Below, please find the supported Operating Systems, supported Internet Browsers, and recommended system specifications for using Blackboard Collaborate 12.6.
Definitions of Terms
Certified: fully tested and supported.
Compatible: partially tested and supported.
Provisional: untested but supported.
Unsupported: impossible or not supported.
Note: Later versions of a browser or operating system labeled Compatible or Certified are provisionally supported by Blackboard Collaborate Support unless otherwise noted.
|Internet Explorer 8||Internet Explorer 9||Internet Explorer 10||Internet Explorer 11||Firefox (Latest Stable Release)||Chrome (Stable Channel)|
|Windows® XP (32 bit with 32 bit JVM only)|
|Safari 5.0||Safari 5.1||Safari
|Safari 7.0||Firefox (Latest Stable Release)||Chrome (Stable Channel)|
|Mac OS 10.6|
|Mac OS 10.7|
|Mac OS 10.8|
|Mac OS 10.9|
|Firefox (Latest Stable Release)|
|Ubuntu 11.10 (64 bit with 64 bit JVM)|
|Operating System||Java Versions (JRE)|
|Windows XP, Vista, 7,8||Java SE 6U13 or higher , Java SE 7
Java Access Bridge 2.0.2
|Mac OS X||Apple Java 1.6.0_07 +(J2SE6-64 bit)
Oracle Java 1.7
|Linux||Java SE 6U13 or higher & Java SE 7
64 bit JVM’s with 64 bit Operating Systems
- Click here to view Blackboard Collaborate Mobile web conferencing system requirements. (Opens in a new window.)
- 256 MB RAM
- 20 MB free disk space
- Internet Access – 28.8 kbps speed or above (Broadband connection highly recommended)
- Soundcard with microphone and headphones (A headset with microphone/headphones is highly recommended)
- Webcam (optional)
- Note: Thin client solutions such as Citrix Metaframe are not supported for use with Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing.