Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Internet Browser Recommendations & Support

The following information is intended to assist staff in selecting the most appropriate browser to use to access specific web services at CSU. Occasionally, staff may need to use different browsers for different services for optimal performance.

BrowserPlatform Available from CSU Software InstallerDescription Best used for Not advised to be used for
Chrome Windows
Mac
Linux
Android
Yes Recommended as an alternate browser for both Windows and Apple Mac users. Latest browser version will automatically update on staff computers when required.

General use.
ASSIST
Virtual Meeting Room (VMR) for Video Conferencing.
ELMO eLearning System.
CSU VMware
Horizon Web Interface.

Interact2
Adobe Connect

Subject Outline Tool (SOT)
SAL+ 
Special Considerations
CourseSpace
Admissions Workflow 

Completion of some web forms
Interactive Adobe Acrobat forms Web Site Administration
BEIMS SRS
Banner, BDM

Firefox Windows
Mac
Linux
Yes Recommended as an alternate browser for Windows computers. Standard browser deployed to staff Apple Mac computers. Latest browser version will automatically update on staff computers when required. Talisma
Interact2 (Blackboard) Adobe Connect and most other systems including Web Site editing and administration.
Recommended for .com or cloud type services.
Completion of Interactive Adobe Acrobat forms.
CSU VMware Horizon Web Interface.
Banner, BDM 
Mobile Device Browsers iOS
Windows
Android
Other
No. Browsers available from App store, Google Play store or from manufacturers web sites. Safari for iPad, (Rec.), Puffin or Chrome (alternates), Firefox not available for iOS,
Internet Explorer mobile for Windows. (Rec), Firefox , Chrome (alternates)
Built in browser for Android, Firefox (rec), Dolphin, Skyfire.
General use browsing.
CSU VMware Horizon Web Interface. 
iOS and Android devices with Adobe Connect app installed will run most but not all Adobe Connect functionality. See Adobe Connect 9.7 Tech Specs. Completion of Interactive Adobe Acrobat forms.
Safari Mac OSX
iOS
No Standard internet browser available for Apple Mac users. General use on Apple devices.
CSU VMware Horizon Web Interface.
Host Screen Share issues in Adobe Connect - see help. Completion of Interactive Adobe Acrobat forms.
Banner, BDM. 
Internet Explorer 11 Windows 7+ Yes Standard browser deployed to staff computers. Generally works with most applications. Preferred for Windows based PC's. General use.
Banner
BDM
Completion of Interactive Adobe Acrobat forms.

CSU VMware Horizon Web Interface. 
Interact2, Adobe Connect meetings (delivery, recording or participation).
SAL+
Special Consideration
Admissions Workflow
CSU Search
CourseSpace        
Edge Windows 10+ Included in Windows 10 Standard browser deployed to Windows 10 staff computers. Generally works with most applications, use IE11 as an alternative. General use
CSU VMware Horizon Web Interface 
Adobe Connect meetings (delivery, recording or participation).  

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