Technical Requirements

Operating System:
Windows XP, VISTA, 7 / Mac OS 8, 9, or X

Pentium 233-megahertz (MHZ) processor or faster
At least 64 megabytes (MB) of RAM
At least 1.5 gigabytes (GB) available on hard drive
CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
Keyboard, Mouse, or other compatible device
Video adapter and monitor (800 x 600) or higher resolution
Sound card
Speakers or headphones

Internet Explorer 7 (Or newer)         Click here  for download
Firefox                                           Click here for download

Application Software:

Microsoft Office 2003 / 2007 / 2010 (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
For Microsoft Office call the SUNY Cobleskill bookstore at (518)255-5227, or go to
Here are some options if you are not going to buy MS Office:

OpenOffice (Substitution for MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)

Google Drive (Substitution for MS Word and Excel)

Prezi (Substitution for powerpoint)

These applications are also required:
Adobe PDF Reader           Click here  for download
Adobe Flash                    Click here  for download
Windows Movie Maker      Click here for download
Quicktime                       Click here for download