Technical Considerations

Rosetta Stone Foundations is an online course. The program includes an online user's guide (PDF) but no additional instructional materials or reference documents are required. If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please call Rosetta Stone technical support at (800) 788-0822, ext. 1706.

System Requirements

Operating system

Windows XP

Windows 2000

Windows Vista

Windows 7 or higher

Mac OS 10.4 or higher 


1 GHz processor speed

512 MB available RAM

800 x 600 display resolution

USB headset for speech

Other requirements

Internet Explorer 6sp1

Internet Explorer 7 or higher

Firefox 3.0 or higher

Safari 3 or higher

Flash 9

Flash 10 or higher

High speed internet connection

Mobile Compatibility

Applications are available for some mobile devices. Learn more
Note: Latin is not supported on mobile.


Accessing Rosetta Stone on a mobile device

Rosetta Stone offers a mobile app that syncs with other platforms. To use it, follow these steps:

  1. After installing and updating the Learn Languages application, open a web browser on your device and navigate to
  2. Bookmark this URL for easy access later.
  3. Sign in and navigate to the launch link for accessing Rosetta Stone.
  4. Once you have landed within the Rosetta Stone Access Portal, click “Launch Rosetta Stone” and the Learn Languages application will launch.

Note, you cannot sign into your TIP account on the mobile app. Each time you want to use the mobile app, you must first sign into TIP through the Independent Learning portal using your mobile browser.

Duke TIP offers students language courses from Rosetta Stone Foundations, workbooks in math and language arts, plus an online Algebra 1 course. These self-paced learning options offer gifted students academic challenge as well as the opportunity to learn anywhere and anytime.

For questions or assistance with Independent Learning products, including those purchased prior to September 1, 2017, please contact