Student: Adobe PDF Files File Management


PDF (Portable Document Format) defines specifications to represent your document files independent of application software, devices and operating system. PDF files have extension .pdf to identify them.

You will need software capable of displaying .pdf files in order to access them. There is a variety of software available that is capable of displaying this content. The most proliferant and accessible software is the Adobe Acrobat Reader. This software is often installed stock on most computers.

It can also be downloaded for free at

If you have any additional technology questions, contact the IT Service Desk at 282-HELP (4357).  For questions about your course in Moodle please contact your instructor.

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