E-News - Fall 2006

OSU Enews

OSUware 2007 Now Available

OSUware CDOSUware is a CD that’s free to OSU students and staff, containing numerous applications that will help you in many ways. The applications include Internet browsers, email programs, antivirus software, blogging software, and other miscellaneous utilities for both Windows and Macintosh.

OSU Extended Campus recently mailed out OSUware 2007 CDs to all non-local students registered for fall term classes. If you’re on the Corvallis campus, you can pick up an OSUware CD at several locations, including the circulation desk on the main floor of the Valley Library. For more information about OSUWare, visit: http://tss.oregonstate.edu/OCH/osuware/

Want to create PDF files without an Adobe license?

One of the free applications included in OSUware is PDFCreator, which can generate PDF files from a variety of Windows programs including those in the Microsoft Office suite. OSU Technology Support Services recommends this program as an alternative to Adobe Acrobat Pro because it is simple, easy to use, and does not require a license. For more information, visit: http://tss.oregonstate.edu/cn/soft_tips/docs/pdf/?page=pdfcreator

For a complete list of Windows and Macintosh software contained on the OSUWare CD, visit: http://tss.oregonstate.edu/OCH/osuware/?page=software