Hulu.com system requirements
Hulu.com system requirements
Summary
To start watching on Hulu.com, you'll need a computer with Flash installed, along with a supported browser like Internet Explorer, Edge, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

To watch videos on Hulu.com, you will need:

  • Adobe Flash Player 11.1 or above (available here)
  • HTML5 enabled
  • Internet Explorer 10 or above, Firefox 15.0 or above, Safari 5 or above, Chrome, or Edge
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or above, Macintosh OS X 10.6 or above, or Linux
  • JavaScript and Cookies enabled

In addition, you will need a broadband internet connection. We recommend a downstream bandwidth of at least 1.5 Mbps for a smooth playback experience. You can test your downstream bandwidth at http://speedof.me/m . Once there, click on the blue StartTest button to initiate a speed test. Once complete, your downstream bandwidth is displayed next to the "Download" text in the middle of the screen.

 

For Hulu Subscription System Requirements, please see this article.

 

The following minimum hardware configurations are recommended for an optimal playback experience:

Quality Windows Desktop/Laptop Windows Netbook Mac OS Linux
480p (SD) 2.33GHz Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon 64 2800+, or faster processor 

128MB of RAM

64MB of graphics memory
1.6GHz Intel Atom or faster processor

1GB of RAM

Windows 7 and supported GPU/media accelerator (NVIDIA ION, Broadcom Crystal HD Media Accelerator, Intel GMA 500)
1.33GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor

256MB of RAM

64MB of graphics memory
2.33GHz Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon 64 2800+, or faster processor 

512MB of RAM

64MB of graphics memory

720p (HD)

* High Definition is only available to Hulu subscribers

3GHz Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon 64 3400+, or faster processor 

128MB of RAM

64MB of graphics memory
1.6GHz Intel Atom or faster processor

1GB of RAM

Windows 7 and supported GPU/media accelerator (NVIDIA ION, Broadcom Crystal HD Media Accelerator)
1.83GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor

256MB of RAM

64MB of graphics memory
3GHz Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon 64 3400+, or faster processor 

512MB of RAM

64MB of graphics memory
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