Learn@UW - Recommended Software and Browsers
This document contains the list of recommended systems and web browsers for use with Learn@UW.
Please note that the information below is from the Software Vendor.
Alternative and newer versions of the listed operating systems and browsers may or may not work properly with Learn@UW in certain cases, but there should be no expectation that they do. We will submit any reported problems to Desire2Learn for newer operating systems and browsers.
Desire2Learn no longer supports Netscape or Mozilla.
- Recommended Operating Systems and Hardware
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- Recommended Software
Recommended Operating Systems and Hardware
Below is a list of System Requirements and Recommendations.
Note: These are the minimum browser requirements needed for using Learn@UW.
|OS||Compatible Browsers||Recommended Browser|
|Mac OS X||
for Desktop Web
- Make sure that the browser is set to accept cookies (from both 1st party and 3rd party). See Web Browsers - Cookies FAQ for details (use the "managing cookies" links on the bottom of the page).
The following software should be installed for full functionality within the Learn@UW site:
- Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.6 or 1.7 (Java SE 6 & Java SE 7) is required for the Equation Editor and Online Rooms. See Windows - Installing Sun Java. Mac OS system updates include Java.
- Adobe Flash Player 10.1 or greater is required to use the Record Audio and Record Video features.