Proctorio Minimum System Requirements

Proctorio offers a flexible service, which may include recording of video, audio, and screen activity or none of the above. The system requirements are dependent on the exam settings. Students are encouraged to use a practice exam to test their system prior to taking an exam.

Virtual machines and proxy connections will not work.

What are the minimum system requirements to use Proctorio?





Chrome OS

Operating System

Windows XP SP31

Windows Vista1

Windows 7

Windows 8

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

Mac OSX 10.61

Mac OSX 10.71

Mac OSX 10.81

Mac OSX 10.9+

Ubuntu 12.04+

Debian 7++

OpenSuSE 12.2++

Fedora Linux 17

Chrome 42+


Intel Pentium or better


Intel Pentium or better

Intel or ARM

Free Disk Space

250 MB

250 MB

250 MB

250 MB


4 GB2

4 GB2

4 GB2

2 GB2

Download Speed

Not applicable

Upload Speed

0.092 Mbps - 0.244 Mbps3


Any Microphone, either internal or external4


320x240 VGA resolution (minimum) internal or external4

1. As of November 10th 2015, Google Chrome will no longer actively support these platforms. Chrome may continue to work but not receive security updates or fixes. More info can be found here.
2. This is the minimum amount of ram assuming at least 50% of the memory is not in use by other applications. We strongly recommend you double this number to avoid system crashes while in exams.
3. Depends on the exam settings, secure browser has no upload speed requirement.
4. Only required for proctoring, secure browser functionality does not require audio/visual recording.