Netflix system requirements for HTML5 Player and Silverlight

You can use our HTML5 player or Silverlight to watch Netflix TV shows and movies on PCs running Windows XP or later, and Intel-based Macs running OS X Tiger (v10.4.11) or later. You'll find a complete list of requirements below for HTML5, Silverlight 4, and Silverlight 5.

HTML5
Silverlight 4
Silverlight 5

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome version 37 or later on Windows 7 or later, Mac OS X 10.9 or later (Mavericks), or Linux*

  • Internet Explorer 11 or later on Windows 8.1 or later

  • Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

  • Mozilla Firefox version 47 or later on Windows Vista or later, Mac OS X 10.7 or later, or Linux*

    • Supported on stable, official release builds from Mozilla. Non-Mozilla builds are not supported.

  • Opera version 33 or later on Windows Vista Service Pack 2 or later and Mac OS X 10.9 or later

  • Safari on Mac OS X 10.10 or later (Yosemite)

    • Supported on all 2012 or later models and select 2011 models

*Due to the many configurations of Linux available, customer support is unable to assist with troubleshooting issues on Linux devices.

Resolution:

  • Google Chrome up to 720p

  • Internet Explorer up to 1080p

  • Microsoft Edge up to 4K*

  • Mozilla Firefox up to 720p

  • Opera up to 720p

  • Safari up to 1080p on Mac OS X 10.10.3 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+

Safari
3+

Chrome
4+

Windows 7

Windows Vista

Windows XP SP3

Mac OS 10.4.11 or later (Intel-based)

Hardware

Components

Minimum Requirement

Windows

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

Mac (Intel-based)

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

Operating Systems and Browsers

Operating System

Internet
Explorer 11

Internet
Explorer 10

Internet
Explorer 9

Internet
Explorer 8

Internet
Explorer 7

Firefox
12+

Safari
4+

Chrome
12+

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 or later (Intel-based)

Hardware

Components

Minimum Requirement

Windows

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

Mac (Intel-based)

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

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