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Technology Requirements

Please read the following information to ensure your device is fully compatible with the Udacity classroom experience.
  • Check your compatibility!

    We highly recommend using our live compatibility checker to confirm that your device is properly supported in Udacity's classroom. Click here to test your compatibility now! Note that you will have to log in with a Udacity account in order to be able to test your device's compatibility.

    Please use this tool first before reaching out to our Support team with questions or concerns about device compatibility.

  • Browser

    An up-to-date version of Chrome is strongly recommended. We also support the latest versions of Firefox, Safari, Opera and Microsoft Edge. At this time, most features, including Classroom, Knowledge, and Student Hub, are supported on mobile web.

  • Internet Connectivity

    Download: 2+ Mbps recommended; minimum 1 Mbps. Upload: 0.5 Mbps. Mobile Data: Reliable Wi-Fi or cellular data connection.

  • Operating System

    PC: Windows 7 or higher with the latest updates installed (note: Internet Explorer is not supported). Mac: OS X 10.11 or higher with latest updates installed. Linux: Any recent distribution that has the supported browsers installed. Ubuntu: 17.10+ or 14.04 LTS+.

  • Hardware

    Each course and program has its own specific hardware requirements in terms of processing power, hard drive space and any external hardware. Please refer to the program’s individual overview page for additional info.

  • YouTube

    Ability to watch YouTube videos is required. If YouTube is blocked on your network, please contact your IT support or internet provider. If you do not use the HTML5 player, we recommend Adobe Flash Player v28.

  • Google Account

    Required for Webcasts, one on one appointments, and exit interviews. Sign up for Google account here. If you have a Gmail or YouTube account, that same login can be used to access all of Google’s features.