Pinehurst School has licensed Microsoft 365 for all students and Adobe Creative Cloud for all College students.


Instruction for installation can be found on the "Setting up a new Laptop Pages"


Common applications that are worth installing can also be found on the Pinehurst Dashboard at https://pinehurstschool.nz/ 


Students can locate other software that they may wish to install in the Software Centre (Login required)



Recommended Software


Productivity Software

Microsoft Office - Free to all Pinehurst Students. Log on and choose install office
Teams app - If you already have Microsoft Office, you have the Teams app.


Web Browsers

Microsoft Edge - The new chromium edge is fast and well integrated to your school account

Chrome - Google chrome is one of the most popular browsers

Firefox - Some rate this as one of the most secure browsers


PDF Reader

Adobe Reader - while browsers can read pdfs, Adobe pdf reader does a better job


Diagramming

Diagram.net (web) -AKA Drawio - Powerful and flexible flowchart and infographic drawing application - files can be saved in your onedrive

Diagram.net (download) - The same software but able to be used offline.


College Students Only

Adobe Creative Cloud - The full Creative Suite package. Install and log in with your school (enterprise) account