Demo and technical requirements

 Demonstration course

Please access the demo before purchasing a live course.

This will only take a minute and it will ensure that you won't run into any technical problems on the day. After all, it would be very disappointing to purchase a course only to find out that you weren't able to access it.

Technical requirements

PLEASE NOTE: For clear sound quality we strongly recommend that you use headphones when listening to live CPD Online presentations.

Sonic Foundry recommends the following system requirements for the best presentation viewing experience with Mediasite Player on Windows, Mac OS, Linux.

Before you begin, here are some things to consider:

  • Silverlight 3.0 is required to view presentations in the Silverlight Player. If you do not have Silverlight 3.0, you will be prompted to install it when you view a presentation. If you are not prompted, you can download it from here.
  • Remember to configure pop-up blockers to allow site pop-ups. Otherwise, presentations will not appear. Also, if you are not using Internet Explorer as your browser on Windows, there are additional considerations.

Windows requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows XP, Windows 2003, or Windows Vista®
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 6.0 SP1 or later, Firefox® 2.0 or later, or Google Chrome 1.0
  • Windows Media® Player 9.0 or later
  • Microsoft Silverlight® 2.0 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 Kbps & above)

Mac requirements

  • Apple® Mac® OS X 10.4.8 or later
  • Apple Safari™ 2.0.4 or later or Firefox 2.0 or later
  • Microsoft Silverlight® 2.0 or later
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 Kbps & above)

Linux® requirements

  • Moonlight™ 1.0
  • Microsoft Media Pack for Moonlight
  • Moonlight 1.0 supports the operating systems and platforms listed here.
  • Broadband Internet connection (256 Kbps & above)


You may be unable to view CPD Online presentations if you are accessing the course via a proxy server.