What are the system requirements for the SHOWTIME streaming service?

On Your Computer: 

  • PC: Windows 7 or later
  • MAC: MAC OSX 10.6 or later
  • Adobe Flash Player 15.0 or later for video playback (Flash Player not required on Safari 9 or later)
  • 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

On Your Mobile Device:

  • iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®: iOS 8.0 or higher
  • Android phones and tablets: Android 4.3 or higher
  • Supported Amazon Kindle devices running Fire OS 4 (excluding Kindle HD 2013) or higher

Internet Speed:

  • We recommend a connection speed of 3 Mbps or higher for browser and TV devices.
  • We recommend a connection speed of 800Kbps for phone and tablet devices.
  • You can test your connection speed at many third-party websites, including
  • We adjust video quality based on your connection speed.

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