Respondus LockDown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser

Apps Anywhere icon Aimed at:   Edinburgh Napier’s students

If you require LockDownBrowser on your own computer then you can download the application installer from the Respondus website, selecting the Windows or Mac OS version. You can also use an iPad app but you must inform your examiner as this option must be enabled in the Moodle quiz settings. 

If you require LockDown Browser on a University computer then it is available via Apps Anywhere. LockDown Browser does not work on thin client computers or the Virtual Desktop. Please note that loaned laptops prohibit installation of any software.

student quick start guide is available from the Respondus website.  

About Respondus LockDown Browser

Respondus Lockdown Browser Respondus LockDown Browser is a locked browser for taking quizzes in Moodle. It prevents you from printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other appications during the quiz. If a Moodle quiz requires that LockDown Browser be used, you will not be able to take the quiz with a standard web browser, and once a quiz has been started you cannot exit until the submit all and finish button is clicked. LockDown Browser should only be used for taking Moodle quizzes and should not be used in other areas of Moodle.

Using with a webcam (Respondus Monitor)

You may be required to use LockDown Browser with a webcam which will record you during an online, non-proctored exam (the webcam feature is referred to as Respondus Monitor). Your computer must have a functioning webcam, microphone and internet connection. 

Respondus privacy information

Please view the general  GDPR information on the Respondus website, and the specific privacy information for  Respondus Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor .


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