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TurningPoint Client Software

TurningPoint client software is available through your Turning Account.

The latest version of TurningPoint offers one, simple interface for polling in PowerPoint, polling in any application and self-paced polling. TurningPoint is an easy-to-use desktop polling application tied to a cloud-based interface available for Mac or PC.

Software updates include:

Excel chart improvements

•No Flashing

•No Lag

Repository conversion  (from default location)

•Files will come over from previous software (TP5, TP7, TP8) Sessions, Participant Lists, Content within TurningPoint

•Files on your Dashboard will follow you

Course overview changes

•Badge Œnotification of updates

•Upload Grades button for quick sync of session files

 

Downloading TurningPoint

The TurningPoint software is free for instructors and accessible through the Turning Account website.

  • Go to https://account.turningtechnologies.com and sign in to your Turning Account.
  • Select Downloads from the left menu.
  • Below TurningPoint, select one of these versions:
    1. PC - Install
    2. PC - No Install
    3. Mac - No Install
  • Save the file to a specified location.

PC Install - InstallingTurningPoint (EXE File)

The Extraction Wizard will install the software onto your computer if the “install” version of TurningPoint was selected from the Turning Account website.

  • Double-click the downloaded setup file.
  • Click Next.
    • A window opens and displays the license agreement. Read the End User License Agreement (EULA) or click the Print button to send the EULA to a printer.
    • Select the radio button labeled I accept the terms in the license agreement if you accept the terms.
  • Click Next.
  • Verify the install location.
    • Optionally, select the box labeled Open PowerPoint Polling add-in every time PowerPoint is launched. If selected, the TurningPoint add-in will open with PowerPoint each time PowerPoint is opened independent of TurningPoint.
  • Click Next.
  • Click Install.
    • The computer installs TurningPoint and displays the Finish button on the page when the process is complete. turningtechnologies.com/user-guides
  • Click Finish.
  • Select the Launch TurningPoint checkbox to immediately open.

 

PC No Install - Opening the No Install PC Version of TurningPoint (Zipped File)

The zipped file must be extracted before TurningPoint can be opened.

  • Double-click the downloaded ZIP file.
  • Select the desired folder location and click Unzip.
  • Open the unzipped folder and double-click TurningPoint.exe

 

Mac No Install - Opening the No Install Mac Version of TurningPoint (DMG File)

The TurningPoint software is downloaded as a DMG file.

  • Double-click the DMG file.
  • Drag and drop the TurningPoint icon to the Applications folder.
    • Note: It is recommended to create an alias and add it to
      the Dock.
       
  • Double-click TurningPoint.

 

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