Respondus Lockdown Browser



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About Respondus Lockdown Browser 

LockDown Browser® is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within a learning management system. Used at over 2000 higher educational institutions, LockDown Browser is the “gold standard” for securing online exams in classrooms or proctored environments. 

How Lockdown Browser Works 


Getting Help for Respondus Lockdown Browser 

Students who are having trouble with Respondus Lockdown Browser can submit a helpdesk ticket directly to Respondus at to


About Respondus Monitor 

Respondus Monitor is a fully-automated proctoring solution. Students use a webcam to record themselves during an online exam. Afterward, flagged events and proctoring results are available to the instructor for further review. 

How Respondus Monitor Works 



Minimum Technical Requirements 

Operating Systems 

Windows: 11, 10* and 8.

* Includes x86 32 and 64bit processors and ARM 64bit processors using x86 emulation.
* Windows 10S is not a compatible operating system, nor can LockDown Browser be obtained via the Windows App Store. At present, support for Windows 10 S Mode isn’t on the roadmap for LockDown Browser.

Mac: macOS 10.12 to 12.0+ChromeOS: LockDown Browser for Chromebook is supported on ChromeOS version 96 and higher, but we recommend keeping your Chromebook updated to the most recent version that is available.iPadOS: 11.0+ (iPad only). Must have a compatible LMS integration. The LockDown Browser iPad app is not compatible with Sakai LMS servers. All Sakai users will need to use a computer with a compatible operating system. 


NOTE: LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor may continue to run in older operating systems that have reached “end-of-life” but students may encounter unexpected results. 



Windows: 2 GB RAM (A minimum 4gb of available RAM is necessary when using LockDown Browser to take an exam that also uses a webcam.)Mac: 2 GB RAM (A minimum 4gb of available RAM is necessary when using LockDown Browser to take an exam that also uses a webcam.) 


Hard Disk Space 

Windows: 200 MB of free hard disk spaceMac: 200 MB of free hard disk space 


Additional Resources: 

Student Quickstart Guide – New Quizzes 

Student QuickStart Guide -Classic Quizzes 

Chromebooks & Respondus  

Additional Computer Requirements 

Student Terms of Use PolicyStudent Accessibility Statement 

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