Plug-ins/Viewers Used by CSB

Some content on the California School for the Blind (CSB) website may require certain software and/or plug-ins to be viewable. Plug-ins are software that work with your browser to provide capability the browser may not otherwise have. Most software vendors offer versions of their plug-ins for each computer platform type (i.e., Windows, Macintosh, Linux, etc.) free of charge.

For your convenience, we have listed the most common plug-ins that may be used on the CSB site and provided links to the vendor sites where they can be obtained. These links do not indicate an endorsement of the products and are provided merely for convenience. Questions on use or installation should be directed to the respective vendor.

File Type



Adobe Acrobat Reader Installation Instructions External link opens in new window or tab.


Microsoft Windows Media Player External link opens in new window or tab.


Microsoft Word Viewer External link opens in new window or tab.