Respondus Lockdown Browser - Mac Install

LockDown Browser can be used to give BlackBoard tests while preventing a student from accessing other resources on their computers, such as Word documents (with notes), web pages, chat programs, etc. Please use these instructions to install Respondus Lockdown Browser on your Mac.

Go to Web Page for Download

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the Download Link

Install from the Web Page

  • Click Install Now

Choose Install Location

  1. Rename the install package (OPTIONAL)
  2. Choose install location (OPTIONAL)
  3. Click Save

Open the Installer Zip File

  • Double click on the zip file.

Open the Installer Package

  • Double click on the installer package

Allow the Program to Initialize

  • Click Continue

Start the Installation Process

  • Click Continue

Accept the License Agreement

  • Click Continue
  • Click Agree

Allow the Program to Install

  • Click Install

Enter your Computer Credentials

  1. Enter your computer username
  2. Enter your computer password
  3. Click Install Software

Let the Installer Run

This may take several minutes.

Close the Installer

  • The Installation was successful.
  • Click Close


  • You have successfully installed Respondus Lockdown Browser for Mac. You can find your program in your Applications folder or from the launch pad.

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