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

Vista
7 (Professional and Enterprise)
8.0 (Professional and Enterpirise)
8.1 (Professional and Enterprise)
10 (Professional, Educational and Enterprise), 11a
Server 2008, 2012

Desktops/Laptops Windows Secure Browser Disable fast user switching. Server 2008, and 2012 are supported when using a thin client.
Mac OS X

10.7-10.12a

Desktops/Laptops Mac Secure Browser

Depending on your version of OS X, disable the following features:

  • Exposé or Spaces
  • Application Launches from Function Keys
  • Updates to Third-Party Apps
  • Updates to iTunes
  • Look-Up Gesture
Linux

Fedora 23-25a
openSUSE 13.1, 13.2
Red Hat Enterprise 6.5
Ubuntu (LTS) 12.04, 14.04, 16.04

Desktops/Laptops Linux Secure Browser

Depending on your distribution, install:

  • SoX
  • Verdana True Type font.
Mobile

iOS (iPads)

8.0–8.2
9.2, 9.3
10.2b

iPad 2
iPad 3
4th Generation (Retina Display)
iPad Air
iPad Air 2
(missing or bad snippet) Use Guided Access, Autonomous Single App Mode, or Automatic Assessment Configuration.

Android

4.4, 5.0, 5.1, 6.0a

Google Nexus 10
Motorola Xoom
Samsung Galaxy Note (2014 edition)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 and 4
LearnPad Quarto
AIRSecureTest Mobile Secure Browser 2.0 Enable the secure browser keyboard.

Chrome OS

50+a**

Chromebooks AIRSecureTest kiosk application Chromebooks must be in kiosk mode.

Windows

8.0, 8.1, 10, 11a

AIR supports any tablet running Windows 8.0, 8.1 Pro, 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 depends on its availability at the start of the school year.
bLEAs must have an alternate device available for students requiring ASL, as video playback is not currently supported with iOS 10. Additionally, Facetime and/or Skype must be manually disabled prior to testing. If a third party keyboard is enabled, an English keyboard must be set as the default keyboard.

**The latest OS Chrome release version is 56.0.2924.110. This build contains a number of fixes and security updates.

*For information about implementing the related requirements, refer to the Technical Specifications Manual for Online Testing and the Secure Browser Installation Manual.

Download Secure Browsers

To download the secure browser for your operating system, select the corresponding tab. The current version for the Windows, Linux and Mac Secure Browser is version 9.