What are the system requirements for the SHOWTIME streaming service?


On Your Computer PC: Windows 7 Home SP1/Ultimate SP1/Pro SP1 or later MAC: MAC OSX 10.6 or later

On Your Computer
PC: Windows 7 Home SP1/Ultimate SP1/Pro SP1 or later
MAC: MAC OSX 10.6 or later

Adobe Flash Player 15.0 or later for video playback
JavaScript and Cookies must be enabled
Web Browser:
   Internet Explorer 10.0 or later
   Firefox 29 or later
   Safari 7.0 or later (Mac only)
   Chrome 34 or later

Internet Speed
We recommend a downstream bandwidth of 3000 Kbps or higher.
A downstream bandwidth of less than 800 Kbps is not recommended.
You can test your downstream bandwidth at many third-party websites, including http://speedof.me/. We adjust our stream based on your bandwidth.

On Your Mobile Device
iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®: iOS 7.0 or higher

A Wi-Fi, 3G or higher connection is required.
We strongly recommend using the SHOWTIME app with a Wi-Fi connection for the best video quality.

We recommend a downstream bandwidth of 400 Kbps or higher for iPhone and iPod touch and a downstream bandwidth of 700 Kbps or higher for iPad tablets. We adjust our stream based on your bandwidth.



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Related Article: What is the difference between the SHOWTIME streaming service and SHOWTIME ANYTIME?
Both the streaming service and SHOWTIME ANYTIME let you watch SHOWTIME wherever and whenever you want (in the United States and its territories and possessions). SHOWTIME ANYTIME is available at no additional cost as part of your SHOWTIME subscription through participating TV providers. You use your username/password given by your TV provider to start watching on the SHOWTIME ANYTIME app or at www.ShowtimeAnytime.com. But now, you can also order SHOWTIME without a TV subscription through your Apple TV®, iPad®, iPhone®, Roku TV®, Roku® Streaming Player, and Roku® Streaming Stick®. You can watch using the SHOWTIME app across your Apple and Roku devices or on your computer.
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