Technology Requirements





PC Configuration:
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
  • CPU: 1 GHz processor
  • Memory: 256 MB RAM
  • Operating System: Windows XP SP2 (Home or Professional)
  • CPU: 2 GHz or higher processor
  • Memory: 768MB RAM or more
  • Operating System: Windows XP SP 3 (Home or Pro), Windows Vista, or Windows 7
Macintosh Minimum Configuration:
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
  • CPU: 300MHz Power PC processor (Power Macintosh G3)
  • Memory: 256MB RAM
  • Operating System: Macintosh OS X (10.2) or newer
  • CPU: 1.25 GHz Power PC processor (Power Macintosh G4)
  • Memory: 768 MB RAM or more
  • Operating System: Macintosh OS X (10.6) or OS X (10.7)
Web Browser Requirements
Browser Supported Windows Macintosh
Internet Explorer 8.0 Download  
Mozilla Firefox 3.6  Download Download
Safari 4.0 - 5.1 Download Download
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 Browser Plugins Frequently Used in Blackboard
Sun Microsystems Java Download
Adobe Flash Player Download
Apple Quicktime Player Download
PowerPoint Viewer (Not Necessary If You Have PowerPoint) Download
SMART Notebook Viewer Download