Respondus LockDown Browser - Instructors

Respondus LockDown Browser is a custom web browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit for grading. Compatible with Mac and Windows.


If you are looking for information on Respondus Exam Authoring Tool (used to build and import exams from a text file into Bb), please see our Knowledge Base articles: installation and set-up and user guide. NOTE: Respondus LockDown Browser does not require use of Respondus Exam Authoring Tool. The software is produced by the same company, but either tool may be used independently.


Instructors can use the following links to learn more about Respondus LockDown Browser:

Students can use the following link to learn to use this user-friendly software:


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