PowerPoint presentations without having PowerPoint installed on you computer.
Download PowerPoint Viewer 2007  
With Microsoft Excel viewer, you can view Excel Worksheets without having Excel installed on you computer.
Download Excel Viewer

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Flash Player
With Macromedia Flash Player, you can view the best animation and entertainment on the Web.
Download Flash Player

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Shockwave Player
With Macromedia Shockwave Player, you can enjoy multimedia games, learning applications, and product demonstrations on the Web, using exciting new 3D technology. Macromedia Shockwave Player includes Macromedia Flash Player.
Download Shockwave Player

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Acrobat Reader
Many documents at Coastline are preserved as special .pdf files.  Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® is free software that lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files. With Acrobat Reader, you can also fill in and submit Adobe PDF forms online. And now Acrobat Reader for Palm OS® lets you view Adobe PDF files on the go.
Download Acrobat Reader

PALM/PDA users: Click here to obtain and install the software you'll need to view Acrobat files on your PALM or PDA.  Once installed, right click any .pdf on your computer and select "Send to Palm" to have it "in the palm of your hand."

Download Acrobat for PALM/PDA
Get Acrobat Reader for Palm/PDA

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Browsers
Most students will be able to view the portal using the most common browsers:
Internet Explorer 5 (and above), Netscape (4.x and above), or Mozilla (1.2 and above).

Download Internet Explorer
Download Netscape
Download Mozilla (open-source browser available for various platforms)

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Windows Media Player

Some courses utilize Windows Media audio and video files.  To download the player, click "Download" below.  Install the executable file by selecting RUN.
Download Windows Media Player

 

 
Microsoft Word 2007
File compatibility download (PDF)

 

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