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Blackboard supports four primary browsers for Learn releases. Links to the vendor sites for the browsers are included in this topic.

To learn more about Blackboard's general browser support policy as well as information about Javascript, Cookies, and other software, see Browser Support Policy and Supported End-User Technologies for SP13.

The browser versions listed are those that were available when Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 13 was released in June 2013. These are not the only browsers supported on this release - see Browser Support Policy for more detailed information.

Traditionally Released Browsers

The dates listed are the original release dates for general availability.

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  • Safari® 6 from Apple (25 July 2012)
  • Safari 5 from Apple (7 June 2010)
  • Note: Safari 5 for Windows is an exception. Apple's continued support for this browser is unclear, and Blackboard does not test it.

Automatically Updated Channel-based Browsers

The dates listed are the latest numbered patch release dates.

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  • Firefox 21 (stable channel) from Mozilla (14 May 2013)
  • Firefox 17 (ESR channel) from Mozilla (14 May 2013)
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Don't See Your Browser or Version Listed?

Both newer and older browsers from these vendors may be supported. Please see Blackboard's general browser support policy for Learn at Browser Support Policy.

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