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What are plug-ins, and what kind of plug-ins do I need?

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Plug-ins are proprietary software that plug into your browser to supplement it to support various activities such as audio, animation, etc.

You must have Java installed on your computer in order to access and use Blackboard Learn.

Students should download the free Adobe Flash Player, in order for them to view Flash files that may be used in their Blackboard courses.

For a list of other suggested software and plugins, please visit our Software Resources page. You can also run our Browser Check to ensure that your computer and browser meet the minimum requirements needed for Blackboard.




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