Software provided on this page is in the public domain or has been licensed by St. Norbert College for home use by our faculty, staff, and students. You will be asked to provide your SNC login ID and password in order to download software that we have licensed.
Anti-virus & anti-spyware software
Note: Although you should never have more than one anti-virus program on a computer at the same time, it is okay - recommended, actually - to have more than one anti-spyware program. For more information, see the Spyware, Viruses, & other computer problems page.
Microsoft Security Essentials
Microsoft Security Essentials is a free anti-virus and anti-spyware program. It is required for student-owned Windows computers on the SNC network, and recommended for other home computers running Windows.
To get the free version, click the "Free Download" button. This may take you to another site, where you may need to click another Download button or link.
Other software programs (from non-SNC download sites)
File compression utility.
Adobe Reader & Flash Player
Adobe Reader is a free program used for for viewing and printing PDF documents.
AirParrot is a purchased application to connect a Windows laptop to an Apple TV.
Cyberduck is a file transfer program that can be used to transfer files between your computer and a remote server, such as the portfolios or coursework servers, and also supports SFTP for transferring files to/from the professional home page server.
Google Chrome is free web browser.
Firefox is a free web browser.
A free and open-source SFTP, SCP and FTP client for Microsoft Windows.
VLC (Windows & Mac)
A free and open-source media player that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
VMware View can be installed on any computer to access the SNC vitural lab applications. The vitural labs will only open from a computer on the SNC network (not off campus).
General (non-SNC) download sites
All of these sites offer large collections of software, shareware, and freeware for all popular operating systems as well as handheld devices. The software is arranged by category, and generally includes descriptions, technical information, and reviews or ratings.