Adobe Connect Tech Requirements

American Honors recommends that users meet the following technical specifications as provided by Adobe before using the Connect platform (


 Your Computer must meet the following requirements:


  • 1.4GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8; 2GHz Pentium 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Windows Vista®
  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • 1GB RAM for Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows 8; 2GB RAM for Windows Vista

Mac OS

  • 1.83GHz Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • Mac OS X, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7.4, 10.8

Install the latest version of Mozilla Firefox (free to download)

Install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player (free to download)

Install Adobe Connect Meeting Add-In Plugin (Adobe Connect 9 Meeting Add-In)

There is no Adobe Connect Add-in support for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard). Students and faculty on Leopard can attend meetings in the browser (meaning the session will not open in a new window).

Internet Connection: DSL / Cable (wired connection recommended)

If your internet connection is weak you may experience delays in video feed or you may be "dropped" from the session and have to rejoin.

Audio Connection (select one):
    • Headset with microphone & Google Voice Account
    • Cellphone or landline with earbuds or headset (depends on your payment plan, may use minutes)

Webcam (if not built-in)

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