Blackboard file download tips

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Blackboard download filesHow to Download files from Blackboard to your Computer  is a useful help page provided by the University of Southampton Information System Services along with 'Downloading and Printing Files from Blackboard'.

Problems can arise if you try to print out files directly from within Blackboard and you may need to Right-click or select the document link and go to “Save Target As” to save it to your computer.  You can also select the link and choose “Save”.   Finally open the document from the folder where you saved it.

Videos can be viewed within a browser directly from Blackboard or downloaded to a media player having been saved as directed above. The three most popular media players are QuickTime, RealPlayer, Windows Media Player and the cross platform VLC player.

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