Please download the latest versions on the main Download page.
We are no longer providing outdated SEB versions for download. We are only supporting the latest SEB version and will remove all older SEB versions after a grace period. Please adjust your procedures accordingly. Only with updated SEB versions you can achieve the best possible security and stability of e-assessments. Therefore you have to keep your exam environment up to date, there is no alternative to regular updates. Download current versions.
Maintenance update, which can be used if the refactored, more modern version SEB 3.x misses a feature you need. SEB 2.4.1 fixes an issue which was reported to happen when using the SEB-Moodle Deeper Integration.
We don't recommend to use this version anymore, please transition to SEB 3.3.2 or newer ASAP. We cannot provide any support for this version anymore.
| SEB 2.3
New features for increased security and usability.
| SEB 2.2.3
Important security update for SEB 2.2.x and SEB 2.1.8.
| SEB 2.2.2
Maintenance update for SEB 2.2/2.2.1
| SEB 2.2.1
Maintenance update for SEB 2.2 with some new features and many improvements, like spell checking with configurable languages. URL filter treats query strings in URLs consistently. Improved handling of Registry keys for power options.
| SEB 2.2
Major release with refactored Firefox 52ESR browser engine and many new features, like additional resources, new URL filter, loading SEB config files from authenticated servers.
| SEB 2.1.8
|SEB 2.1.8 increases security and stability. Re-introduces the "Create new desktop" kiosk mode, which reliably blocks notifications. Blocks new default prohibited processes like some screen sharing and communication tools, fixes the severe "Sticky Keys" security issue and Process monitoring is now always active and improved, also handling permitted processes.|
| SEB 2.1.7
|SEB 2.1.7 fixes that some web browsers could display notifications while SEB was running and improves handling permitted and prohibited processes in general and blocks prohibited processes more securely.|
| SEB 2.1.6
|Safe Exam Browser 2.1.6 for Windows fixes a problem with the mouse cursor introduced by the recent Windows 10 Creators Update, adds support for webcam and microphone access and improves compatibility to config files generated with SEB 2.2.|
| SEB 2.1.5
|Safe Exam Browser 2.1.5 for Windows contains additional bug fixes for using specific permitted third party applications and fixes minor bugs and usability issues in the SEB Config Tool.|
| SEB 2.1.4
|Safe Exam Browser 2.1.4 for Windows facilitates deployment on managed computers with changes in the SEB installer and improvements in the management of config file encryption using X.509 certificates.|
| SEB 2.1.3
|Safe Exam Browser 2.1.3 for Windows adds support for using Windows system proxy settings and fixes some important issues.|
| SEB 2.1.2
|Safe Exam Browser 2.1.2 for Windows supports the native HTML5 full screen mode, hardware acceleration in the browser and fixes some minor problems.|
| SEB 2.1.1
||Safe Exam Browser 2.1.1 for Windows is compatible with Windows 10, contains improvements when running on Windows 8.1/10 tablets and increases general stability.|
| SEB 2.1
||Safe Exam Browser 2.1 for Windows includes new features (as a touch/tablet mode, new buttons and time display in task bar), usability (upgraded config tool), stability and security (process monitoring) improvements.|
| SEB 2.0.3
| SEB 2.0.2
|Safe Exam Browser 2.0.2 for Windows contains several important bug fixes which increase stability and some new features like a browser log.|
| SEB 2.0.1
|Safe Exam Browser 2.0.1 for Windows updates the integrated browser, contains several bug fixes and new functionality for removing the embedded browser session data (cache, cookies, local browser storage etc.) when exiting SEB.|
| SEB 2.0
|Final release of Safe Exam Browser 2.0 for Windows 7 and 8. Completely re-engineered SEB 2.0 with a full range of new features and superior usability.|
||Bugfixed final release version: New, more stable Windows installer, improved configuration editor, improved browser component. Last official SEB release for Windows XP|
||Beta version: New, more stable Windows installer, improved configuration editor, improved browser component.|
||Bugfix: Reloading the browser page by pressing the F5 key now works.|
||Two bugfixes: SEB installer creates icon and shortcut on public desktop, SEB restores the previous registry settings when finishing.|
||Easened configuration for the teacher, modification of configuration files in a new GUI editor SebWindowsConfig. Simplified file format of the ini files (better human-readable). Optional SEB Light version lacking Windows Service and Installer.|
||Easened configuration and deployment for the teacher, modification of configuration files before rather than after installation, administrative installation via network|
||Stores log files and ini files in ProgramData (Win 7) or CommonAppData (Win XP) directory|
||Multilingual (D/E/F), improved abort behaviour, XULRunner bugfix, detection of Virtual Machines|
||Simplifies SEB installation by automatically starting the Windows Service at the end of .msi installation|
||Bugfix regarding Task Manager, new Windows Service, installation using Microsoft Installer|
||Bugfix regarding write permissions of the logfile|
||Bugfix regarding write permissions of the logfile|
||Based on XULRunner rather than on Portable Firefox|
||Adds logfile functionality (set the variable LOG_FILE in Seb.ini)|
||Fixes SEB 1.3.1 LMS access problem|
|seb_1.3.1||Fixes SEB 1.3 startup problem|
|seb_1.3||Supports Windows 7|
||starts other applications|
SEB 3.0 for macOS is a major update, supporting the modern WebKit browser engine and access to camera/microphone via WebRTC.
We don't recommend to use this version anymore, please transition to SEB 3.1 or newer ASAP.
This version is is a minor update for 2.3.1 with one issue fixed when running on Apple Silicon based Macs.
SEB 2.3.2 is the last SEB version supporting macOS 10.7 - 10.10.
||Maintenance update, which disables Automatic Assessment Configuration (AAC) macOS Assessment Mode in default settings.|
||Major update, which adds initial support for the Automatic Assessment Configuration (AAC) macOS Assessment Mode, adds new capabilities, improves the UI for students and exam administrators and fixes several issues.|
||Maintenance update for SEB 2.2.1, with some improvements and bug fixes (like: Prevent Preferences window to be opened in Moodle 3.9 when using automatically generated settings).|
||Major update, improving security by blocking prohibited processes, adding new capabilities and offering full compatibility to enhanced integrations with learning management systems, like the one available in Moodle 3.9|
||Enhances exam security and improves usability, for example when using additional resources in multiple browser windows.|
||Includes important security and stability improvements.|
||Fixes some issues of SEB 2.1.1 which could occur in non-default screen configurations and when starting SEB by opening specific settings.|
||Feature update which supports loading seb(s):// linked settings from authenticated servers, pinned TLS certificates, private clipboard and blocks overlay panel windows and screen sharing.|
||Safe Exam Browser 2.1 with new features, usability enhancements and major security improvements.|
|Final release of Safe Exam Browser 2.0 with a full range of new features and superior usability.|
|Stable preview release.|
||Fixed sometimes not active link button for pasting saved clipboard string in general preferences pane.|
||Completed french translation of new GUI elements and fixed bug preferences window not set to modal.|
|SafeExamBrowser-1.5||Supports additional browser windows and improves integrity of the SEB environment, offers fine grade settings for opening and blocking links in new browser windows and the upload of files edited in third party applications was made easier and more secure.|
||Fixed a bug running on OS X 10.7.2 Lion: Browser window didn't come in front and a bug crashing when starting third party application by downloading document.|
||Individual configuration can be written into the application bundle.|
||Completed French translation of the GUI.|
||VM detector and improved compatibility with OS X 10.7 Lion.|
||Fixed a bug of SEB 1.2 crashing when there was no preferences file saved yet. Completed French translation.|
||download/upload and automatic opening of downloaded files can be allowed in preferences|
||new preferences window with panes and additional applications can be allowed to run with SEB during exams|
||added French localization|
||added German localization|
||stable release with fundamental security improvements|
|SEB Beta 1||first release|
Quiz mode patch for Moodle 2.3.x
This patch fixes the exam mode in Moodle 2.3.x used with Safe Exam Browser: The navigation links to other parts of the LMS are not displayed during an exam. The fix will be included in Moodle 2.4, below you can find short instructions (for Moodle administrators) how to apply the fix on Moodle 2.3 versions:
|First release. Not necessary for Moodle version 2.4 and above|
|moodle_extension_1.0||First release. Not necessary for Moodle version 1.9.6 and above|
||First release. Not necessary for ILIAS version 3.10 and above|