Technical requirements to use Rakuten TV on your Computer

Make sure that your computer works with Rakuten TV by verifying that it complies with the following minimum technical requirements for either MAC or Windows:


  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) CPU.
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) RAM
  • 16 GB (32-bit) o 20 GB (64-bit) HD available space.
  • Microsoft © Windows 7 or higher Operating System
  • iMac (mid 2007 or later)
  • MacBook (13" Aluminium, later 2008), (13", starting 2009 or later models)
  • MacBook Pro (13", mid 2009 or later), (15", mid/end 2007 or later), (17", mid 2007 or later)
  • MacBook Air (End 2008 or later)
  • Mac Mini (starting 2009 or later)
  • Mac Pro (starting 2008 or later)
  • OS X Mavericks (10.9) or later Operating System


Compatible Web Browsers:

We always recommend to use the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge. Make sure you have the latest.


Software Surf and watch content 
Operative System Browser Only browsing Trailers Movies & TV Series Notes
Android 5 Chrome, Firefox or Opera YES YES NO* *Use our native Android App
iOS +8 Chrome iOS, Safari, Safari (in-App) YES YES NO* *Use our native iOS App
Chrome OS Chromebook NO  
GNU/Linux Chrome, Firefox or Opera YES YES NO  
Mac OS X +10.9 Chrome, Firefox YES YES YES  
Mac OS X +10.9 Safari (up to version 11) YES YES YES*


Mac OS X +10.9 Opera YES YES NO  
Windows XP & Vista Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera YES NO NO  
Windows 7 Microsoft Edge, Chrome & Firefox YES YES YES  
Windows 7 Internet Explorer 11 & Opera YES YES NO  
Windows 8 Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer & Edge YES YES YES  
Windows 8 Opera YES YES NO  
Windows 10 Chrome, Firefox & Edge YES YES YES  
Windows 10 Opera YES YES NO  


* If you want to play content in mobile devices (Android or iOS devices), you can install our native applications and still be able to launch the player from the browser.

* Please note that it is not possible to play HD content from Safari for MAC, but don't worry, your content will still be played is Standard definition. 



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