Suggested Technology Requirements

Minimum Hardware Requirements for Required Personal Mobile Devices

All Devices

  • Webcam (a cell phone does not meet this requirement)

PC and MAC

  • PC - 2 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor
  • MAC – Intel Processor
  • 4 gigabyte (GB) RAM
  • 1 GB available hard disk space
  • Internet access
    • Broadband Internet connection
    • Wireless connectivity 802.11g
    • Screen resolution must be able to support 1024x768 or higher
    • Sound requires audio output (Audio Jack)
    • Headset with microphone for hybrid and online classes
    • A battery that is capable of 2 hours use 

*Chromebooks and HP Streams are not supported. 

Surface Pro Requirements:

  • Surface Pro, Surface Books, and Surface Laptop devices are supported (Non-Pro Surface devices are NOT supported)
  • Must be running a supported Operating System (See PC Software Requirements)
  • An external keyboard (USB or Bluetooth) is required. Bluetooth keyboards must be paired prior to launching the exam
  • Hard Drive: 1GB or higher available space
  • For onsite support, a working USB port is required (Newer devices may require an adaptor)
  • Internet connection for Examplify Download, Registration, Exam Download, and Upload
  • Screen Resolution must be 1920x1080


  • Hardware = iPad 5+, iPad Air+, iPad Mini 2+, iPad Pro
  • Operation System – iOS 11, iOS 12, and iOS 13. Only genuine versions of iOS are supported
  • iPad must not be “Jail Broken”
  • 500 MB of free space
  • A battery that is capable of two (2) hours of use 

*Other tablet devices are not supported.


Minimum Software Requirements for Required Personal Mobile Devices

  • Supported PC operating systems—

    • 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 10.
    • Alternate versions of Windows 10, such as Windows RT, and Windows 10 S are NOT supported at this time.
  • Supported MAC operating systems—

    • Mac OS X 14 Mojave
    • Mac OS 11 Big Sur is only compatible with Examplify version 2.5 or higher (Released on 11/13/20 or later)
    • Mac OS X 15 Catalina is only compatible with Examplify version 2.0.6 or higher (Released on 10/14/19 or later) 
    • Newer Mac devices using Apple’s new M1 chipset are not currently compatible with Examplify
  • Which Macs can run Mac OS 11 Big Sur?

    • MacBook (2015 or newer)
    • MacBookAir (2013 or newer)
    • MacBook Pro (Late 2013 or newer)
    • Mac mini (2014 or newer)
    • iMac (2014 or newer)
    • iMac Pro (from 2017)
    • Mac Pro (2013 or newer) 
  • Web browsers—Internet Explorer 10 or higher recommended, and Mozilla Firefox—with Silverlight plug-in

Examplify: The following are not supported:

  • Tablet devices other than the iPad versions mentioned above
  • Chromebooks
  • HP Steam laptops (due to storage limitation)