Respondus LockDown Browser


 LockDown Browser Download Link


Respondus LockDown Browser is now available at MUW.


What is Respondus LockDown Browser?

Respondus LockDown Browser™ is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Canvas. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading. Available for both Windows and Mac. Respondus LockDown Browser should only be used for taking online tests.


Introduction to Respondus LockDown Browser for Canvas (video)


Technical Requirements for Browser Installation


Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista
75 MB of permanent space on hard drive
Windows: 2 GB RAM
Mac: 512 MB RAM


OS X 10.7 or higher
Safari browser
3 MB of free hard drive space



Self-Learning Resources

Respondus LockDown Browser Download Link


Students Tutorials

Introduction to Respondus Lockdown Browser/Monitor for Students (video)
Introduction to LockDown Browser for Canvas (video)
Student Quick Start Guide
Installing LockDown Browser for Students (Windows version)
Installing LockDown Browser for Students (Mac version)


Instructor Tutorials and Articles
available from the CTL.