LockDown Browser Version History

Current Version

To see what version is installed on a computer, start LockDown Browser then click the (i) toolbar button (Windows) or About button (macOS).

Version History - Windows

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Version 2.1.2.07, 6-26-24

  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.2.06, 4-26-24

  • Kurzweil 3000 ReadTheWeb extension restored (requires Kurzweil account)
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.2.05, 4-2-24

  • Restored the search functionality in secondary tabs
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.2.04, 3-14-24

  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.2.03, 2-16-24

  • Hotfix for a startup issue that was affecting some Windows computers

Version 2.1.2.02, 1-30-24

  • Added Canvas Classic support for ReadSpeaker TextAid
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.2.01, 12-19-23

  • Fixed a screen recording issue introduced in the previous release

Version 2.1.2.00, 12-5-23

  • Updated Chromium engine
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.1.05 11-3-23

  • Fix for Avast and AVG triggering an error
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.1.04 10-10-23

  • Updated Kurzweil integration with Moodle
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.1.03, 8-16-23

  • Fix for the HTML Editor with Canvas Classic Quizzes
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.1.02, 7-5-23

  • Fix for student purchases of a Respondus Monitor license with Canvas Classic
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.1.01, 6-15-23

  • Support for the updated Canvas New Quizzes HTML editor
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.1.00, 6-2-23

  • Updated Chromium engine
  • Chromium no longer supports Windows 7/8
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.0.07, 5-18-23

  • Enhancements to the underlying technology used for Respondus Monitor
  • Bug fixes and improvements to security

Version 2.1.0.06, 4-13-23

  • End of life warning for Windows 7/8 - will stop working on 6-28-2023
  • Bug fixes and improvements to security

Version 2.1.0.05, 3-9-23

  • Bug fixes and improvements to security

Version 2.1.0.04, 3-1-23

  • Bug fixes and improvements to security

Version 2.1.0.03, 2-22-23

  • Bug fixes and improvements to security

Version 2.1.0.02, 2-6-23

  • Added support for Microsoft Voice Typing
  • Fixed an issue where laptop manufacturer support apps triggered swipe alerts
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.0.01, 1-11-23

  • Canvas Classic, a fix for web links in quiz questions becoming unresponsive
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.1.0.00, 11-22-22

  • Updated Chromium engine
  • D2L Brightspace, fixed MathML and LaTex display issues
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.9.06, 11-14-22

  • Hotfix to resolve an issue with Widows 7 computers. Note that Windows 7 reached end-of-life in January 2020. Windows 7 is not officially supported by LockDown Browser.

Version 2.0.9.05, 10-31-22

  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.9.04, 9-21-22

  • Search toolbar button added to find text in web pages and PDFs
  • Improvements to the Kurzweil 3000 ReadTheWeb extension (requires Kurzweil account)
  • Support added for Online Natural Reader
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.9.03, 7-26-22

  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.9.02, 7-21-22

  • Updated DigiCert certificate

Version 2.0.9.01, 7-6-22

  • Improvements to the D2L Brightspace integration
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.9.00, 6-17-22

  • Updated Chromium support
  • Fixed a Moodle 4.0 integration issue
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.8.07 5-17-22

  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.8.06 5-11-22

  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.8.05, 3-18-22

  • A fix to force PDF links to open in a new tab
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.8.04, 2-3-22

  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.8.03, 1-25-22

  • Security hotfix

Version 2.0.8.02, 1-20-22

  • Monitor exams, addressed the 1003 Invalid mac error related to a recent Microsoft Windows update (updated fix)

Version 2.0.8.01, 1-18-22

  • Monitor exams, addressed the 1003 Invalid mac error related to a recent Microsoft Windows update
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.8.00, 1-5-22

  • Updated Chromium support
  • Blackboard Ultra, a fix for the calculator not being enabled
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.7.09, 11-18-21

  • Hotfix release to address a problem in 2.0.7.08

Version 2.0.7.08, 11-12-21

  • Kurzweil 3000 ReadTheWeb extension added (requires Kurzweil account)
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.7.07, 9-29-21

  • Added Webex support for Instructor Live Proctoring
  • Improved performance on complex web pages
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.7.06, 8-04-21

  • Canvas and Blackboard Ultra - a fix for handling links to PDF documents
  • Canvas - a fix for using spreadsheet documents
  • Moodle, removed support for manual launch profiles
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.7.05, 7-06-21

  • A fix for the spreadsheet feature

Version 2.0.7.04, 6-30-21

  • Hotfix for Canvas Classic quizzes when a password is set

Version 2.0.7.03, 6-22-21

  • Improvements to Instructor Live Proctoring
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.7.02, 4-16-21

  • Brightspace, fixed an issue with links to external sites in quiz questions
  • Improved support for screen readers
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.7.01, 3-3-21

  • Fixed typing "lag" on slower PCs when the browser is launched manually
  • Improved support for high-resolution displays
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.7.00, 2-5-21

  • Updated Chromium support

Version 2.0.6.11, 1-22-21

  • Canvas Classic, Bb Learn Original: a blocklist fix
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.6.10, 12-8-20

  • Improved support in Blackboard Learn Original for the TinyMCE editor upgrade
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.6.09, 10-29-20

  • Fixed an issue with support for Canvas New quizzes
  • Added support for Bb Learn 9.1 Q4 2020
  • The calculator is now available on additional tabs when it is enabled for an exam
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.6.08, 8-7-20

  • Canvas, fixed an issue preventing the Help Center button from working
  • Canvas, removed the "old browser" warning
  • Improved support for Canvas New Quizzes
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.6.07, 6-30-20

  • Added the @ character to the symbol keyboard popup
  • Support for Canvas New Quizzes
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.6.06, 5-14-20

  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.6.05, 4-23-20

  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.6.04, 4-16-20

  • Several improvements to security

Version 2.0.6.03, 3-23-20

  • Improvements to the live chat support system for Respondus Monitor users

Version 2.0.6.02, 2-26-20

  • Blackboard, fixed an issue where a student’s first name would appear blank in the LockDown Browser Dashboard
  • Canvas, improved handling of Respondus Monitor exams
  • Several improvements to security

Version 2.0.6.01, 2-5-20

  • Enhancements to the LiveChat support system
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.6.00, 1-15-20

  • Updates the underlying Chromium browser engine
  • Improved spreadsheet handling
  • Improvements to security
  • Flash Player is no longer bundled with the browser

Version 2.0.4.08, 1-8-20

  • Canvas, includes an update to suppress the browser checker warning

Version 2.0.4.07, 11-19-19

  • Improvements to handling of webcams in Windows 10

Version 2.0.4.06, 10-21-19

  • Sakai, fixed an issue where automatic submission of timed exams was being blocked
  • Improvements to security

Version 2.0.4.05, 8-13-19

  • Reverted to 2.0.4.x version of Chromium browser engine because of JavaScript issues in 2.0.5.x engine
  • Improvements to security
  • The version of Flash has been updated

Version 2.0.5.00, 6-11-19

  • This version has been removed while we investigate a problem reported by two customers using Blackboard Learn
  • Updates the underlying Chromium browser engine
  • Improvements to security
  • The version of Flash has been updated

Version 2.0.4.04, 5-16-19

  • Improvements to the Schoology integration
  • Improvements to security
  • The version of Flash has been updated

Version 2.0.4.00, 12-11-18

  • Updates the underlying Chromium browser engine
  • Moodle, improved support for the TinyMCE editor component
  • Improvements to security
  • The version of Flash has been updated

Version 2.0.3.00, 3-27-18

  • The Chromium browser engine was updated
  • Fixed an issue with the cube root button on the scientific calculator
  • Improved spreadsheet handling
  • Improvements to screen reader support
  • Improvements to security
  • The version of Flash has been updated

Version 2.0.2.09, 1-15-18

  • Blackboard Learn, fix for Chinese language pack use
  • Blackboard Learn, fix for launching tests using Calendar links
  • D2L Brightspace, improvements to the auto-launch process
  • Improved spreadsheet handling
  • A fix for the WIRIS equation editor breaking use of the calculator
  • Improvements to security
  • The version of Flash has been updated

Version 2.0.0.00, 8-24-15

  • First Chromium-based version of Windows LDB

Version History - macOS

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Version 2.1.2.06, 6-6-24

  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.2.05, 5-10-24

  • Kurzweil 3000 ReadTheWeb extension restored (requires Kurzweil account)
  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.2.04, 4-8-24

  • Restored the search functionality in secondary tabs
  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.2.03, 3-22-24

  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.2.02, 2-5-24

  • Minor fix for Respondus Monitor and security improvements

Version 2.1.2.01, 1-15-24

  • Updated toolbar icons
  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.2.00, 12-1-23

  • Updated Chromium engine
  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.1.07, 10-26-23

  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.1.06, 10-4-23

  • Hotfix release to address an issue accessing Canvas Classic exams

Version 2.1.1.05, 10-2-23

  • Hotfix release to address an issue accessing Canvas Classic exams through the Assignment tab

Version 2.1.1.04, 9-25-23

  • Improved support for macOS 14
  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.1.03, 8-25-23

  • Temporary fix to avoid a macOS 14 (beta) crash
  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.1.02, 8-14-23

  • Blackboard Learn, improved handling for the password in Blackboard Learn Original exams
  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.1.01, 7-19-23

  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.1.00, 6-6-23

  • Updated Chromium engine
  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.0.07, 5-15-23

  • Enhancements to the underlying technology used for Respondus Monitor
  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.0.06, 4-17-23

  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.0.05, 3-20-23

  • Search feature added to find text in web pages and PDFs
  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.0.04, 3-7-23

  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.0.03, 2-8-23

  • General fixes and security improvements

Version 2.1.0.02, 12-16-22

  • Fixed a shutdown issue related to webcam disconnections on a M1/M2 Mac running macOS 13
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.1.0.01, 11-30-22

  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.1.0.00, 10-28-22

  • Updated Chromium engine
  • Workaround for a Respondus Monitor video timeout issue introduced with macOS 13 Ventura

Version 2.0.9.02, 9-27-22

  • Improvements to the Kurzweil 3000 ReadTheWeb extension (requires Kurzweil account)
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.9.01, 8-11-22

  • Canvas - a fix for invalid XML sent from the Canvas server
  • Brightspace – an update for a change to the HTML editor
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.9.00, 6-3-22

  • Updated Chromium engine
  • Schoology - a fix for a Crash after a Schoology New Quiz is submitted
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.8.08 5-3-22

  • Hotfix release to fix the Corrupt Application error message

Version 2.0.8.07 4-25-22

  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.8.06 3-30-22

  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.8.05, 3-14-22

  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.8.04, 3-2-22

  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.8.03, 2-14-22

  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.8.02, 1-31-22

  • Kurzweil 3000 ReadTheWeb extension added (requires Kurzweil account)
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.8.01, 12-16-21

  • Canvas - a fix for incorrect quiz startup when Facebook tracking is enabled
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.8.00, 11-16-21

  • Updated Chromium engine
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.7.07, 10-25-21

  • Blackboard Ultra - a fix for handling links to PDF documents
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.7.06, 09-10-21

  • Canvas and Blackboard Ultra - a fix for handling links to PDF documents
  • Canvas - a fix for using spreadsheet documents
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.7.05, 07-18-21

  • Fixed a question timing issue in Brightspace
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.7.04, 06-10-21

  • Changed the broken link handling in Blackboard
  • Fixed a manual launch exam issue in Canvas
  • Improvements to embedded links in Moodle
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.7.03, 04-07-21

  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.7.02, 03-17-21

  • Updated support for non-English languages
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.7.01, 02-02-21

  • Fixed a PDF loading issue introduced in 2.0.7.00
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.7.00, 01-22-21

  • Updated Chromium support
  • Improvements to Instructor Live Proctoring support
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.6.10, 12-10-20

  • Canvas New Quizzes, improvements to the auto-launch mechanism
  • Blackboard Learn, fixed an Ultra exam feedback issue
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.6.09, 10-15-20

  • Blackboard Learn, fixed a launch crash related to Ultra exams
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.6.08, 09-16-20

  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.6.07, 08-07-20

  • Fixed an issue in Canvas New Quizzes where only the first 50 questions were displayed
  • Suppresses the browser checker warning in Canvas

Version 2.0.6.06, 07-21-20

  • Suppresses the browser checker warning in Canvas
  • Improved support for Canvas New Quizzes

Version 2.0.6.05, 07-17-20

  • General fixes and improvements
  • Support for Canvas New Quizzes

Version 2.0.6.04, 06-25-20

  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.6.03, 05-28-20

  • "Loading..." dialog improvements
  • Blackboard Ultra, fixed an "Invalid MAC" error
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.6.02, 04-08-20

  • Fixed an installer incompatibility issue associated with some decompression utilities
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.6.01, 03-17-20

  • Added enhancements to the live chat support feature (for Respondus Monitor users)
  • Added support for Undo/Redo keys
  • Added support for HTTP authentication
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.6.00, 01-30-20

  • Updated Chromium support
  • General fixes and improvements

Version 2.0.5.03, 11-12-19

  • Canvas, fixed an issue with the essay editor
  • Moodle, fixed an issue with the LMS menu
  • General improvements and bug fixes

Version 2.0.5.02, 09-18-19

  • Added support for Apple Notarization and macOS 10.15
  • Adobe Flash is no longer bundled with installer, nor used with this version of LockDown Browser

Version 2.0.5.01, 09-03-19

  • Blackboard, fixed an issue with the "Close Window" button
  • Moodle, improved menu detection during the exam
  • Sakai, fixed an issue where automatic submission of timed exams was being blocked
  • Schoology, fixed an issue where links were being blocked in older assessment types
  • General improvements and bug fixes
  • Updated Flash support

Version 2.0.5.00, 06-21-19

  • Updated Chromium support

Version 2.0.4.00, 01-02-19

  • Requires macOS 10.10
  • Improved support for macOS 10.14 Mojave
  • Updated Chromium support
  • Adobe Flash has been updated to the latest version

Version 2.0.3.00, 03-08-18

  • Fixed an issue with the cube root button on the scientific calculator
  • Updated Chromium support
  • General bug fixes
  • Adobe Flash has been updated to the latest version

Version 2.0.2.00, 06-20-17

  • Updated installer certificate from Apple (previous installers expire July 17, 2017)
  • D2L Brightspace fixes for manual launch and the HTML text editor
  • Improved logging and Help Center support
  • The latest version of Flash has been updated

Version 2.0.1.00, 03-24-17

  • The Chromium browser engine was updated
  • Schoology, fixed a blank tab issue
  • Improved trackpad support
  • The latest version of Flash has been updated
  • Note: this version of the browser requires macOS 10.9 or later

Version 2.0.0.03, 11-10-16

  • First Chromium-based version of LockDown Browser for Mac