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Computer system specifications

BCD uses Adobe Connect as the eLearning platform. If you view the class from your office or home workstation, we suggest you use a headset-microphone combo to easily interact with the instructor and other students.

Adobe recommends the following computer system requirements for maximum compatibility between its software and a student's device (desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone):

Bandwidth: 512 Kbps


  • Windows 1.4GHz Intel Pentium 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 8 and 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit) or Windows 10 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended) for Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10, 11; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash Player 13.0+

Mac OS

  • 1.83GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
  • Mac OS X 10.7.4, 10.8, 10.9
  • Mozilla Firefox; Apple Safari; Google Chrome
  • Adobe Flash Player 13.0+

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