System Requirements

Required items: 

A *computer, headphones, and a microphone are required for LanguageBird lessons.  

Windows, Mac, and *Chromebook computers may be used to meet with your instructor. All operating systems must be up to date to avoid any interruptions.  

*Chromebooks are typically not recommended for students studying American Sign Language. While Microsoft Teams can be accessed, the experience on Chromebook is not advantageous particularly for students studying ASL. Students of other languages will not experience difficulty.  “New Meeting Experience” is not available. on Chromebook.

iPads and other tablets are NOT recommended to have your LanguageBird courses. 

A DSL, Cable or Fiber-Optic Internet connection are acceptable. 

It is recommended to download the Teams app for your lessons. If the Teams app cannot be downloaded and Teams online must be used, GoogleChrome is the best browser to use. Safari is not supported on Teams online. 

Requirements for Windows Users 

Computer and processor: Minimum 1.6 GHz (or higher) (32-bit or 64-bit).
Memory: 2.0 GB RAM  
Graphics hardware: Minimum of 128 MB graphics memory 
Operating system: Windows Server 2012 R2+, Windows 10, or Windows 8.1 in 32-bit and 64-bit. For the best experience, use the latest version of your operating system. 
Devices: Standard laptop camera, microphone, and speakers 
For a better experience with 1:1 video calls, we recommend using a computer that has a single-core processor and 4.0 GB RAM (or higher). 
For a better experience with online meetings, we recommend using a computer that has a dual-core processor and 8.0 GB RAM (or higher). 

Requirements for Mac Users: 

Processor: Minimum Intel processor, Core 2 Duo or higher 
Memory: 2.0 GB RAM 
Hard disk: 1.5 GB of available disk space 
Operating system: Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later 
For a better experience with 1:1 video calls, we recommend using a computer that has a single-core processor and 4.0 GB RAM (or higher). 
For a better experience with online meetings, we recommend using a computer that has a dual-core processor and 8.0 GB RAM (or higher). 

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