What are the system requirements for Sadlier Connect and digital products?

Computer Requirements

You can use a computer or tablet to access and use Sadlier Connect. However, our programs contain audio and video, so computers need other capabilities to utilize these features.

Computer Requirements
  • Windows, Mac OS, or Chrome OS (Chromebooks)
    • Some Chrome TouchScreens and Smartboards do not work for drag-and-drop activities in the Chrome browser. Our testing shows the trackpad and the Firefox browser on the Chromebook works.
  • An up-to-date version of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge
  • 128 MB of installed RAM (at the minimum)
  • Resolution of 1024X768 with 32-bit color depth

Optional Hardware Requirements

  • Soundcard, Audio Port, Headphones, or Speakers

We do not specify hardware requirements for hard drives or flash memory storage as Sadlier Connect delivers products online and only requires storage for browser caching. 

Supported Tablets

Sadlier Connect works with tablet devices including iPad, iPad Mini, iPad Air, and Android-based tablets. iPadOS 13+ is required for all iPad types listed.

* Note:  All products delivered on Sadlier Connect work with tablet devices.  There are some resources in some products that are not compatible with tablet devices.

Supported Web Browsers

Sadlier Connect has been certified to work with the web browsers listed below. However, we recommend keeping your browser up-to-date. In the list below, you can find out how to check for updates for your preferred browser.

  • Chrome
    1. In the top right, click the menu icon.
    2. Click Help > About Google Chrome. 
    3. The browser will check for an update automatically. However, you may need to restart your browser.
  • Firefox
    1. Accessing About Firefox:
      1. Mac: On the menu bar, click the Firefox menu item and select About Firefox.
      2. Windows: In the top right, click the menu icon. Select Help and click about Firefox.
    2. The About Mozilla Firefox Firefox window opens. Firefox will check for updates and download them automatically.
    3. When the download is complete, click Restart to update Firefox.
  • Microsoft Edge
    1. In the top right, click the menu icon. 
    2. Click Help > About Google Chrome.
    3. The browser will check for an update automatically. However, you may need to restart your browser.
  • Safari
    1. Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu , then click Software Update to check for updates.
    2. If any updates are available, click the Update Now button to install them. You may need to enter your administrator password.

Required Web Browser Features

Your web browser will need the following features enabled to use Sadlier Connect:

Firewall Proxy Server Settings

The following domains should be allowed in your school's security for traffic on both ports 80 and 443:

  • *.sadlierconnect.com
  • code.jquery.com

Please contact your organization's technology administrator to ensure these settings are in place. If you provide the above information, they will know how to get your school configured to use Sadlier Connect.

Network Requirements

The actual bandwidth requirements will vary depending on desired usage model, the number of users, and the products used.

WAN Connectivity

  • T1 minimum; Fiber, ATM, or gigabit connection preferred
  • Minimum 10/100 Switch; 100 Mbps recommended
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