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Below, you'll find the supported operating systems, supported internet browsers, and minimum specifications for using Blackboard.




Operating System

Windows XP and later

OS X 10.5 and later

Internet Browsers

IE 8.x and above
Firefox 3.x and above

Firefox 3.x and above
Safari 4.x and above

Sun Java Runtime Environment

Java Standard Edition 6 and above

Java Standard Edition 6 and above


For a detailed list of compatible browsers and operating systems visit Blackboard's support page directly at

titleMobile Access

While you may be able to access Blackboard from a mobile platform, it will not be optimized for that device and a number of functions will not be accessible. We are investigating the use of the Blackboard Mobile App, but at this time it is not available.