LockDown Browser Computer Requirements

Respondus LockDown Browser is a client application installed on the local computer.

Operating Systems

Windows: 10, and 8. Windows 10S is not a compatible operating system. Compatibility includes x86 32 and 64bit processors and ARM 64bit processors using x86 emulation.

Mac: MacOS 10.12 to 10.15.

iOS: 11.0+ (iPad only). Must have a compatible LMS integration. The LockDown Browser iPad app is not compatible with Sakai LMS servers. All Sakai users will need to use a computer with a compatible operating system. 

* 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: 512 MB RAM

Hard Disk Space

Windows: 75 MB of free hard disk space

Mac: 3 MB of free hard disk space