Apps which *might* work. Not "officially" supported or endorsed. Try at your own risk. Search your devices App Store to see if it's available for your device.
Students and parents may begin, complete, and submit a new or renewal FAFSA form with this 'official' app.
Puffin is a "Proxied Browser" that works with most websites that use Adobe Flash plugins. Free version with ads or low-cost $3.99 no-ads paid version with extra features. (I HIGHLY recommend the paid one!) This browser works with the myCMU BigBlueButton, live 'eClassroom' program.
iOS ONLY. A special web browser designed to allow file upload or downloads using the "Browse to choose file" method. $1.99
iOS ONLY. A free multi-purpose document management app. Create basic text documents, download and view files from your 'cloud' services. View Word, PowerPoints or PDF's etc.
A free Microsoft Office "clone" program. Create, edit and view Word, PowerPoint or Excel files. Does not require a Microsoft account.
Available for iOS and Android in their respective App stores. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote etc. Requires a "paid" Office 365 subscription account (personal or business/edu) to edit/save. Otherwise they are "Read only" (the CMU student Office 365 license is not considered a 'paid subscription" by Microsoft. so use with your CMU student account is still considered "read only" by Microsoft)
iOS ONLY. An electronic version of the old standby study method of creating 3 x 5" "recipe cards" with the question on front and answer on back.
iOS ONLY. A free general purpose "whiteboard" that lets you draw in colors, type, insert pictures, create multiple pages, erase and reuse all or part of a page, even record as you work for later playback.
Take a photo of a page of text and it will straighten the page and clean up the text for easy reading. Then Upload to OneDrive to save it. Great for taking a picture of class lecture data written on a whiteboard.
This iOS app costs 99 cents but is well worth it. It allows you to set a smaller video resolution and/or lower frame rate in which to record your movies. Most videos shot on an iPhone or iPad do not need to be full Hi-Def BlueRay or DVD quality. They can usually be like the 'standard' definition and size of most YouTube videos which take up WAY less space, and can be uploaded faster and more easily than huge HD videos.
Video Recorder with lower resolution settings for smaller file sizes. Also has 'stabilization' setting for less jerky video. $0.99 cents.
The incredible, versatile multi-media player as an App. Will play nearly any kind of internet movie or audio file. Works with AirPlay to project the movie to an AppleTV/AirServer etc.
A universal bar-code, QR code utility that works with most any type of codes.
Lets you view and sign PDF files.
Hints and Tips for how to free up space on your iPad if it becomes full. This does not include the obvious like deleting games or other non-essential Apps. These are the 'hidden' settings buried in non-obvious locations... like deleting extra Siri voices that you don't use etc.
Save on MS Office and other software with proof of being a student. (see site for details)
These are for Desktop/Laptop computers, not Tablets or SmartPhones
Audacity is a free, powerful Audio recorder and editor for PC's or Macs. Use the latest "beta" version for newer computers or operating systems. To save files as MP3's you must download and install a separate free extension. Instructions are on the Audacity website. You can open/play MP3's without the add-on, it is only needed if you wish to save or change MP3's.
Free, open-source, multi-platform video editor. Makes a good replacement for Apple iMovie or Windows MovieMaker.
This free cross-platform app will import a variety of eBook formats and let you manage them, read them or convert them to other formats for other devices.
How to use Office 365 "cloud" applications.
How to self-register for Fall 2017 classes for Fayette campus
New course self-registration info for Online or non-Fayette Campuses SPRING 2015. Click to download. If it does not automatically open or save, <Right-Click> the link and choose "Save link (target) As" then manually open in Adobe Reader.
These are the recommended MINIMUM requirements for using the BigBlueButton live meeting rooms. As always, you can never have too much power or too much bandwidth, especially when working with live audio/video over the internet.