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.
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 support.respondus.com.
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.
Minimum Technical Requirements
Windows: 11, 10* and 8.
Mac: macOS 10.12 to 12.0+ChromeOS: LockDown Browser for Chromebook is supported on ChromeOS version 88 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