Supported Browsers

Blackboard tests and validates four primary browsers; Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and Chrome.

Java and Other Browser Plugins

Some of the Blackboard Learn features require additional software to be installed.  Users may have to install additional software to access these features, or the user may have to acknowledge a browser message allowing the plugin to run on their system.


Operating Systems Browsers JAVA

Windows 7
Windows 8
  • Internet Explorer 10 and 11
  • Firefox
  • Chrome

Note: If using Internet Explorer, you may have to change some configuration settings for some of the features to work.

1.7_71 for 32-bit os

Note: Do not use the 64-bit version of Java.
MAC OSX 10.10
  • Safair
  • Flash
  • Firefox

Note: Known issues losing connections with wireless.

JAVA 8 Update
MAC OSX 10.9
  • Safari
  • Flash
  • Firefox
Java 8 Update 25