Helpful downloads

If you need a program or plugin for the site, you'll find it here.

Why download Acrobat Reader?


Adobe® Systems developed a suite of programs under the name Acrobat®. Programs in the suite let web developers use a file format called Portable Document Format (PDF). This format captures information from a variety of desktop publishing applications and eases electronic delivery to you, the reader. GCSAA uses PDFs in order to deliver more information to you more quickly.

To view and print documents saved as PDFs, you must have The Reader -- a free software -- installed on your machine. Acrobat Reader is available by download from the Adobe web site. There you'll find more information about system requirements, platform options as well as step by step instructions for downloading.

Why download Authorware Web Player?


With Macromedia® Authorware Web Player, you can experience online learning applications on the web. GCSAA has created e-learning opportunities using Authorware. Authorware packages the file by converting it into small segments which can then be "streamed" from a server to your web browser.

In order to view a web-packaged Authorware piece, the Authorware Web player plug-in must be installed into the browser's plug-in folder. This free plug-in can be downloaded from the Macromedia web site. System requirements and options are explained.

Why download Microsoft Live Meeting?


GCSAA's webcasts are hosted by Microsoft Live Meeting. You can learn more and determine if your computer meets the specifications for a the Live Meeting software. System requirements and options are explained. If you have registered for a webcast, you will recieve an email with information on how to connect to your GCSAA webcast.

Why download Flash Player?


With the Flash player you can access video features and online demonstrations we have established on the site. This free download can be accessed from the Macromedia web site. System requirements and options are explained.

Why download QuickTime?


With the QuickTime player you can access video or audio features we have established on the site. This free download can be accessed from the Apple web site. System requirements and options are explained.

Why download Windows Media Player?


With the Windows Media Player you can access video or audio features we have established on the site. This free download can be accessed from the Microsoft web site. System requirements and options are explained.