Minimum Laptop Specs for Presenting in Classrooms

For class presentations and teaching, each School of Film/Video classroom and computer lab is equipped with a central A/V system that includes a Mac mini or a Mac Studio computer. It is recommended that School of Film/Video faculty and students use the Mac mini or teaching workstation installed in the classroom or computer lab for all presentations. 

Faculty and students may optionally connect a personal laptop to the classroom A/V systems for class presentations. Please refer to this 2 Pop article for further instruction on how to connect your laptop.  

If using a personal laptop to present in a classroom or computer lab, please ensure that the device meets the minimum specs outlined below. Devices that do not meet these specs cannot be supported. 

Laptop Minimum Specs

Apple Laptop

  • macOS 13 Ventura or macOS 14 Sonoma
  • USB-C or HDMI port

PC Laptop

  • Windows 10 or 11
  • USB-C or HDMI port
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