North Syracuse Central School District
5355 West Taft Road
North Syracuse, NY 13212
District Software

The following is a list of software
that is available to Students and/or Staff.

Windows 7 Click here for tutorials for Windows 7  To view/print a users guide click the link for PDF under the video.  Click this link to view more videos for Top Features

Lync Product information - Click Here then click the link on the right "Microsoft Lync Product Guide."  Click here for Lync Videos more how to videos here.  To view or print handout for basic how-to's click here.

Office 2010 Guides    Office 2010 Video Tutorials    Learn how District Staff and Students can get MS Office for FREE!

Office 365 Videos

Queue (Ladybug Software) - Quick Start Guide  Quick Start Video

Video Lan Player - Universal Video player that can play multiple types of videos including DVD's.  Quick Start Guide.


Audacity – Create, Edit, Convert Audio files.  To downoad Audacity at home click here.

Audacity Help Guide


Google Earth – Birds eye view of the Earth.  Search and Fly to locations around the world and view a satellite image of that spot.  Create tours of areas around the world and input information and pictures at each “stop” for an interactive experience.

Google Earth Help Guide


Nero Smart Start – Copy or Create CD’s/DVD’s

Nero Help Guide


Cyberlink Power DVD – Watch DVD movies from your computer/projector. (Inserting a DVD Movie into your computers DVD-Rom drive should automatically open the Power DVD software.)


PhotoStory 3 – Easily create dynamic slideshows with pans and zooms.  Add your own voice narratives to any photo and import or create music for added effect.

PhotoStory 3 Help Guide


Movie Maker – Easily edit video clips.  Where PhotoStory only deals with images, Movie Maker allows you to integrate images as slideshows and videos into one clip.  Add narration and music as well.
Movie Maker Help Guide

Tips on best practices for working with Movie Maker at home and School


Inspiration 6 – Visual organizer.  Create Ven diagrams, word and picture webs.

Inspiration Symbol Guide

Inspiration Getting Started Guide

Inspiration Users Manual


Word Search/Crossword Builders – Create, or have students create, and print or play crosswords and word searches from your own or premade word lists.
Crossword Puzzle Builder Help Guide


DoPdf Printer – Create a PDF version of any document you can print.

What is a PDF file?  When and Why would I want to use one?


Paint.Net – Advanced photo editing.  Utilize masking tools and layers and many other advanced photo editing features.

Paint.Net Help Guide


Smart Notebook 10 – Create interactive lessons for use on a smartboard.

Usability 101

Usability 102a

Usability 102b

Usability 103


Smart Notebook 11 & 14 -  Find Resources here


Windows Media Player - Watch/Listen to media.  Transfer CD's to u: drive/flash drive.

How to transfer a CD to your computer


iPad Resources - Find Resources here

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