The TI-Nspire desktop application is the companion to the TI-Nspire handhelds, allowing the user to create, edit, and save documents in the same manner as on the TI-Nspire. The TI-Nspire PC desktop application software emulates of all the features of TI-Nspire handheld; however, desktop application execution is usually (depending on the architecture of the PC) considerably faster than the TI-Nspire handheld. The aforementioned performance difference is mostly due to hardware architecture and desktop application/device firmware compilation differences. The user may create and modify documents on either the TI device or desktop application, and the user may also seamlessly exchange files between the device and the desktop application. The TI Nspire desktop application currently consists of four versions: TI-Nspire Student software and the TI-Nspire Teacher software, each having a numeric and CAS version.
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