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Publish - System Requirements for Publish V2.4or higher

Date Published: Jun 17,2014

CategoryProduct:First Time Users; Version:Publish
Article No.: 000073442
Collaborate -Publish

Client Technology:

Publish System Requirements

Below, please find the supported Operating Systems, supported Internet Browsers, and recommended system specifications for using Publish.

Definitions of Terms

Certified: fully tested and supported.
Compatible: partially tested and supported.
Provisional: untested but supported.
Unsupported: impossible or not supported.

*Note: Later versions of a browser labeled Compatible or Certified are provisionally supported by Blackboard Collaborate Support unless otherwise noted.


 Publish 2.4
Windows® XP Certified
Windows® Vista (32 or 64 bit)Certified
Windows® 7(32 or 64 bit)Certified
Windows® 8 (32 or 64 bit)Certified
Windows 10Certified
 Publish 2.4
Mac OS 10.8Certified
Mac OS 10.9Certified
Mac OS 10.10Certified
Mac OS 10.11Provisional
Mac OS 10.12Provisional
Mac OS 10.13Provisional
Mac OS 10.14Provisional
Mac OS 10.15Unsupported
 Publish 2.4
Ubuntu 11.10(32 or 64 bit)Certified

Recording Created With These Blackboard Collaborate Products Are Supported:

  • Blackboard Collaborate 12.6
  • Blackboard Collaborate 12
  • Blackboard Collaborate 11
  • Elluminate Live! V10
  • Elluminate Live! V9
  • Elluminate Live! V8

Additional Requirements:

Java -In order to run Publish and play Unplugged recordings, you must have Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 1.5 or higher running on your system. You can download it from

Please note - It is important the you install the version that is compatible with your system.  For example, a 64-bit Windows 7 system also requires the 64-bit JRE.

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