Technical / System Requirements
This is a list of basic computer system requirements to use our Learner Management System (Canvas).
It is always recommended to use the most up-to-date versions and better connections. Our Learner Management System will still run with the minimum specifications, but you may experience slower loading times.
Our Learner Management System and its hosting infrastructure are designed for maximum compatibility and minimal requirements.
Windows 7 and newer (users on Windows 10 need to download the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to submit assignments)
Mac OSX 10.6 and newer
Linux – chromeOS
Tablet, Phone OS
iOS 7 and newer (versions vary by device)
Android 4.2 or newer
Computer Speed & Processor
Use a computer 5 years old or newer when possible
1GB of RAM
Along with the compatibility and web standards, our Learner Management System has been carefully crafted to accommodate low bandwidth environments – Minimum of 512kbps
1366 x 768 and higher
Speakers / Headphones
Good quality webcam to take clips of your practical tasks (if not using mobile / tablet)
Our Learner Management System support the current and first previous major releases of the following browsers:
Internet Explorer 11 and Edge 39 and 40
Windows only – please make sure your operating system is also current as noted in the computer specifications, you may need to download the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to submit assignments
Safari 9 and 10
Chrome 58 and 59
Firefox 53 and 54
Flash 25 and 26
Used for recording or viewing audio/video and uploading files
Responds Lockdown Browser
We highly recommend updating to the most current version of your preferred browser. Your browser will notify you if there is a new version available. Some supported browsers may still produce a banner stating “Your browser does not meet the minimum requirements for Canvas”. If you have upgraded your browser but you are still seeing the warning banner, try logging out of the Learner Management System and deleting your browser cookies.
Is required for recording audio and video in the Learner Management System. Other than these features, Flash is not required to use in most areas of the Learner Management System.
Please note that some browsers may no longer support flash.
Is required for screen sharing in Conferences.
Please note that some browsers do not support Java.
For Media File Downloads Only
All pdf readers acceptable