Downloads for Your Audience Response System
Whether you’re looking for an old polling program you bought five years ago, or a cool sound to go with your countdown clock, we have it here. And while you’re here, get the documentation, instruction cards, or just study up on the requirements of the software we offer.
Looking for the new EZ-VOTE Connect download?
We no longer support the Legacy software and cannot provide new license activations. If you still have the old license, you can freely transfer it to a new machine. Learn more in this article’s “Pre-2017 EZ-VOTE 2 License Activation” section in our Knowledge Base.
- Windows 10 and higher (32 & 64 Bit)
- MS Office 2016 and higher (32 & 64 Bit)
- MS .NET 4.6, MS Installer 5
- Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 3GHz or better
- USB Port (2.0 and up)
- 400MB Installation + Your Data
- Compatible with FIPS encryption.
- Must be able to communicate with our HID USB device (our device has no memory, or auto-run capability).
- Installation requires one-time/temporary admin privileges, or IT-supervised install.
- One-time license activation (per computer, per user) requires internet, otherwise the desktop software and hardware work completely offline.
EZ-VOTE Connect End-User License Agreement
Feel free to download our End-User License Agreement (EULA) in PDF format.
Wireless Protocol Security Statement
We use a secure, proprietary protocol to communicate between the receiver (antenna) and the keypads. There are over a half-dozen security features our system actively employs to protect the integrity of the communication between the keypads and the receiver/computer. Learn more by downloading the Wireless Protocol Security Statement below.
Keypad Display Notifications
Quick Start guide to Meridia keypad notifications and icons.
CloudVOTE Architecture Diagram
Audience Response System (ARS) Architecture Diagram
Hardware Warranty: All of our keypads have at least 3 years of warranty, with the EZ-VOTE HD model having 6 years. Please refer to the System Sales page for more details about each keypad.
Return Policy: By purchasing an audience response system (“System”) from Meridia, you agree to the return policy as follows: Meridia will accept returns within two (2) weeks of receipt of the system minus a minimum restocking fee of 25% depending on the amount of system configuration performed on purchased system(s). After the two-week period, customer assumes and accepts the purchase as final.
Misc Apps & Files
[ProVOTE Classic] USB Serial Port Device Drivers
ProVOTE Classic USB drivers for Windows 32/64bit systems
Merge Identical Reports
Merge Tool allows merging multiple EZ-VOTE “Results by Question” reports. Learn more in our Knowledge Base.
The same function is included in the latest version of EZ-VOTE Connect (PowerPoint Plugin), under the Reports menu.
Countdown Sounds for your PowerPoint Presentation
Download a fun countdown (clock) sound in ‘wave’ (WAV) format that you can import into your presentation.
The sound will be automatically tied to the countdown and will start and end with the clock starting and ending. Keep in mind that even a 30-second sound will end at the end of a 10-second countdown.
10-second, high-pitch countdown
10-second, increasing pitch countdown
Hourglass – Simple Countdown Timer
Chris Dziemborowicz made a very useful, simple yet powerful timer/countdown that you can use in conjuction with our TownVOTE or other voting apps where a counter is needed, but missing.
Manuals & Instructions
Below you will find a short list of useful information, PDF and PP Slideshow downloads. Head over to our Knowledge Base for more extensive database of information, helpful articles and downloadable content.
Download the EZ-VOTE Connect Quick Start Guide and set out to create your first interactive slides.
Download the CloudVOTE Quick Start Guides and import your first presentation to the cloud. You can run a mobile or hybrid meeting in under 10 minutes.
CloudVOTE Presenter/Content Manager Tips (PDF):
This is great for a quick reference, review and/or print. The PPTX below is more interactive, if you prefer that format.
CloudVOTE Presenter/Content Manager Tips (PPTX):
Use the PPTX file for your training, but yo can also import it to CloudVOTE as a test – it has some interactive/question slides in that you can practice with during your first Slide Review process.
CloudVOTE Participant Tips (PDF):
As a Presenter, you should still know everything your Participants need to know in order to have a great experience. Study this guide and feel free to share it with your audience, too.
CloudVOTE Participant Management (PDF)
Learn how to create and manage Participants, create Participant Groups, which you associate with an individual Template to make sure that only your selected Participants can access your session.
Download the CloudVOTE Event Best Practices to ensure success and be prepared for a possible troubleshooting in case of disruption.
CloudVOTE Online & Hybrid Event Best Practices (PDF):
You can also learn more in our Knowledge Base
TownVOTE User Guide
Download the user manual for the newest version of TownVOTE here. TownVOTE is now a part of the EZ-VOTE Connect suite, not a separate download.
Moderator’s Handbook – Town Meeting Best Practices
Town Meeting moderators can download this quick guide with Do’s and Don’ts when using electronic voting systems.
Town Meeting Clicker Voting Instructions
Download the instructions on how to vote at your Town Meeting.
Game Suite QuickStart Guide
Download the QuickStart Guider for the EZ-TRIVIA, EZ-CATEGORIES and EZ-SCHOLAR interactive team games. Then download and practice with the game templates below.
Below are some starter slides for you to download. They give basic instructions for your audience on use of the keypads. They are free and editable, so you can use them as they are or just take the parts you want.
We also included some tips on how to get the most out of the system, what to do and what not to do, as well as some high-res images of the keypads to incorporate into your own instructions.
Feel free to download a customizable Keypad Collection Poster below. You can post it near the exits, or directly on the collection bins/boxes that you should place near the exits in case people leave the venue early, or if there’s no process of collecting the keypads otherwise.
This is how our client, 7th Day Adventists church used a similar banner:
Below are basic trivia templates for you to download. They are free and editable, so you can use them as they are, modify them, or just take the parts you want/need.
Keep in mind that some templates must retain certain structure to work. For example, a 3×3 Categories (“Jeopardy”) template must have a total of 12 slides, where:
- Slide #1 = Category 1 title slide
- Slides #2 – 4 = Category 1 questions (3 slides)
- Slide #5 = Category 2 title slide
- Slides #6 – 8 = Category 2 questions (3 slides)
- Slide #9 = Category 3 title slide
- Slides #10 – 12 = Category 3 questions (3 slides)
3×3 geography quiz template for EZ-CATEGORIES (“Jeopardy”) trivia game. Correct answers are in the Notes.
3×3 generic quiz template for EZ-CATEGORIES (“Jeopardy”) trivia game in EZ-VOTE Connect Suite.
Generic EZ-SCHOLAR (“Are You Smarter Than a 5th-Grader”) trivia game template.
Generic EZ-TRIVIA game template in EZ-VOTE Connect Suite.
This is an older User Guide for EZ-VOTE 2. We no longer update it, so you might find portions of it not applicable to EZ-VOTE Connect, but in general, the PowerPoint integration and basic functionality will be covered in this document.
Complete (PDF) User Guide
A quick reference sheet for EZ-PRESENTER operator.
Download the Audience Response Event Checklist to make the most out of your event with audience response clickers and software.
Audience Response Event Checklist (PDF):
You can also learn more in our Knowledge Base