Q. What are the system and software requirements for Zoom?


System Requirements

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in

Operating System Requirements

  • macOS X with macOS 10.7 or later
  • Windows 10 (Home, Pro, or Enterprise)
  • Windows 8 or 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista with SP1 or later
  • Windows XP with SP3 or later

Supported tablet and mobile devices

  • iOS and Android devices
  • Blackberry devices
  • Surface PRO 2 or higher running Win 8.1 or higher
  • iOS and Android devices
  • Blackberry devices

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor
    • Minimum Single Core 1Ghz or Higher
    • Recommended - Dual Core 2Ghz or Higher (i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent)
  • RAM
    • Minimum - N/A
    • Recommended - 4GB

Note: Dual and single core laptops have a reduced frame rate when screen sharing (around 5 frames per second). For optimum screen sharing performance on laptops Zoom recommend’s a quad core processor or higher.

Bandwidth Requirements

The bandwidth used by Zoom will be optimized for the best experience based on the participants’ network. It will automatically adjust for 3G, WiFi or Wired environments. Please click here for recommended bandwidth for meetings and webinars.

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  • Last Updated Jun 30, 2020
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  • Answered By Adam Humeniuk

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