Canvas requires many different types of plug-ins be used with their course materials. Below is a list of the most common plug-ins. Note: We strongly recommend that each user has some type of antivirus and/or ad-ware software loaded on their computer.
Adobe Acrobat Reader - for viewing PDF documents
QuickTime - playing streaming movies and video
Flash Player - for viewing flash generated animation
Shockwave Player - for viewing shockwave interactive content
WinZip - for zipping and un-zipping files and folders
- Java - Java is needed for annimations, importing chatting and online games.
Canvas Mobile Apps
Canvas has mobile apps for most phones and the iPad. To download the app go to the Apple iTunes App Store and do the following:
- Open the App Store
- Search for App "Instructure"
- Find the App
- Install the App