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Icons Used on our site - explained.

Some pages of our site have resources and downloadable documents and files for a huge range of applications. Listed below are the types of files that are used, what the types are called, also contain a description of the files. These files need required application to be able to view them, and we included some of the most widely used ones on this download page.

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Icon File Type Extension Description
Adobe Acrobat- PDF .pdf Adobe PDF is a universal file format that preserves all the fonts, formatting, graphics, and color of any source document, regardless of the application and platform used to create it. Adobe PDF files are compact and can be shared, viewed, navigated, and printed exactly as intended by anyone with Adobe Acrobat® Reader® software.
Clicker File   Clicker is a powerful yet easy to use writing and multimedia tool. Designed for children of all abilities, Clicker is practically an 'industry standard' in UK schools, and is rapidly being adopted in other countries, particularly the United States.
Find-IT document   Find It! is the ideal database for use with children from 7 to 11 years of age (Key Stage 2). Specifically designed for ease of use, pupils will quickly gain confidence in all aspects of data handling. Find It! provides the whole range of opportunities for Key Stage 2 pupils in dealing with databases.
FlexiTree Document   FlexiTREE is a branching database program which is designed for use in both Primary and Secondary schools. As well as being very easy to get started, the program has a range of features which means that it can deliver all the National Curriculum needs in this area.
TesxtEase document .te Textease, an innovative word processor and desktop publisher with a strong emphasis on ease of use, without compromising the sophisticated results that can be obtained from software of its generation. Textease soon found favour with the teaching profession, who were quick to grasp its obvious educational benefits.
Music- Wav File .wav WAV files are probably the simplest of the common formats for storing audio samples. Unlike MPEG and other compressed formats, WAVs store samples "in the raw" where no pre-processing is required other that formatting of the data.
Microsoft Office- PowerPoint .pub, .ppt Whether you're conducting a meeting, presenting at a conference, or delivering your message over the Internet, the Microsoft PowerPoint presentation graphics program provides the tools you need to make your point - powerfully.
Microsoft Office- Publisher .doc, .txt Whether you're creating a newsletter, brochure, Web site, or catalog, Publisher makes it a snap. Create, customize, and publish distinctive business publications - with less effort and better results than using a word processor.
Microsoft Office- Word .doc, .txt, .rtf Word combines streamlined document creation with powerful Web functionality so you can work more efficiently and communicate your ideas more effectively. Advanced integration with the rest of Office enables you to easily include text, data, and graphics from other Office applications to create high-impact documents.
Microsoft Office- Excel .xls, .xlt Excel provides comprehensive tools to help you create, analyze, and share spreadsheets. Create rich spreadsheets more easily than ever using enhanced formatting features. Analyze your data with charts, and graphs then post your results to the Web for universal viewing and collaboration.
Winzip- Compressed file/ folder .zip, .gz, .gzip, .tar WinZip brings the convenience of Windows to the use of Zip files and other compression formats. The optional wizard interface makes zipping and unzipping easier than ever. WinZip interfaces to most virus scanners.