Netflix system requirements for HTML5 Player and Silverlight

You can use the Netflix HTML5 player or the Silverlight plug-in to watch Netflix TV shows and movies on:

  • PCs running Windows XP or later

  • Intel-based Macs running OS X Tiger (v10.4.11) or later

  • iPads running iPadOS 13.0 or later.

See complete requirements below for HTML5, Silverlight 4, and Silverlight 5.

HTML5
Silverlight 4
Silverlight 5

Operating System

Chrome

(88 or later)

Microsoft Edge

(90 or later)

Mozilla Firefox

(88 or later)

Opera

(74 or later)

Safari

(11 or later)

Windows 7

Windows 8.1 or later

Mac OS X 10.11

macOS 10.12 or later

iPadOS 13.0 or later

Chrome OS

Linux**

*Safari is supported on all 2012 or later Macs and select 2011 Macs
**Due to the many configurations of Linux, Netflix customer support is unable to assist with troubleshooting issues on Linux devices.

Note:
Some unsupported browsers may still work, but we can't guarantee the Netflix experience on them.

Resolution:

  • Google Chrome

    • Up to 720p on Windows, Mac, and Linux

    • Up to 1080p on Chrome OS

  • Microsoft Edge up to 4K*

  • Mozilla Firefox up to 720p

  • Opera up to 720p

  • Safari up to 1080p on macOS 10.11 to 10.15

  • Safari up to 4K on macOS 11.0 or later

*Streaming in 4K requires an HDCP 2.2 compliant connection to a 4K capable display, Intel's 7th generation Core CPU, and the latest Windows updates. Check with the manufacturer of your system to verify specifications.

Operating Systems and Browsers

Operating System

Internet
Explorer 9

Internet
Explorer 8

Internet
Explorer 7

Firefox
3-52

Safari
3-10

Chrome
4-44

Windows 7

Windows Vista

Windows XP SP3

Mac OS 10.4.11 to 10.12.6 (Intel-based)

Hardware

Components

Minimum Requirement

Windows

x86 or x64 (Browsers must be in 32-bit mode) 1.6-GHz (gigahertz) or higher processor; 512MB RAM

Mac (Intel-based)

Intel Core Duo 1.83-GHz (gigahertz) or higher processor; 512MB RAM

Note:
Microsoft no longer supports the Silverlight plug-in. If you're having problems when using Silverlight, we recommend updating to a browser that supports HTML5.

Operating Systems and Browsers

Operating System

Internet
Explorer 11

Internet
Explorer 10

Internet
Explorer 9

Internet
Explorer 8

Internet
Explorer 7

Firefox
12-52

Safari
4-10

Chrome
12-44

Windows 8.1 Desktop

Windows 8 Desktop

Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012

Windows 7

Windows 7 SP1

Windows Server 2008 SP2

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Windows Vista SP2

Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows XP SP3

Mac OS 10.5.7 to 10.12.6 (Intel-based)

Hardware

Components

Minimum Requirement

Windows

x86 or x64 (64-bit mode support for Internet Explorer only) 1.6-GHz (gigahertz) or higher processor; 512MB RAM

Mac (Intel-based)

Intel Core Duo 1.83-GHz (gigahertz) or higher processor; 512MB RAM

Note:
Microsoft no longer supports the Silverlight plug-in. If you're having problems when using Silverlight, we recommend updating to a browser that supports HTML5.