Studymate is a Windows only application, but the resulting files may be used by any computer with Adobe Flash player installed. Student interaction with the resulting Studymate files are not recorded or stored, making it suitable for offline activities.

Authoring & Importing

  • Create Flash-based activities and games using an "offline" Windows interface
  • Three templates let you create nine activities and games (view sample activities here)
  • Import existing content from Respondus, MS Word, rich-text, IMS QTI, and other formats
  • Download publisher test banks for use with StudyMate from the Respondus Test Bank Network
  • "Spell check" an entire file (includes dictionaries for American English, Canadian English, British English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Finnish, and a comprehensive medical dictionary)
  • Insert graphics such as gif, jpeg, bmp, png, and pcx
  • Convert oversized graphics to a suitable size with one click
  • Insert mathematical and scientific symbols using the built-in Equation Editor or MathType
  • Add links to content on other servers with the Web Link tool
  • Use the Quick Copy Wizard to quickly assemble activities from existing StudyMate files or publisher test banks
  • Randomize questions and answer choices so the activity is different each time it's started

Preview and Settings

  • Preview activities and games before generating the Flash object
  • Select only the activities and games wanted for the final Flash object
  • Export activities as Flash (.swf) objects for use with web servers

- An ITS developed support document is available for download (PDF format)
- A StudyMate User Guide is available for download (MS Word format).

To download Studymate, please login at the University of Hawai‘i Software Download Site.

If you have questions, please email