A plug-in is a software program that enhances the capabilities of a web browser. There are a wide variety of plug-ins available to enhance your online experience from audio and video players to all types of software applications. If your course content incorporates multimedia or requires that you view slide shows or read pdf files, you may need to use the plug-in link located at the bottom of the Browser Results window to access the many plug-ins myCourses has made available for you. If you are uncertain which plug-in you need, compare the examples listed below to the particular course file you are trying to open.
Most used Plug-ins:
If you do not have the Microsoft Office Suite, consider installing these plug-ins as well:
Other plug-ins that may be required
For further plug-in information, please see Blackboard's Plug-in page.