Using plug-ins

Plug-ins are programs that let you interact with images, listen to sound or watch videos. If you do not have the right plug-ins you will not be able to view our multimedia presentations. The plug-ins required for CPD Online are:



Adobe Acrobat Reader


The Reader is needed to look at PDF files (for example our take-home notes and text-based downloads).
Video and audio

Windows Media Player




Plays popular audio and video formats.
For Macs: plays .wmv and .wma files (Windows video and audio)
SWFs Flash Player
The most popular format for interactivity and animation.
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