What are the recommended technical requirements for your site?

For the best experience when using Betfair, we recommend you use one of the following platform/browser options:


Operation system: Windows 7+:

  • Internet Explorer 11 or newer
  • Firefox - 62 or newer
  • Google Chrome - 69 or newer


Operation system: Macintosh OSX+:

  • Safari 10+ or newer

We recommend upgrading to the latest version of these browsers.


Mobile Platforms:

  • Android 4.4.2+: latest available browser in PlayStore
  • iOS 9+: Safari 9 or newer
  • Win Phone 8.1 Update Key=106+: Internet Explorer 11 or newer


API Access:

  • Java 8u161
  • OpenSSL 1.0.1


Internet connection recommended speed:

3.5G+ meaning ~7.2Mbps+ on cellular and on wifi/ethernet


Client device requirements (e.g. your computer / playing device):

Recommended configuration:

A minimum of 200MB of free hard drive/disk space

  • A minimum of 512MB of RAM / 2GB of RAM for the 64-bit version
  • A minimum Pentium 4 or newer processor that supports SSE2


For Live Video you may also require:

Windows Media Player 10 or higher (Don't have Windows Media Player? Windows Media Player Download) or Adobe Flash Player version 10 or higher (Don't have Adobe Flash Player? Adobe Flash Player Download


To make full use of the functionality offered by Betfair, your browser must have JavaScript and Cookies enabled, which are normally enabled by default. If they are not enabled, you can switch them on via the Options/Tools menu on your browser.

If your browser supports auto complete for passwords and form input boxes, we suggest that for security reasons you disable this via the Options or Tools menu on your browser. This will lower the risk of unauthorised use of your account. In addition, you should log off every time you finish using the site.

Please note that using a lower than recommended internet connection speed and/or using a playing device which does not meet the recommended client devices requirements specified above, might impact your gaming experience.

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