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What technical requirements will I need to use Zoom?

Zoom is the videoconferencing platform that we utilize for all of our live sessions.

Zoom System Requirements

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE). 
  • Minimum bandwidth is 600kbps (up/down) and recommended is 1.5 Mbps (up/down).
  • Check your Internet bandwidth using Speedtest 
  • A microphone – built-in to your computer or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth.
  • A webcam - one which is built-in to your computer or one that connects to your computer via USB.

Supported Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X with MacOS 10.6.8 /(Snow Leopard) or later
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8 or 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista with SP1 or later
  • Windows XP with SP3 or later
  • Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
  • Mint 17.1 or higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 or higher
  • Oracle Linux 6.4 or higher
  • CentOS 6.4 or higher
  • Fedora 21 or higher
  • OpenSUSE 13.2 or higher
  • ArchLinux (64-bit only)

Supported Tablets 

  • iOS and Android devices (Links to an external site.)
  • Windows Surface PRO 2 running Win 8.1 
  • Windows Surface PRO 3 running Win 10 (
  • Blackberry devices

Supported Browsers

  • Windows: IE7+,  Firefox,  Chrome,  Safari5+
  • Mac: Safari5+,  Firefox,  Chrome
  • Linux: Firefox, Chrome

If your device of choice is a Chromebook, you will need to use the Zoom progressive web application (PWA) for Chrome OS to access Zoom calls!