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Additional software

The following software programs may be needed for some courses.

Application Programs  Version  Comments 
Macintosh Safari Web Browser  4.0 

Initial indications are that it is compatible with USQ learning platforms and administrative systems.

Mac Safari updates and support
 

 

 

 

Microsoft Office 2007 or 2010
Office 2008 for Mac
Word
Excel
Outlook
Access
PowerPoint
FrontPage (optional) 
 
 

Recommended minimum office productivity tool. Note, this is the USQ standard for staff. Documents created by USQ staff using this software may not open properly in older versions of the same software. (Note the USQ Bookshop is able to sell Windows and Macintosh versions of Office at significant discounts off RRP pricing to registered students.)

Microsoft Office updates and support
 

 

Microsoft Outlook Express
Mac Mail and Outlook 
 
Recommended e-Mail Client. 

 
Mozilla Firefox Web Browser  3.6.12  Still undergoing extensive testing. Initial indications are that it is compatible with USQ learning platforms and administrative systems. 
Mozilla Firefox updates and support. 
 
Open Office for Mac, Windows or Linux  3.1.1  Open source Office productivity tool. Not supported by USQ but maybe suitable for some students.
Open Office updates and support 
 
QuickTime player  7.6  QuickTime Player latest version
QuickTime Player support 
QuickTime Player 
 
Shockwave (Macromedia)  8.5.1  Shockwave 
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