Plugins, Internet browswers, and Other Downloads

Navarro College uses a wide variety of technology to deliver tools and services to students and faculty – and this means you will likely experience a technical difficulty from time to time.  We’ve created this area for you to get the help you need.


In some instances, the browser you are using can cause you to experience technical issues.  Here are links to some of the more popular browsers available.

Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox


Here are links to several applications which may be necessary to view various files on your computer:

Acrobat Reader – View and print PDF documents.

Quicktime – Play online audio and video content that is compatible with QuickTime.

Windows Media Player – Supports Windows Media (WMA, ASF), MP3, WAV, MIDI , AVI, and other formats.

Flash – Experience automation and entertainment.

Real Player  – Play audio and video content. (Choose Get RealPlayer Free.)

Shockwave – Experience automation and entertainment.

Java – Allows a user to view and interact with JAVA Applets and JavaScripts.

iTunes – Download, play and save audio files on your computer.

office_symbol Microsoft Office Utilities 

Office Compatibility Pack – Install this compatibility pack if you would like to open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations that were created in the newer versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. If you are using an older version of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel, this download will allow you to files created in newer versions.

Microsoft Word Viewer  –  View, print and copy Word documents, even if you don’t have Word installed. This download is a replacement for Word Viewer 2003 and all previous Word Viewer versions.

Microsoft Excel Viewer  – Open, view, and print Excel workbooks, even if you don’t have Excel installed. This download is a replacement for Excel Viewer 97 and all previous Excel Viewer versions.

Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer  – Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer lets you view full-featured presentations created in PowerPoint 97 and later versions.