You may need to download some of the following free software products to successfully complete your Rio Salado College courses. Verify that you have the following applications and download any that you need.
|Recommended Software: Description / File Name||File|
|RealOne Media: Lets your computer display video movies and is used in several Rio Salado courses.||Download|
|TeamViewer: TeamViewer is software that allows the helpdesk to remote into your device.||Download|
|TeamViewer: TeamViewer is software that allows the helpdesk to remote into your device. Note: This download is for MAC OS 10.13 and older||Download|
|Google Chrome: For Windows users, Rio Salado recommends Google Chrome web browser.||Download|
|Microsoft 365: Maricopa Community Colleges provides free use of Microsoft Office 365 to every current student!||Instructions|
|Mozilla Firefox: For Windows users, Rio Salado recommends Mozilla Firefox web browser.||Download|
|Adobe Acrobat Reader: Allows you to view PDF (portable document format) files.||Download|
|Rosetta Stone: All students and employees have free access to this language learning software.||Instructions|
Student Software Discounts
You may be required to purchase and install additional computer software for certain college-specific courses. This software is not provided by Rio Salado. However, as a Rio Salado student, you’re eligible to purchase various software at a substantial discount.
Note: It is strongly recommended that you have an antivirus software for your computer. As a current Rio Student, you may use a Sophos Home Edition Antivirus for free. Please visit the following link for download and Install Instructions.
Learn Which Software You'll Need for a Course
Contact your instructor for questions regarding specific software you'll need for a class you are going to take. For general questions, you can call the Technology Helpdesk (480) 517-8600 or 1-800-729-1197