What are the Technical Requirements?

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Moraine Park uses the Web-based Canvas system for online classes. Canvas and its hosting infrastructure are designed for maximum compatibility. Here are the minimum system requirements:

Screen Size

  • 1024×600 — the average size of a netbook — is the minimum screen resolution. If you want to view Canvas on a device with a smaller screen, there is also the Canvas mobile app.

Operating Systems

  • Windows XP SP3 and newer
  • Mac OSX 10.6 and newer
  • Linux – Chrome OS

Mobile Operating System Native App Support

  • iOS 7 and newer
  • Android 2.3 and newer

Computer Speed and Processor

  • Use a computer 5 years old or newer when possible
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 2GHz processor

Internet Speed

  • Along with compatibility and web standards, Canvas has been designed to accommodate low bandwidth environments.
  • Minimum of 512kbps

Screen Readers

  • Macintosh: VoiceOver (latest version for Safari)
  • PC: JAWS (latest version for Internet Explorer 10 &11)
  • PC: NVDA (latest version for Firefox)
  • There is currently no screen reader support for Canvas in Chrome

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