The following table provides details on the minimum computer hardware and software requirements for your system in order for you to utilize the technologies used within the Master of Counselling program.
|PC Windows||Mac OS X||Linux|
|Processor||1.4GHz Intel Pentium 4 or faster processor (or equivalent||G4 processor, 1GHz||Pentium III, 1 GHz|
|RAM||512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)||512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)||512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)|
|Most USB and integrated web cameras||Built-in Apple iSight camera or external firewire camera||Most USB and integrated web cameras|
Recommend minimum $30 for reasonable quality. Should cover both ears and have an adjustable microphone.
|Any PC compatible headset.||Mac users will utilize a USB headset.||Any PC compatible headset.|
Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista or Windows 7
Note: SP2 (Service Pack 2) is a free update needed to run web-conferencing
|Mac OS X 10.4 or higher||Ubuntu10; Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® (RHEL) 4.x or 5.x; Novell SUSE® 9.x or 10.x|
|Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later; Mozilla Firefox 3 or later; Google Chrome||Safari 2.x or higher|
Firefox 2.x or higher
|Mozilla Firefox 3 or later|
We utilize Adobe Connect Pro, a web-based videoconferencing system, which requires a high-speed broadband connection with at least 128 kbps in upload speed. Use of H.264 video requires Pentium IV 3.0 GHz, Dual Power PC or equivalent. A web camera and headset are required accessories for this.