Michigan State University

Sound Playback System Requirements

Successful playback of sound over the Internet depends largely on computer and connection speeds. Performance may also be affected by network bandwidth and congestion. You will also need the designated QuickTime or RealMedia player applications available at the links below.

Minimum System Requirements


RealPlayer G2 or better • 120MHz Intel Pentium processor or equivalent • 16MB of RAM • 28.8Kpbs modem • 16-bit sound card and speakers • 65,000-color video display card (video) • Windows* 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME (final release version only), Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 4 or Windows XP • IE 4.0.1 or Netscape 4.0 or later


Mac* OS 8.1 or later • 32 MB RAM • Virtual Memory turned on, set to 64MB • 604 PowerPC* (200 MHz or better) • 28.8Kpbs modem • Internet connection • Browser support: Microsoft* Internet Explorer* 4.01 or later or Netscape* 4.05 or later