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Computer Requirements

There are minimal computing requirements that are necessary to successfully participate in our live classes. Most computers purchased within the last couple of years meet these minimal requirements.

Windows

  • 1.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or later, Windows Edge browser, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome
  • Headset with microphone, and webcam
  • Microsoft Office with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint*

Mac OS

  • 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, and 10.11
  • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome
  • Headset with microphone, and webcam
  • Microsoft Office with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint*

Mobile**

  • The Adobe Connect app for iOS and Android is required.
  • Google Android 4.4 or later
  • Apple iOS: iOS 8.1.2 or later
  • Some features and functionality may not be enabled in all Adobe Connect meetings.

Please note that simultaneous teleconference activity is restricted when using a carrier that does not support simultaneous data and voice.

Internet

  • Broadband connection required (i.e., Cable or DSL).

*Through Microsoft’s Office 365 Student Advantage program, Tulane students may now download the latest version of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote, on their personally owned devices at no charge. For more information, please visit https://ts.tulane.edu/microsoft-office-365.

**Adobe Connect Mobile continues to provide only a subset a full desktop meeting functionality and pods.