Helpful Software

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• Browsers Supported by Brightspace
• Perform a System Check

The following software or browser plugins are only supported by the Service Desk where indicated.

Plugins & Programs

• Troubleshoot viewing PDF files on the web

• Check Flash Player for your browser
      Play animations and movies

• Primo PDF
      PrimoPDF lets you convert virtually any file to PDF, including Microsoft® Word, Excel®, and PowerPoint®.

• Quicktime Player For Firefox 
• Quicktime Player For Chrome
       Play videos, images, sound, and interactive files

• Silverlight
       Microsoft Silverlight is an application similar to Adobe Flash for playing animations and movies.

Office Applications

      In order to help you be a successful student, we provide Office 365 to every student enrolled at Lone Star College free of charge. With Office 365 on your personal device(s), you will have access to the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more!


• Browsers Supported by Brightspace - 
      Widely used browsers that are compatible with the Brightspace Learning Management System 

• Respondus LockDown Browser Student Guide - Supported by the Service Desk.
    Helpful documentation for using the Respondus LockDown Browser, a browser that may be required by Lone Star College faculty for     administering and reviewing online assessments in the Learning Management System.