UToledo Online

Software Center

To download and install these software applications, students will need administrative access (i.e. be the owner or have admin rights) on a Windows or Mac computer with an up-to-date operating system and an Internet connection. Note: Chromebooks are not compatible with learning software.

Web Browsers

Google Chrome

This browser supports the highest compatibility with our technologies for best user experience.Download or Update Chrome

Mozilla Firefox

This browser supports high compatibility with our technologies for reliable user experience.
Download Firefox

Respondus LockDown Browser

Some courses may require LockDown Browswer (LDB) for taking quizzes and exams in Blackboard. This is typically listed in the syllabus and/or Blackboard course site. LDB is also available on iPad (contact your instructor to enable testing on iPad if you need this option). You must download UToledo’s licensed version of LDB and not a generic version from a web search.
 Download LockDown Browser

 Office Software

In addition to the educational technologies supported by UToledo Online, The University of Toledo’s department of Information Technology offers free and discounted software for personal devices*, includingOffice 365 products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneDrive, and more), Enterprise software in myUT such as End Note and SPSS, and discounted third party software (indicated with $ below) including Windows 10, Sticky Password, Norton 360, Adobe Creative Cloud, and more.

*Office software is usually not available until 10-14 days before the semester starts and is only available to UT students with a current registration. Please note: UToledo Online does not administer the products and options below. If you need assistance with any of these IT-supported software options, please contact IT directly at 419-530-2400 or IThelpdesk@utoledo.edu.

Free IT Software

myUT Enterprise Software

Discounted IT Software

AdobeThird Party Software

Virtual Labs (VLab)

VLab is a virtual version of the workstations in the UToledo Open Student Labs equipped with common software that you can use on your personal device. Additionally, if your course requires the use of specialized software, it will typically be available for semester-long use with special access in VLab. 
Virtual Labs

Last Updated: 6/27/22