What are the computer/browser requirements for LockDown Browser?

LockDown Browser is a third-party application created by Respondus. 

This information is also located on Respondus LockDown Browser website.

Operating Systems

Windows: 10, 8, 7
Mac: macOS 10.12 to 10.15

* Windows 10S is not a compatible operating system, nor can LockDown Browser be obtained via the Windows App Store. At present, support for Windows 10 S Mode isn’t on the roadmap for LockDown Browser.

* LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor may continue to run in older operating systems that have reached “end-of-life” but students may encounter unexpected results.


Windows: 2 GB RAM
Mac: 2 GB RAM

Hard Disk Space

Windows: 200 MB of free hard disk space
Mac: 200 MB of free hard disk space


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