Operating System (OS)
An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that controls the operation and basic function of a computer. Examples of operating systems include Windows (XP, 7, 8,etc.) , Mac (OS X, etc.), and Linux.
The following are the minimum requirements for Operating Systems for use with the Canvas LMS.
What OS do I Have?
Desktop/Laptop Operating Systems
|Windows XP SP3 and newer|
|Mac OSX 10.6 and newer|
|Linux - Chrome OS|
Mobile OS Native App Support
|iOS 7 and
Android 2.3 and newer
Chrome users on Mac Computers:
Although Chrome is a supported browser for Canvas, recent Java updates may render some of the browser's functionality unstable or unusable (for Mac users using Chrome only). The Google development team is currently working on a fix, however until the new Chrome 64bit version for Mac is available, we recommend using one of the following:
- Safari (Apple's native browser)
- Mozilla Firefox