Use the button below to check your operating system and web browser (link will open in a new window).
Minimum 2GB of RAM or higher is recommended for optimal performance.
Minimum 1GB of free disk space.
Sound card and speakers.
Headphones and microphone are required to participate in Online Classrooms and/or online discussions. External speakers or microphones, particularly built-in microphones, are generally NOT suitable due to feedback issues. CDU recommends USB headsets and microphones. Please check with your Course Coordinator whether there are Online Classroom or Voice tools components.
A minimum screen resolution of 800 x 600 is recommended.
High speed broadband connection recommended.
Using dial-up via modem is possible but not recommended, you may experience performance issues with certain Learnline features.
Windows XP, Vista or 7
MAC OS X 10.5 or higher (Mac OS 10.4 is not supported)
Use the button below to check that your browser is properly configured to use Learnline (link will open in a new window).
Our experience has indicated that the preferred browser for Learnline use is the latest Firefox release combined with the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 or 7.
Below, please find the supported Operating Systems, supported Internet Browsers, and recommended system specifications for using Learnline and associated technologies.
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 labelled compatible or certified are provisionally supported by unless otherwise noted.
Supported Browsers and Operating Systems
|Internet Explorer 8||Intrernet Explorer 9||Internet Explorer 10||Firefox (Latest stable release)*||Chrome
|Windows® XP (32 bit with 32 bit JVM only)||Compatible||Unsupported||Unsupported||Compatible||Compatible|
|Safari 4.0||Safari 5.0||Safari 5.1||Firefox (Latest stable release)*||Chrome
|Mac OS 10.6
|Mac OS 10.7
*For information on Firefox's public development channels, refer to Firefox's Releases page. All other Firefox channels are unsupported.
**For information on Chrome's release channels, refer to the Chrome Release Channels page. All other Chrome channels are unsupported. Please Note: Chrome does not support Java 7 on the Mac platform. A 64-bit browser (Safari or Firefox, for example) is required to run Java 7 on Mac OS X. 32-bit browsers such as Chrome do not support Java 7 on the Mac platform.
Students using MS Windows will require Java versions 1.6, or 1.7 (Java SE 6 & Java E7) to use Blackboard Learn and Blackboard Collaborate. The JRE can be downloaded from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html
Those using Mac OSX will require Apple Java 1.5.0_16 +(J2SE5-32 bit) , Apple Java 1.6.0_07 +(J2SE6-64 bit) or Oracle Java 1.7
Mac OSX users can download Java - http://www.java.com/en/download/faq/java_mac.xml
For viewing file formats: .qtm, .qt, .mov
- Adobe Flash Player
For viewing file formats: .fla, .swf
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
For viewing file formats: .pdf
For viewing file formats: .ra, .ram, .rm
For viewing file formats: .mpg, .wmv. asf
- VLC Media Player
For viewing most audio and video formats
Blackboard Collaborate Mobile Web Conferencing System Requirements
Below, please find the supported devices and recommended system specifications for using Blackboard Collaborate Mobile web conferencing.
Note: Later versions of the supported devices labelled compatible or certified are provisionally supported unless otherwise noted.
Online Classroom - Blackboard Collaborate Mobile Web Conferencing
|Device||iOS Operating System 4.3 and above|
|Apple iPad 2||Certified|
|Apple iPad 3||Certified|
|Apple iPod Touch (4th Generation)||Certified|
|Apple iPhone 4||Certified|
|Apple iPhone 4s||Certified|