Supported Technologies 9.1 SP9

Date Published: Sep 04,2012

Product: Blackboard Learn

Release: 9.1

Service Pack:9.1 SP 9 (9.1.90132.0)


Blackboard™ Learn Release 9.1 SP9 was tested with a variety of platform technologies as well as common client-side technologies.


Client Technology:

Windows Operating System


IE 9 IE 8 IE 7 Firefox (Final Release Channel) Firefox 3.6 Chrome (Stable Channel)
Windows XP (32-bit) Unsupported Compatible Unsupported Comptabile Compatible Compatible
Windows Vista (32-bit) Certified Compatible Unsupported Certified Compatible Compatible
Windows Vista (64-bit) Compatible Compatible Unsupported Compatible Compatible Compatible
Windows 7 (32-bit) Certified Compatible Unsupported Certified Compatible Certified
Windows 7 (64-bit) Compatible Compatible Unsupported Compatible Compatible Compatible

Mac OSX Operating System


Safari 5.1 Safari 5.0 Safari 4.0 Firefox (Final Release Channel) Firefox 3.6 Chrome (Stable Channel)
Mac OSX 10.5 Unsupported by Apple Compatible Compatible Compatible Compatible Compatible
Mac OSX 10.6 Certified Certified Compatible Certified Compatible Certified
Mac OSX 10.7 Certified Unsupported by Apple Unsupported by Apple Certified Unsupported Certified

  • 64-bit Client Operating Systems: We are generally un-prepared to test 64-bit versions of client operating systems. We will continue to keep Windows XP 64-bit unlisted. 64-bit Windows Vista and Windows 7 will remain compatible.
  • Internet Explorer 8 and Internet Explorer 9 are only supported in Standards Mode.
  • Chrome support: due to the auto-update feature of Chrome, support is based on the version available at the time of testing - release docs will note version tested.
  • Firefox support: due to the auto-update feature of Firefox, support is based on the version available at the time of testing - release docs to note version tested.
  • Technologies not supported:
    • Internet Explorer 6, 7
    • Firefox 1.5, 2.0, 3.0, and 3.5
    • Safari 2.0, 3.x (or any version on Windows)
    • Windows XP 64-bit (unlisted)
    • Mac OSX 10.3, OSX 10.4
    • JRE 5




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