MyLO - My Learning Online

Browser Information

The University of Tasmania recommends using the latest version of any the following browsers for MyLO:

Windows
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
Mac OSX
  • Safari
  • Chrome
  • Firefox

Please note that MyLO may be used on other browsers but we cannot guarantee the functionality will perform as required.

Recommendations by Brightspace

D2L( Brightspace) is committed to performing key application testing when new browser versions are released. However, due to the frequency of some browser releases, D2L cannot guarantee that each browser version will perform as expected. If you encounter any issues with any of the browser versions listed in the tables below, contact the Service Desk.

Supported browsers are the latest or most recent browser versions that are tested against new versions of D2L products. For an optimal experience, D2L recommends using supported browsers with D2L products.

The following tables describe the supported browsers and devices recommended for your best Brightspace Community experience.

Desktop Support

Browser

Supported Browser Version(s)

Maintenance Browser Version(s)

Microsoft® Edge

Latest

(The new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser will be supported as of 15 January, 2020. Refer to the Microsoft Edge page for further details).

N/A

Microsoft® Internet Explorer®

N/A

N/A

Mozilla® Firefox®

Latest

ESR - current version (including a 12-week overlap with the previous version)

N/A

Google® Chrome™

Latest

N/A

Apple® Safari®

Latest

N/A

Tablet & Mobile Support 

Device

Operating System

Browser

Supported Browser Version(s)

Android™

Android 5.0 +

Chrome

Latest

Apple

iOS®

Safari, Chrome

The current major version of iOS (the latest minor or point release of that major version) and the previous major version of iOS (the latest minor or point release of that major version). For example, as of June 7, 2017, D2L supports iOS 10.3.2 and iOS 9.3.5, but not iOS 10.2.1, 9.0.2, or any other version.

Chrome: Latest version for the iOS browser.

Windows

Windows 10

Edge, Chrome, Firefox

Latest of all browsers, and Firefox ESR.

 
What kinds of files can I use for course content?

Extension

File Type

Notes

HTM, HTML, MHT, MHTML

Web document

Brightspace Learning Environment strips the <title> tag and text within the tag from user created web documents

RTF, PPT, PPS, PDF, DOC, DOCX, PPTX, XML, XLS, TXT, WPD

Text document

 

JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIF, TIFF

Image

 

SWF, MPG, MPEG, RM, MP3, MP4, M4V, M4A, AVI, WAV, RAM, ASF, MOV, RA

Media

The extensions MP4, M4V, and M4A allow users to drag entire albums, video podcasts, and movies from iTunes