Technical Requirements

System Requirements

FLVS Global courses make use of a wide variety of features and technologies to help students achieve a more immersive learning experience. Please be sure your computer or device meets the following specifications for the best experience.

Browser Plug-ins

  • Java 1.7 JRE or higher
  • Flash 12.0 or higher
  • Acrobat Reader 8.0 or higher
  • Apple QuickTime or Microsoft Media Player

PC Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 gigabytes of local or cloud storage space
  • High speed internet connection, such as Cable or DSL
  • Windows Vista, 7, 8
  • Microsoft Office, Open Office, or Google Docs (Some Business courses require Microsoft Office, which will be noted during course registration)
  • Display setting of at least 1024×768 resolution
  • Printer required
  • Internet Explorer version 9.0 or higher (Click here to download) or Firefox version 3.6 or higher (Click here to download) or Safari 4.0 or higher (Click here to download)
  • Ability to save work to a portable medium such as USB or cloud storage
  • Audio: Speakers and microphone or headset

Mac Requirements

  • Minimum of 10 gigabytes of local or cloud storage space
  • High speed internet connection, such as Cable or DSL
  • Mac OSX 10.5 or higher
  • Microsoft Office, Open Office, or Google Docs (Some Business courses require Microsoft Office, which will be noted during course registration)
  • Display setting of at least 1024×768 resolution
  • Printer required
  • Firefox version 3.6 or higher (Click here to download) or Safari 4.0 or higher (Click here to download)
  • Ability to save work to a portable medium such as USB or cloud storage
  • Audio: Speakers and microphone or headset

Mobile Device Requirements

While phones, tablets, and netbooks will work with FLVS courses, not every element of a course may be compatible. Required browser plugins, such as Java, are not compatible with many of these devices, including Chromebooks. Additionally, some courses make use of Flash, which is not compatible with many mobile devices. Students must still have access to a Windows or Mac based computer for full course compatibility.

  • 7″ or larger display size
  • Access to WiFi with a high speed internet connection (4G or LTE connections are supported, but you may incur costs based on your mobile data plan)
  • Method to save work to local or cloud storage
  • Minimum Operating System: iOS 6 or greater, Android 2.2 (Froyo) or greater, Windows Phone 7.5 or greater

If you have questions or need help, please visit http://help.flvs.net.

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