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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: Minimum 512 Kbps

Windows

For meeting application

  • Intel Core 2 or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • Windows 10 (64-bit, Windows 10 'N' Edition users must install the 'Media Feature Pack' before installing the application.)
  • 1 GB of RAM (2 GB or higher recommended)

For HTML Client

  • Intel Core i5 or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • Google Chrome (latest), Mozilla Firefox (latest), and Edge-Chromium (latest)

Mac OS

For meeting application

  • 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor
  • Mac OS X 10.13, 10.14, 10.15 and 11.0
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)

For HTML Client

  • Intel Core i5 or faster processor (or equivalent)
  • Mac OS X 10.13, 10.14 and 10.15
  • 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • Apple Safari (latest), Google Chrome (latest), Mozilla Firefox (latest), and Microsoft Edge - Chromium (latest)

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