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The TechCenter allows public access to nearly 100 computers. All computers feature Windows XP and the following standard applications:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
Internet Web navigation through tabbed browsing, web search from the toolbar, advanced printing, easy discovery, reading and subscription to RSS feeds, and much more.
Microsoft Word 2007
Word processing software to create and share great-looking documents with a comprehensive set of writing tools and an easy-to-use interface.
Microsoft Excel 2007
Spreadsheet software to analyze, share, and manage information and make more informed decisions.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
Presentation software to create dynamic and high-impact presentations faster than ever.
Microsoft Access 2007
Database software to make more informed decisions by effectively tracking, reporting, and sharing information.
Microsoft Publisher 2007
Publishing software to create professional looking publications and marketing material in house.
Microsoft Office 2007 Picture Manager
A flexible way to manage, edit, and share your pictures. Picture Manager can automatically perform corrections to your pictures. If you ever need to adjust something more specific, you can choose from several individual picture editing tools.
Microsoft Office 2007 Clip Organizer
A tool that arranges and catalogs clip art and other media files. Clip Organizer can be used by itself, as a stand-alone program, and through the Clip Art task pane in Office programs.
Adobe Reader 8
Adobe Reader 8 software is used to more securely view, print, search, sign, verify, and collaborate on PDF documents.
Audacity 1.2.6
Free, open source software for recording and editing sounds.
Coffeecup Free HTML Editor 9.0
Drag and drop HTML Editor with built-in FTP uploading. It has wizards for tables, frames, forms and fonts.
InterVideo WinDVD
Anyone who enjoys watching video clips or DVDs on a PC will enjoy the WinDVD digital entertainment experience with crystal-clear, smooth playback of video and audio.
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 17 Deluxe
Mavis Beacon typing tutorials will monitor your progress, flag your weak spots and offer challenging lessons to help improve your keyboarding skills.
PDF Creator Plus 4.0
PDF Creator Plus makes PDF creation possible from a variety of software applications (such as Microsoft Word). You can also create TIFF, JPEG, Windows BMP images, and placeable Enhanced Metafile (EMF) files.
Roxio Creator Basic
Burn your digital to data to CD.
Roxio MyDVD Basic
Edit and burn movies and slideshows to DVD.
Windows Accessories
  • Calculator
  • Character Map
  • Word Pad
Windows Games
  • FreeCell
  • Hearts
  • Internet Backgammon
  • Internet Checkers
  • Internet Hearts
  • Internet Reversi
  • Internet Spades
  • Minesweeper
  • Pinball
  • Solitaire
  • Spider Solitaire
Windows Media Player 11
Great new ways to enjoy all of your digital media. It’s easier than ever to access music, video, and pictures on your computer.
Windows Movie Maker 2.1
Create, edit, and share your home movies right on your computer.
Windows Paint
Drawing tool used to create simple or elaborate drawings. These drawings can be black-and-white or color, and can be saved as bitmap files. You can print your drawing, use it for your desktop background, or paste it into another document. You can even use Paint to view and edit scanned photos.
Zoomtext 8.1
Advanced screen magnification for vision impaired computer users.

In addition to the standard applications above, the TechCenter's Graphic Computers have the following:

  • Epson Perfection 4490 Scanners
  • Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat 8 Professional
  • ABBYY FineReader Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

In addition to the standard applications above, the TechCenter's Web Development Computers have the following:

  • Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Standard, including Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Contribute, Bridge, ExtendedScript Toolkit
  • Microsoft VisualStudio 2005
  • Mozilla Firefox