Computer Specifications & Recommendations

System and software requirements



Operating System

  • Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows 7
  • Mac OS X v10.7 (Lion)


Minimum resolution of 1024 x 600    Resolution of 1024 x 768 or greater   

Internet Speed

56K modem

56K or cable modem, DSL   

Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE)

JRE 1.6.x
(Required to run Equation Editor.)

JRE 6 update 31    


Enabled    Enabled   




Browser Support

Desktop Support

Browser    Status   
Internet Explorer 10    Supported   
Internet Explorer 9    Supported   
Internet Explorer 8    Unsupported   
Firefox (newest)    Supported   
Firefox 17.0    Maintenance (to the end of 2013)   
Firefox (older)    Unsupported    
Chrome (newest)    Supported   
Safari 6.0    Supported   
Safari 5.1    Supported   
Safari (older)    Unsupported   

Tablet support for Desktop Web

Operating System/Browser    Status   
Android Browser (newest)    Supported   
iOS Safari (newest)    Supported   
Microsoft Surface Internet Explorer 10    Supported   
Playbook Browser (newest)    Supported   

Mobile Web

Operating System/Browser    Status   
iOS (newest)     Supported    
iOS 6 (iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5, iPod Touch 4/5, iPad 2/3/4/mini)    Supported   
iOS 5 (Safari 5.1)     Maintenance   
iOS 4 (iPhone 3G, iPod Touch 2)     Unsupported   
iOS 3 (iPhone, iPod Touch 1)     Unsupported    
Android (newest)    Supported    
Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)    Supported   
Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)    Supported   
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)     Supported    
Android 3.2 (Honeycomb)    Maintenance   
Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)    Maintenance   
Android 2.2 (Froyo)     Maintenance   
Android 2.1 (Eclair)     Unsupported    
Android 1.6 (Donut)    Unsupported   
Android 1.5 (Cupcake)    Unsupported   
Blackberry 10     Supported    
Blackberry 7     Supported    
Blackberry 6     Maintenance   

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