Full-service library computers include Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and MS Edge browsers, a Calculator, and a Snipping Tool, as well as many software programs, including the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office programs for document editing and publishing, photo and video editing, computer coding, graphic design, and more.
Graphics & Media
Adobe Animate: Animate your graphics! Design multimedia animation for online videos, websites, video games, television, and more.
Adobe Dreamweaver: Use Dreamweaver to develop your own website from scratch. Build each webpage and style sheet exactly how you desire. Knowledge of basic HTML and CSS is needed.
Adobe Illustrator: Design logos, illustrations, graphs and charts, cartoons, and more with Illustrator. Create your own unique graphic designs and artwork for print and digital display.
Adobe Muse: Build your website offline. With this alternative to Dreamweaver, you can create fixed, fluid, or adaptive web pages without having to write code! Creates static pages, but does not manage hosting.
Adobe Photoshop: Photoshop is a photo and image editing program with many tools. Crop and resize your pictures, change the colors, add some text, turn 2D into 3D, and more. A more advanced alternative to Microsoft Paint.
Adobe Premiere Pro: The Adobe alternative to Camtasia, Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing application. Import video, audio, and graphics. Integrates with After Effects, Premiere Rush, and Photoshop.
Camtasia: Video-editing software. Record your screen and audio, clip unwanted portions, add transitions and visual effects, and include closed captions. Publish your video to mp4 file format, YouTube, and more.
CyberLink Media Suite: A multimedia software package that includes tools for video and photo editing, media conversion, disc burning, and a media player.
Microsoft Paint: A graphics editing program. Draw and paint in color and black-and-white. Crop and resize your images and graphics. A simpler alternative to Adobe Photoshop.
Microsoft Visual Studio: An integrated web development interface used to develop computer programs, websites, web services, and web and mobile apps. Includes tools such as a code editor, debugger, Windows Forms designer, and more.
Blend for Visual Studio: A User Interface (UI) design tool for creating graphical interfaces that blends web and desktop applications.
Windows Media Player: Watch movies and listen to music on the computer!
Business & Office
Adobe Acrobat: View, create, manipulate, print, and manage PDF files.
Adobe InDesign: Create and design documents for print and digital media. Make a single page flyer or folding pamphlet, a poster or magazine spread, or even an interactive PDF. An alternative to Microsoft Publisher.
Calculator: A basic calculator available on every computer.
Microsoft Access: An information management tool. Create and manage a database to store information for reference, reporting, and analysis.
Microsoft Excel: Create and edit spreadsheets.
Microsoft PowerPoint: Use PowerPoint to make your own presentation. Add text, images, and animations to slides, and record your voice. You can also turn your slideshow into a video.
Microsoft Publisher: Create, design, and edit image-based documents for print and digital publishing. An alternative to Adobe InDesign.
Microsoft Word: Create and edit text-based documents.
Snipping Tool: Outline a section of your screen to create an image. Helpful when you only need a snippet and not a screenshot of your entire screen.
Ultimate Phonics: Find reading assistance with Ultimate Phonics. Helps teach beginning and struggling readers of all ages. An interactive multimedia program for learning and improving speech and reading skills.
WinWay Resumé Deluxe: Create resumés, cover letters, interview thank you letters, and more. Provides ready-to-use, hob-specific keywords and professionally-written phrases. Find an example template for your job to customize.