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.
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 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 2 or earlier only works on Windows, or Macs running Parallel. BriefCatch 3 works on both Mac and Windows.
- You can find the old Brief Catch key and BriefCatch 3 installation instructions here.
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.