In addition to your chosen 3d-package, there are software out there which potentially could help you getting through the course in a comfortable way. These are all optional, but will make your life easier.
- Greenshot – Screen-capture
- Jing – Screen-capture
- CamStudio – Screen-capture
- Delicious – Save, organize, search and share bookmarks
- Wordle – Make wordclouds
- YouSendit – send large files for free
- Dropbox – share files and folders with anyone
- Animoto – Upload images to make videos with sound
- PDF to book – Self explanatory
- 7-zip – Free file archiver with high compression ratio. Perfect for assignment delivery.
Web browser plugins
Hover Zoom – Lets you zoom in on a thumbnail without clicking on it.