For PCs running Win 7, 8 or 10
(Please note the program will not run on Windows 10 in S Mode)
Click here to download the PC file (v. 5.007.03)
Once downloaded you need to locate the files in your downloads folder and install onto the machine. For Mac this will open a drag and drop installation window
Click here to download the Mac file (v. 5.007.03)
Please Note: If you get the message "Unable to load Java Runtime Environment", this is caused where there is no, or an outdated version of Java on the computer. Wordshark needs Java to run; please download the latest release from www.java.com ...then install it. You may then need to then re-start your browser (close all browser windows and re-open.)
When you see the 'Enter name' box, type the name of the person 'in charge' of the program (i.e. NOT the student name/s). Click 'OK'. Next you will be asked if you wish to become a Numbershark Administrator, select 'Yes'. Make a note of the name and password you have entered!
As a Numbershark Administrator you now have overall control of the program/licence and can create up to 2 Student accounts for your children. Video Tutorial on adding students or Setting up and managing users (pdf). (scroll down to 'adding users'
Moving your Numbershark 5 Licence:
If you will no longer be using Numbershark 5 on a computer, you can deactivate the licence and then activate it on a different computer. To deactivate:
Keeping Numbershark 5 current:
You can download updates by signing on as a Numbershark administrator, and clicking on the 'Help' menu, then 'Check for Updates'