System requirements

Scientific Learning designates officially supported requirements to help provide an optimal experience with mySciLEARN and the Fast ForWord product. However, the product may also operate on other, untested operating systems and browsers. If you have any questions about the requirements for your system setup, please contact Scientific Learning Customer Support at 1-888-358-0212 (US & Canada).

Also on this page:

Operating systems


• Windows 7/10

• Mac OS X 10.11 or later

• Chrome OS™

Not supported:

• Android

• Touchscreen

Browsers (latest versions)


• Chrome

• Firefox

• Microsoft Edge

• Safari (FFW only)

Not supported:

• Safari for RA+ on computer

• Internet Explorer

iPad 5 / iPad Air / iPad Air 2


• iOS 11.3 or later

• Safari browser

Not supported:

• iOS 11.2 or earlier



Persistent internet connection that can support concurrent student usage

A typical student uses 50MB to 150MB of bandwidth per 30-minute session details




• High-quality stereo headphones

• Approved microphone headset & USB adapter for Reading Assistant Plus see list


Internet recommendations for schools

Approved headphones & headsets lists

Troubleshooting browser display issues

For further troubleshooting, use the Scientific Learning Customer Support site.