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DE Technology Requirements

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​​Here are some basic requirements for Canvas:

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  • Windows 7 and newer
  • ​Mac OSX 10.6 and newer
  • Linux - ChromeOS
  • iOS 7 and newer (versions vary by device)
  • Android 4.2 and newer​​ edge.png
  • Chrome 64 and 65
  • Firefox 58 or higher(Extended Releases are not supported)
  • Flash 28 or higher (used for recording or viewing audio/video and uploading files)
  • Internet ​​Explorer 11 (Windows only—functionally supported; may exhibit slight visual differences from other browsers, but these differences do not restrict product functionality or accessibility)​​
  • Edge 40 and 41 (Windows only)
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser (supporting the latest system requirements)
  • Safari 10 and 11 (Macintosh only)

​Use a computer 5 years old or ne​​wer when possible

  • Along with compatibility and web standards, Canvas has been carefully crafted to accommodate low bandwidth environments.
  • Minimum of 512k​

​The latest versions of JAWS, VoiceOver​ and NVDA

​Screen Readers:
  • Macintosh: VoiceOver (latest version for Safari)
  • PC: NVDA (latest version for Firefox)​​​​


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