Blackboard System Requirements
Telephone connection (56k or better), DSL, or cable modem
Minimum 64 MB of RAM (Recommended: 128 MB RAM or greater)
52 MB hard drive space
Pentium 233 MHz (Recommended: Pentium 500 MHz or greater)
* Do NOT use the AOL browser or Opera to access Blackboard.
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The following is a list of additional plug-ins that you may need:
• Apple QuickTime
• Adobe Flash Player
• Real Network RealPlayer
• Adobe Acrobat Reader
• Microsoft Office Converters and Viewers
Since you will be sharing files, we recommend you have anti-virus software.
Depending on the nature of your course, additional hardware or software may be necessary. In many instances, Microsoft Office is required for the creation and viewing of Word, Excel, or PowerPoint documents. Alternate word processing applications you can use include: iLife, OpenOffice, WordPad, or Works. Please remember to save your files as RTF documents so everyone in your course can open and view your files.