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Which browsers are compatible with Online@UT (Canvas), and on what operating systems?

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Because Online@UT (Canvas) is built using web standards, the program runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern web browser. Learn more about basic computer specifications.

Supported Browsers

Canvas supports the current and first previous major releases of the following browsers:

  • Chrome 63 and 64
  • Firefox 57 and 58 (Extended Releases are not supported)
  • Flash 27 and 28 (used for recording or viewing audio/video and uploading files)
  • Internet Explorer 11 and Edge 40 and 41 (Windows only—please make sure your operating system is also current as noted in the Canvas computer specifications lesson; you may need to download the Windows 10 Anniversary Update to submit Canvas assignments)
  • Respondus Lockdown Browser (supporting the latest system requirements)
  • Safari 10 and 11 (Macintosh only)

We highly recommend updating to the most current version of your preferred browser. Your browser will notify you if there is a new version available.

Some supported browsers may still produce a banner stating:

Your browser does not meet the minimum requirements for Canvas.

If you have upgraded your browser but you are still seeing the warning banner, try logging out of Online@UT (Canvas) and deleting your browser cookies. Learn how to clear your cache on a Mac or a PC.

For users of all other operating systems and browsers: some features and tools might work, others might not. While we cannot offer technical assistance for unsupported systems, we will do everything possible to help users find a solution to any issues with Online@UT (Canvas). Please call the OIT HelpDesk at (865) 974-9900 or use the OIT HelpDesk Contact Form so we can assist.


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