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:

  • Windows computers running Windows XP or later

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

  • iPads running iPadOS 13.0 or later

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

HTML5
Silverlight 5
Silverlight 4

Operating System

Chrome

(90 or later)

Microsoft Edge

(90 or later)

Mozilla Firefox

(88 or later)

Opera

(74 or later)

Safari

(11 or later)

Windows 7 or later

Mac OS X 10.11

macOS 10.12 or later

(Edge 96 or later)

iPadOS 13.0 or later

Chrome OS

(Chrome 96 or later)

Linux**

*Safari is supported on all 2012 or later Macs and select 2011 Macs
**Due to the many configurations of Linux, Netflix Customer Support can't help 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 4K on macOS 11.0 or later

    • Up to 1080p on macOS 10.11 to 10.15

*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 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.

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.