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System Requirements For Blackboard are listed below:
  • An Internet connection and a valid email address. A high speed Internet connection is recommended.
  • A Web Browser (Mozilla FireFox is recommended) :
    • With Javascript enabled.
    • With Browser Cookies enabled, or with Blackboard added as an exception.
    • If the Web Browser is set to block pop-up windows, it is recommended that Blackboard be added as an exception.
  • Appropriate software applications to access all of the documents that are contained within a Blackboard course. For example, a Blackboard course that contains PowerPoint documents would require that each user enrolled within that course have Microsoft PowerPoint or Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer installed at their deskltop.
  • Web Browser plugins that are recommended, but may not necessarily be required for a particular Blackboard course include:
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader
    • Microsoft Windows Media Player
    • Real Networks RealPlayer
    • Shockwave, Flash & Authorware
    • Apple Quick Time
    • Java (version 7 is recommended)
Below are additional system requirement related details directly from Blackboard Inc:

Windows Support
Mac Support

No Support


Last updated Sep 9, 2014
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