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 

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