For 2018–2019, a Secure Browser must be installed on each computer or tablet that will be used for student testing. The following table lists which operating systems are supported and which Secure Browser to install.

Operating Systems Supported Devices Secure Browser Related Requirements*
Desktop

Windows

7 SP1 (Professional & Enterprise)

8 (Professional & Enterprise)

8.1 (Professional & Enterprise)

10 (Educational, Professional, & Enterprise) (Versions 1507 - 1803, 1809a)

Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016 R2

Desktops/Laptops Windows Secure Browser Disable fast user switching. Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, and 2016 R2 are supported when using a thin client.
Mac
10.9 - 10.14
Desktops/Laptops Mac Secure Browser

Depending on your OS version, disable the following features:

  • Application Launches from Function/Custom Keys
  • Updates to Third-Party Apps
  • Notification Center
  • Updates to iTunes
  • Look-Up Gesture
  • Mission Control
  • Dictation
  • Siri
Linux
Fedora 27 - 28 LTS (Gnome)
Ubuntu 14.04b, 16.04, 18.04 LTS (Gnome)
Desktops/Laptops Linux Secure Browser

Depending on your distribution, install SoX and Verdana True Type font.

For touchscreen devices, disable on-screen keyboard.

Mobile
iOS
10.3
11.4
12
4th Generation (Retina Display)
5th Generation (Retina Display)
6th Generation (Retina Display)
iPad Air
iPad Air 2
iPad Pro
AIRSecureTest Mobile Secure Browser
Automatic Assessment Configuration requires no further setup. Additional features can be disabled through Mobile Device Management.
Chrome
67+
Chromebooks AIRSecureTest Kiosk Application Chromebooks must be in kiosk mode. Automatic updates should be disabled or limited to a specific version used successfully before summative testing begins.
Windows
8 (Professional & Enterprise)
8.1 (Professional & Enterprise) 
10 (Educational, Professional, and Enterprise)
AIR supports any tablet running Windows 8, 8.1, and 10, but has done extensive testing only on Surface Pro, Surface Pro 3, Asus Transformer, and Dell Venue.
Windows Secure Browser Disable fast user switching.

aSupport for this version will begin upon the completion of testing following its release.

b2018-2019 is the anticipated final school year for this browser.

*For information about implementing the related requirements, refer to the Secure Browser Installation Manual or the Technical Specifications Manual.

Download Secure Browsers

To download the Secure Browser for your operating system, select the corresponding tab.