Software available for download
CIS supported software
- VNC (remote access software)
The Adobe Acrobat reader is required for viewing pdf files. Ghostview may be used to view PostScript files and other graphic formats.
Microsoft Office file viewers
If you do not have Microsoft Office installed on your machine, Microsoft have made available viewer software so that you can view (but not edit) documents created by other people using the Microsoft Office Package. The viewer software only works on Windows 98/ME, NT, 2000 or xp.
- Word file viewer (.doc)
- Excel Spreadsheet Viewer (.xls)
- PowerPoint Viewer (.ppt, .pps)
- Access SnapShot Viewer
- Visio Drawing Viewer
As an alternative you could use the OpenOffice programs that are installed on the Linux service and available for download from http://www.openoffice.org/.
Remember that software available via these sources may still require licences to be purchased.