To better serve our users, we have compiled a list of useful software when using the NCI at Frederick web site. Keeping the software on your computer current is essential for being able to experience all that the Frederick National Lab web site has to offer. All of the resources below are available free of charge for everyone to use.

  • Start by downloading a web browser; either Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox.
  • If you already have one or the other, that's great!  You do not have to get both.  
  • You may want to check to see that you have the latest version of either web browser.
  • Be sure to download and install all three of the browser plugins below.  
  • Now you are ready to use all that the web site has to offer.

If you would like assistance installing any software, please feel free to contact the Computer & Statistical Services Helpdesk at x5115 or at

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