Adobe Reader

Adobe reader is needed to view PDF files, a common document format on the Internet and here at the Law School. Click below to download the Adobe Reader installer.

  • Download Adobe Reader for Windows here.

Alternative Web Browsers

Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are alternatives to Microsoft Edge. A few of their features include tabbed browsing and increased security features. Generally, browsing with Firefox or Chrome protects you from most spyware and adware.

  • Download Firefox by clicking here.
  • Download Chrome by clicking here.

Anti-Virus Software

If you are running Windows 8 or 10, you will already have Windows Defender however it may need to be activated. If you need help activating it, contact the HelpDesk.

For personal computers BYU now provides Sophos Anti-Virus through your BYU email account. Download information here.

Malwarebytes is a free Anti-Malware Software that will search your computer for affected files and delete all threats.  Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware here.

For personal computers BYU recommends, but does not support Sophos Anti-Virus’ free tier.

Brief Catch

Brief Catch is a legal editing tool that is an add-on to Microsoft Word. For access please reach out to Prof. Gerdy Kyle.
Also please note that Brief Catch only works on Windows, or Macs running Parallel.

  • You can find the Brief Catch page here.

Examplify Instructions

Examplify is used to administer electronic exams on computers, such as your laptop. The following information will help you learn to install and use the Examplify software.

  • Complete Examplify Instructions here.

VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player can be used to play most multimedia files.

  • Download VLC by clicking here.


Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform.

  • Download Zoom  here.