Hardware & Software for Faculty

Faculty and staff access to up-to-date computer applications and equipment

Faculty Resource Center Workstations

The typical use of the Faculty Resource Center includes internet access, email, word processing, web editing, and ACC online services such as e-time, e-staffing, and online access for grading.

Hardware Available PC

  • Dell Optiplex 790/7010/7020
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or better
  • 2GB RAM or better

Software Available for PC

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 11 or better
  • Adobe Air 15 or better
  • Adobe Flash Player 15 or better
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12 or better
  • Apple QuickTime Player 7
  • Audacity
  • Camtasia Studio 6
  • Classroom Performance System 6.75 or better
  • Classroom Performance System for PowerPoint 6.75 or better
  • CoffeeCup FreeFTP
  • Comtarsia Authentication Client
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.5
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Faronics DeepFreeze 7
  • Google Chrome 66 or better
  • Handbrake 0.9.9 or better
  • Java (TM) Runtime Environment 7
  • LAME MP3 Encoder
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or better
  • Real Alternative 2.0.2
  • Respondus 4.0 with Equation Editor
  • SnagIt 8.2
  • SoftChalk 8 or better
  • TI Connect 4.0 or better
  • TI Smartview 4.0 or better
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.5 or better

Hardware Available MAC Apple

  • iMac 20/21.5"
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or better
  • 4 GB RAM or better

Software Available for MAC Apple

  • Apple Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8)/ Mavericks (OS X 10.9)/ Yosemite (OS X 10.10)
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Final Cut Xpress
  • Google Chrome 65
  • Microsoft Office 2011
  • Remote Desktop Connection
Faculty Scanning Stations

The typical use of Faculty Resource Center Scanning Stations include scanning graphics and text, creating .pdf documents, editing images, retrieving photos from digital camera cards, internet access, email, word processing, web page editing, and ACC online services such as e-time, e-staffing, and online access for grading.

Harware Available

  • Dell Optiplex 790/7010/7020
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or better
  • 2GB RAM or better
  • Flatbed Scanner

Software Available

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 11 or better
  • Adobe Air 15 or better
  • Adobe Flash Player 115 or better
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12 or better
  • Apple QuickTime Player 7
  • Audacity
  • Camtasia Studio 6
  • Classroom Performance System 6.75 or better
  • Classroom Performance System for PowerPoint 6.75 or better
  • CoffeeCup FreeFTP
  • Comtarsia Authentication Client
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.5
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Faronics DeepFreeze 7
  • Google Chrome 66 or better
  • Handbrake 0.9.9 or better
  • Java (TM) Runtime Environment 7
  • LAME MP3 Encoder
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or better
  • Omnipage Pro 17
  • Real Alternative 2.0.2
  • Respondus 4.0 with Equation Editor
  • SnagIt 8.2
  • SoftChalk 8 or better
  • TI Connect 4.0 or better
  • TI Smartview 4.0 or better
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.5 or better
Faculty Encoding Station

The typical use of the Faculty Resource Center Encoding Stations includes creating audio and video files for the web and Blackboard.

Harware Available

  • Dell Optiplex 780/790/7010/7020
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or better
  • 2GB RAM or better
  • DVD-R/CD-RW
  • AverMedia HD DVR card
  • Creative Audigy 2 Sound Card
  • FireWire

Software Available

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 11 or better
  • Adobe Air 15 or better
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Adobe Captivate 4
  • Adobe Flash Player 11 Active X
  • Adobe Premier Pro CS6
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12 or better
  • Audacity
  • Camtasia Studio 6
  • Classroom Performance System 6.75 or better
  • Classroom Performance System for PoerPoint 6.75 or better
  • CoffeeCup FreeFTP
  • Comtarsia Authentication Client
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.5
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Faronics DeepFreeze 7
  • Google Chrome 66 or better
  • Handbrake 0.9.9 or better
  • Java (TM) Runtime Environment 7
  • LAME MP3 Encoder
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or better
  • Real Alternative 2.0.2
  • Respondus 4.0 with Equation Editor
  • SnagIt 8.2
  • SoftChalk 8 or better
  • TI Connect 4.0 or better
  • TI Smartview 4.0 or better
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.5 or better
Multimedia Carts and Instructor Consoles

Multimedia carts and instructor consoles are intended for delivering classroom instruction.

Hardware Available PC Workstation

  • Dell Optiplex 3020780/790/7010/7020
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or better
  • 2GB RAM or better
  • DVD-ROM
  • Video Projector

Software Available for PC Workstation

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 or better
  • Adobe Air 15 or better
  • Adobe Flash Player 15 or better
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12 or better
  • Apple QuickTime Player 7
  • Classroom Performance System 6.75 or better
  • Classroom Performance System for PowerPoint 6.75 or better
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.5
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Google Chrome 66 or better
  • Java (TM) Runtime Environment 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or better
  • Real Alternative 2.0.2
  • TI Connect 4.0 or better
  • TI Smartview 4.0 or better
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.5 or better
  • Wolfram CDF Player 9.0 or better

Hardware Available MAC Apple

  • Apple Mac Mini
  • Intel Core 2 Duo - 2.0 GHz or better
  • 2 GB RAM or better
  • DVD-ROM
  • Video Projector

Software Available for MAC Apple

  • Apple Mountain Lion(OS X 10.8)/ Mavericks (OS X 10.9)/ Yosemite (OS X 10.10)
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Microsoft Office 2011
  • Remote Desktop Connection
Media Laptops

Media laptops are intended for delivering classroom instruction and projecting computer images in conjunction with video projectors.

Hardware Available PC Laptop

  • Dell Latitude E6400/E6420/E6430 and 2100 Netbook
  • Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel Atom
  • 1G RAM or better
  • Video Projector

Software Available PC Laptop

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 or better
  • Adobe Air 15 or better
  • Adobe Flash Player 15 or better
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12 or better
  • Apple QuickTime Player 7
  • Classroom Performance System 6.75 or better
  • Classroom Performance System for PowerPoint 6.75 or better
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.5
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Google Chrome 66 or better
  • Java (TM) Runtime Environment 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or better
  • Real Alternative 2.1.2
  • TI Connect 4.0 or better
  • TI Smartview 4.0 or better
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.5

Hardware Available MAC Apple Laptop

  • MacBook
  • Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 2 GB RAM or better

Software Available MAC Apple Laptop

  • avericks (OS X 10.9)/ Yosemite (OS X 10.10)
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Microsoft Office 2011
  • Remote Desktop Connection

Note: Due to insurance liability issues, laptops are not available for off-campus use.

Computer Classroooms

Computer classrooms are restricted to ACC scheduled classes. Computer Classrooms are available at all ACC campuses.

Hardware Available

  • Dell Optiplex 790/7010/7020
  • Intel Core 2 Duo - 2.0 GHz or better
  • 2GB RAM or better

Software Available

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 or better
  • Adobe Air 15 or better
  • Adobe Flash Player 15 or better
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12 or better
  • Apple QuickTime Player 7
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.5
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Freedom Scientific JAWS 16 (ADA Stations)
  • Freedom Scientific MAGIC 12 (ADA Stations)
  • Faronics DeepFreeze 7
  • Google Chrome 66 or better
  • Java (TM) Runtime Environment 7
  • Lan School 7.7
  • Lego Mindstorms Education NXT 2.1 (RGC 343 & NRG PB1)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Minitab 16 and 17
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or better
  • Nutritionist Pro 5.4 or better
  • ProDoc 5.75 (RGC 229 & 343)
  • Real Alternative 2.0.2
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.5 or better
  • Wolfram Mathematica 10 (NRG 2245, RGC 229 & 343, RVS 2221)
Math Labs

Math Labs are located at CYP 2221 and 2216, EGN 1201, HYS 1208 and 1218, NRG 2244 and 2245, PIN 606, RGC 336, RRC 1219 and 1220 RVC 8131.

Hardware Available

  • Dell Small Form Factor 7010
  • Dell Small Form Factor 7020
  • Intel Core 2 Duo or better
  • 2GB RAM or better

Software Available

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 or better
  • Adobe Air 15 or better
  • Adobe Flash Player 15 or better
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12 or better
  • Apple QuickTime Player 7
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.5
  • DPGraph Viewer
  • DjVU Plugin
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Freedom Scientific JAWS 16 (ADA Stations)
  • Freedom Scientific MAGIC 12(ADA Stations)
  • Faronics DeepFreeze 7
  • Google Chrome 66 or better
  • Java (TM) Runtime Environment 7
  • Lan School 7.7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Minitab 16 and 17
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or better
  • ODE Architect
  • Open Office.org 4.01
  • Peanuts software (complete set)
  • Pearson LockDown Browser
  • R for Windows 3.0.1
  • Real Alternative 2.0.2
  • Respondus LockDown Browser
  • TestGen Plug In 7.5
  • TI Connect
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.5 or better
  • Wolfram Mathematica 10 or better
Fire Academy Classroom

Restricted to students and staff of the ACC Fire Academy.

Hardware Available

  • Dell Latitude 6430
  • Intel i5 - 2.6 GHz
  • 4GB RAM

Software Available

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 or better
  • Adobe Air 13 or better
  • Adobe Flash Player 15 or better
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12 or better
  • Apple QuickTime Player 7
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.5
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Java (TM) Runtime Environment 7
  • Lan School 7.7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or better
  • Real Alternative 2.0.2
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.5 or better
Chemistry Lab Classroom

This computer classroom is restricted to students at the Chemistry Lab at the Round Rock campus only, room 2306.01

Hardware Available

  • Dell Latitude E5410
  • Intel i3- 2.2 GHz
  • 2GB RAM

Hardware Available

  • Apple QuickTime Player 7
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 or better
  • Adobe Air 15 or better
  • Adobe Flash Player 15 or better
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12 or better
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.5
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Java (TM) Runtime Environment 7
  • Lan School 7.7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or better
  • Real Alternative 2.0.2
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.5 or better
NCAT/Innovation Lab

This is a restricted lab located at the Rio Grande campus, room 3204.

Hardware Available

  • Dell Small Form Factor 7020
  • Intel Core 2 Duo - 2.0 Ghz or better
  • 2GB RAM or better

Software Available

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 or better
  • Adobe Air 15 or better
  • Adobe Flash Player 15 or better
  • Adobe Shockwave Player 12 or better
  • Apple QuickTime Player 7
  • Cyberlink PowerDVD 9.5
  • DPGraph Viewer
  • DjVU Plugin
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4
  • Freedom Scientific JAWS 16 (ADA Stations)
  • Freedom Scientific MAGIC 12(ADA Stations)
  • Faronics DeepFreeze 7
  • Google Chrome 66 or better
  • Java (TM) Runtime Environment 7
  • Lan School 7.7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Minitab 16 and 17
  • Mozilla Firefox 34 or better
  • ODE Architect
  • Open Office.org 4.01
  • Peanuts software (complete set)
  • Pearson LockDown Browser
  • R for Windows 3.0.1
  • Real Alternative 2.0.2
  • Respondus LockDown Browser
  • TestGen Plug In 7.5
  • TI Connect
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.5 or better
  • Wolfram Mathematica 10 or better