Netflix system requirements for HTML5 Player and Silverlight

You can use our HTML5 player or the Silverlight plug-in 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), Chrome OS, 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 on Windows, Mac, and Linux

    • Up to 1080p on Chrome OS

  • 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-GHz (gigahertz) or higher processor; 512MB RAM

Mac (Intel-based)

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

Mac (Intel-based)

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

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