Supported Technology Standards-End of Life software

The purpose of this web site is for information distribution on products and services supported by UNL ITS to the UNL campus community. The information on this site will not supersede any contractual obligations between UNL ITS support and UNL departments. This site only addresses most common software and technology; this is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.

Desktop OSes

The following list denotes all desktop and laptop operating systems actively supported by UNL Information Technology Services. The dates that follow the product is the date that the vendor will end support. This is provided to allow users to prepare budgets accordingly. In some cases, although the vendor may provide support; UNL ITS cannot recommend the operating system due to restrictions of UNL systems (e.g., Windows Vista SP2).

Windows

  • Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 – 1/14/2020
  • Windows 8.1 – 1/10/2023


If your Windows version is not listed – it is not supported or secured. Is Windows up-to-date? Instructions at http://www.update.microsoft.com/

Mac

Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)

Apple tends to provide updates for the current product and two lifecycles back. If your version is not listed – it is not supported or secured. Is your Mac up-to-date?

Instructions at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1338

Desktop Browsers
WindowsMacNotes
Internet Explorer Current major and immediate previous release NONE 1
Firefox Current major and immediate previous release Current major and immediate previous release 1
2
Firefox ESR Current major release Current major release 1
Chrome Current major and immediate previous release Current major and immediate previous release 1
Safari NONE Current major and immediate previous release 1


1)
Works with SAP/Firefly

2) Firefox 30+ not currently supported by mymail.unl.edu

Are your browser plug-ins up to date? Use Mozilla's plug-in check for all browsers

Mobile OSes

The following list denotes all mobile operating systems actively supported by UNL Information Technology Services.
  • Phone/iPad: iOS 7
  • Android: Android 4.0+
  • Blackberry: Blackberry 10
  • Windows Phone 8

ITS recommends utilizing the default browser which was included with your MobileOS.
The following list denotes most common software and technology actively supported by UNL Information Technology Services.
  • Java latest release
  • Microsoft Office 2013 for Windows
  • Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac
  • Adobe Flash and Acrobat Reader latest release
  • Silverlight latest release
  • Wireless 802.11g/n (2.4 and 5ghz supported)

If you have questions about an application or technology not listed here, contact the ITS Computer Help Center.