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Films on Demand User's Guide: Technical Requirements

How to use Films on Demand, a database of educational digital videos.

All Users

Internet connectivity: 380 kbps DSL, 500 kbps Cable Modem or faster connectivity. Notes: If you have a LAN/WAN connection to the Internet, your IT department may have installed a Firewall, which may be configured to prevent the reception of all rich media on your computer. Your network may also be prohibited from upgrading the media software on your computer. Contact your IT department to correct these configurations.

Free hard drive space: Minimum: 100 MB. Recommended: 10 GB.

Screen resolution: Minimum: 800x600. Recommended: 1024x768 or Higher.

Audio/Video: 16-bit Video display card and 16-bit Sound Card with Speakers

Monitor: minimum color depth of thousands of colors, millions of colors recommended.

Adobe’s Acrobat Reader: (Required to view documentation and resources) Version 9.0 or higher.

Cookies: Your browser must allow session cookies.

Javascript: Must be enabled.

Faster Streams: Adobe Flash Port 1935; Windows Media Player Port 1755; QuickTime Port 554.

PC Users

Hardware Requirements
System
: Intel Pentium 3 or compatible
processor.

Memory: Minimum 256 MB RAM; 512 MB of
RAM or higher recommended.

Software Configuration
OS: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows
Vista, or later versions.

Browser
: IE 6.0+ or Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or
higher.

Media Player
: Adobe Flash Player 9.0+;
Windows Media Player 9.0+; QuickTime Player
6.0+.

Window ME & 2000
: WMP 7 is pre-installed on Windows
ME / 2000 systems.

Windows (All Versions)
: Users should ensure that their
OS is current with the latest updates available.

MAC Users

Hardware Requirements
System
: PowerPC, G3, G4, Intel Core Duo or
compatible processor.

Memory: Minimum 256 MB RAM; 512 MB of RAM
or higher recommended.

Software Configuration
OS: Mac OS version 8.1 or later versions.

Browser: Mozilla Firefox 2.0+ or Apple Safari 3.0+.

Media Player: Adobe Flash Player 9.0+; Windows Media Player 9.0+; QuickTime Player 6.0+.

Mac OS 8.6 (or later): QuickTime Player Version 7.1 for OS 8.1
and QuickTime Player Version 5.0.9 or higher, recommended.

Mac OS X v10.1.3 (or later): QuickTime Version 9 for OS X,
recommended.

Mac OS (All Versions): Users should ensure that their OS is
current with the latest updates available.

For use of Windows Media Player on Mac, third-party software
Flip4Mac is required.

Internet Explorer is no longer supported on a Mac OS.

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000