Audio Recording Activities: Updated Tech Requirements

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For audio recording activity types in VHL Central product sites (Supersite 3.0, Portales, Portails, and Senderos PRIME): 

  • Audio Record and Compare (ARC)
  • Open-ended Recording (Oral Composition)
  • Record and Review
  • Video Watch and Repeat

We have begun to eliminate the need for Flash® within our audio and video features by moving to newer and more robust technologies. While most current web browsers are following this path, some older versions of browsers will not be able to support these newer technologies. We have updated our system requirements to recommend use of one of the web browsers listed below.

 

INTERNET ACCESS

  • High-speed Connection (256 Kbps) recommended 

 

OPERATING SYSTEM AND BROWSERS

WINDOWS 7, 8, 10 

  • MS Edge 15+ or higher
  • Firefox 52 or higher
  • Chrome 58 or higher
  • Cookies must be enabled

 

MAC OS X 10.6+

  • Firefox 52 or higher
  • Chrome 58 or higher

  • Safari 11 or higher
  • Cookies must be enabled

 

NOTE: Internet Explorer 11 and Safari 10+ (and lower) are no longer supported.

 

BROWSER SETTINGS

  • Adjust Pop-up Blocker (For instructions, click here.)
  • Cookies must be enabled (For instructions, click here.)

 

iPAD® AND CHROMEBOOK® FRIENDLY

 

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION FEATURES

  • Headset with mic or speakers and mic are required for recording audio.
  • A media player is required to listen to any downloaded audio files from the Content > Resources area. For Windows users, the default Windows Media Player or QuickTime with iTunes are recommended. For MAC users, QuickTime with iTunes is recommended. Access and install latest available version.

(Article Posted: Feb. 2018)