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For details on supported changes, see the Recently Updated page.

The requirements in this section reflect TestNav minimum requirements; however, some customers slightly vary requirements for their specific organizations.

Refer to the requirements on this page to set up browser-based TestNav or installable TestNav.

Hardware Requirements1

SpecificationsWindows

OS X

Linux

iOS

Android

Chrome OS
Supported devicesDesktops
Laptops
Tablets
Desktops
Laptops
Desktops
Laptops

iPads

TabletsChromebooks

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

  • 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 (wired) keyboard recommended

External keyboard required
Wired hardware is recommended

Convertible Chromebooks can not be used in tablet mode

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

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.

Firewall/Proxy Servers/Content Filtering

Open the following URLs and ports in any firewalls, proxy servers, or software used for Internet content filtering:

URL:Port 2
Your test delivery URL, for example:

*.testnav.com:80
*.testnav.com:443
*.pearsontestcontent.com
*.thawte.com
*.usertrust.com
*.comodoca.com
google-analytics.com (optional)

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

Tests that Require Kiosk Mode

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

Installable TestNav

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

Do not update your OS without verifying supported OS(s) in the table below. Only these listed versions will work with TestNav.

OS
Download Installable TestNav
Setup Instructions
Android 5.0 or higher

From Google Play

Set Up TestNav on Android Devices
Chrome OS 50 or higher

From Chrome Web Store

Set Up TestNav on Chromebook

iOS 9.3.2 - 9.3.5

From the App Store

Set Up TestNav on iPad

Linux Fedora 24 (64-bit); Ubuntu 16.04 (64-bit)

From TestNav downloads

Set Up TestNav Desktop on Linux

OS X: 10.9, 10.10, 10.11

From TestNav downloads 

Set Up TestNav Desktop on OS X
Windows: 7, 8.1, 10

From TestNav downloads

Set Up TestNav Desktop on Windows

Browser-based TestNav

If your program requires you to use browser-based TestNav, download Firefox ESR 45 (32-bit). Then, see instructions for each OS.

OS
Download browserSetup Instructions
  • OS X: 10.9, 10.10, 10.11
  • macOS Sierra 10.122
Firefox ESR 45 (32-bit) 


Set Up TestNav with Firefox ESR 45 (32-bit)

Windows: 7, 8.1, 10Firefox ESR 45 (32-bit) 

2 Customers may add support for this OS at varying times.

Tests that Do Not Require Kiosk Mode

You can use either installable TestNav apps or the browsers in the table below.

Browser

OS

Firefox 45 and higher

Windows: 7, 8, 8.1
OS X: 10.9, 10.10, 10.11

Google Chrome 50 or higher

Windows: 7, 8.1, 10

OS X: 10.9, 10.10, 10.11

Chrome OS 50 or higher

Android

IE 11

Windows: 7, 8.1, 10

Microsoft EdgeWindows 10
Safari 9.x

OS X: 10.9, 10.10, 10.11

iOS 9.3.2 - 9.3.5

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