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Download guide

This section attempts to explain the various types of media files used on this site.

Alongside all the accessible media featured on this site is a small icon, this indicates what sort of file you are linking to. Some will be downloaded to your computer others will be loaded up inside your browser. Listed also is the approximate size of the file giving you a rough idea of how long it will take to view the various files.

Below are explanations of the various icons:
PDF download

Portable Document Format - PDF

A file format created by Adobe, initially to provide a standard form for storing and editing printed publishable documents. Because documents in .pdf format can easily be seen and printed by users on a variety of computer and platform types, they are very common on the internet. To view files of this type download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader:

DOWNLOAD LINK: Adobe Acrobat Reader

Macromedia Flash animation
Streamed Macromedia Flash Video

Flash Player

These files will loaded and viewed in your browser e.g. Internet Explorer. Flash animations can feature video, music and fast moving graphics. Browsers require the necessary plug-ins to view then.

Flash Video is a file format used to deliver video quickly over the internet using Adobe Flash Player to stream (load in the background) the movie. The format has quickly established itself as the format of choice for embedded video on the web. Notable users of the Flash Video format include YouTube, Google Video and Yahoo! Browsers require the necessary plug-ins to view then.

This can be dowloaded free of charge from:

DOWNLOAD LINK: Flash Media Player

Microsoft Windows Media Movie download

Windows Media Animation - WMA

The WMA files featured on this site are movies. They are generally large files and will take some time to download, you will also probably require speakers as audio is featured. They will need to be downloaded to your computer and viewed in a Windows Media Player. This can be dowloaded free of charge from:

DOWNLOAD LINK: Windows Media Player

Mac users

You can download the free Windows Media Player, as instructed above or the free plugin which allows wmv files to be viewed in the more stable Quicktime player.

DOWNLOAD LINK: Flip4Mac Quicktime Player Plugin

Microsoft Word download

Microsoft Word Document

Ideally you will have a version of Microsoft Word or Office. Alternatively you can download the free Word Viewer:

DOWNLOAD LINK: Microsoft Word Viewer

Microsoft Powerpoint download

Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

Ideally you will have a version of Microsoft PowerPoint or Office. Alternatively you can download the free PowerPoint Viewer:

DOWNLOAD LINK: Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer

Microsoft Excel download

Microsoft Excel Presentation

Ideally you will have a version of Microsoft Excel or Office. Alternatively you can download the free Excel Viewer:

DOWNLOAD LINK: Microsoft Excel Viewer

Zipped download

Zipped Document Download

A file that contains one or more files compressed in the ZIP file format ideal for downloading a large number of files as one enitity. Once downloaded you will need to 'unzip' the file by installing this free program (there are others avavilable):

DOWNLOAD LINK: WinZip

An jpeg image viewed in your browser

Image File - JPEG

These files will simply be loaded in your browser e.g. Internet Explorer like this page has.

Link to a Webpage

Webpage - HTML

These files will simply be loaded in your browser e.g. Internet Explorer like this page has.

 
 
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