Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

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Audience: Students

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

 

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 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.

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.

 

Memory

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 space
Mac: 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 Policy
Student Accessibility Statement

 

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