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SpecificationsWindows

Mac OS X

Linux

iOS

Android

Chrome OS
Supported devicesDesktops
Laptops
Tablets
Desktops
Laptops
DesktopDesktops
LaptopLaptops

iPadiPads

TabletTabletsChromebookChromebooks

Processor

x86/x32 and x64

Intel-based™

x86/x32 and x64

any

any

any

Memory

Recommended
1 GB RAM 
Minimum 
512 MB RAM

Recommended
2 GB RAM
Minimum
1 GB RAM

Recommended
2 GB RAM
Minimum
1 GB RAM

Recommended
1 GB RAM 
(iPad 3rd gen +)
Minimum
512 MB RAM 
(iPad 2) 

Recommended
2 GB RAM
Minimum
1 GB RAM

Recommended
4 GB RAM
Minimum 
2 GB RAM 

Minimum screen size

9.5-in

9.5-in

9.5-in

9.5-in

9.5-in

9.5-in

Minimum screen resolution

1024 x 768

1024 x 768

1024 x 768

1024 x 768

1024 x 768

1024 x 768

Other
  • Windows RT tablets are not supported
  • Windows touchscreen devices supported only with IE 11

  • External keyboard and mouse (or touchpad) for touchscreen devices required
    Wired hardware is recommended
  • Local File access to home directory

Local File access to home directory

 
  • External keyboard required
    Wired hardware is recommended 
  • Turn off auto-correction and predictive text - see instructions
  • External (wired) keyboard recommended

External keyboard required
Wired hardware is recommended

Touchscreen not supported

1These requirements do not supersede the minimum requirements of the supported operating systems (OS)s. Refer to the minimum requirements for the operating systemOS.

Note

As a general rule regarding optimal online testing, you should avoid using any computer that takes noticeably long (10 seconds or more) to start and run applications.

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2 TestNav content is dynamically hosted in the cloud. No static IP addresses or ranges can be provided.

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titleUpcoming OS Requirement Changes (browser-based and installable TestNav)

Beginning with the 2016-17 school year, the following changes take effect.

Remove support for:

  • Fedora 22 and below; Ubuntu 12.04
  • OS X 10.8 and below
  • Windows 8.0
  • iOS 9.2 and below
  • Chrome OS 49 and below
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Browser-based Software Requirements

Browser

Operating systems

Other requirements

Firefox 38 and higher

Windows: 7, 8, 8.1
Mac OS X: 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11

*Skype


  • Java 1.8
  • Enable pop-ups for TestNav
  • Create javaw.exe exception in Windows Firewall

Disable 
  • Disable Skype plugins in Windows 7

IE 11

Windows: 7, 8.1, 10

*op

  • Java 1.8
Enable p
  • Enable pop-ups for TestNav
  • Create javaw.exe exception in Windows firewall

Safari 6.x

Mac OS X: 10.7, 10.8

  • Java 1.8
  • Enable pop-ups for TestNav

Safari 7.x

Mac OS X: 10.9

  • Java 1.8
  • Enable pop-ups for TestNav

Safari 8.x

Mac OS X: 10.10

  • Java 1.8
  • Enable pop-ups for TestNav

*TestNav versions prior to TestNav 8.4 are not supported on this operating system.

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titleUpcoming Browser Requirement Changes

Beginning with the 2016-17 school year, the following changes take effect.

Tests that Require Kiosk Mode*

Add support for:

  • Firefox ESR 45 (32-bit)

Remove support for:

  • IE 11
  • Firefox 44 and below
  • Safari (all versions)

Tests that Do Not Require Kiosk Mode*

Add support for:

  • Chrome 50 and higher
  • Edge
  • Firefox 45 and higher
  • Safari 9.x

See also, upcoming operating system requirement changes above.

*Kiosk mode prevents students from accessing any other web pages or applications besides TestNav while testing.

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Installable App Software Requirements

Use the links below to download and set up the app for your supported operating system.

Operating system
Download the app
Setup instructions
Android 5.0 LollipopFrom Google PlaySet Up TestNav on Android Devices 
Chrome OS 44 or higherFrom Chrome Web StoreSet Up TestNav on Chromebook
iOS 8.3, 8.4, 9.0*, 9.1*, 9.2*From the App StoreSet Up TestNav on iPad

Linux Fedora 21, 22; Ubuntu 12.04, 14.04

From TestNav downloadsSet Up TestNav Desktop on Linux

Mac OS X: 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11*

From TestNav downloads Set Up TestNav Desktop on Mac OS X 
Windows: 7, 8, 8.1, 10*From TestNav downloads Set Up TestNav Desktop on Windows
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titleUpcoming Installable App Requirement Changes

Version 1.5.x of each installable TestNav app will be available at http://download.testnav.com.

This update will be available in Summer 2016 and is required for the 2016-17 school year.

See also, upcoming operating system requirement changes above.

You must also complete specific processes to set up and run TestNav. See Browser-based TestNav Setup Overview and Installable TestNav Setup Overview.

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