Authoring Content


CPU1.0 gigahertz (GHz) processor or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
Memory512 MB minimum
Available Disk Space512 MB minimum
Display1024 x 768 screen resolution (1280 x 800 or higher recommended)
MultimediaSound card, microphone, and webcam to record video
and/or narration


Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows XP SP3 or later (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 2003, Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit), or Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
 Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later with Parallels Desktop 9 or later or VMware Fusion 6 or later
.NET RuntimeMicrosoft .NET Framework 4.0 or later (gets installed if
not present)
VSTO RuntimeMicrosoft Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime 4.0
(gets installed if not present)
MSXMLMSXML 4.0 (gets installed if not present)
Microsoft PowerPointPowerPoint 2007 (SP3 or later), PowerPoint 2010, or
PowerPoint 2013
Microsoft WordWord 2007, Word 2010, or Word 2013
Primary Interop AssembliesMicrosoft Office 2010 Primary Interop Assemblies (only required for Windows XP—gets installed if not present)
Adobe Flash PlayerAdobe Flash Player 10 or later

Compatibility and Integrations

Backward Compatibility
  • Articulate Studio ’13 will upgrade content created in Articulate Studio ’09 products
  • Articulate Studio ’13 content cannot be opened in Studio ’09 products
Product Integrations
  • Articulate Presenter ’13 is required for integration with Articulate Quizmaker ’13 and Articulate Engage ’13
  • Quizmaker ’13 and Engage ’13 won’t work with earlier
    versions of Presenter

Viewing Content

Content Format

Flash Flash Player 10 or later, and one of the following browsers:

  • Windows: Internet Explorer 6 and later, Firefox 1.x and later, Google Chrome, Opera 9.5 and later
  • Mac: Safari 3 and later, Firefox 1.x and later, Google Chrome
  • Linux: Firefox 1.x and later
  • Google Chrome 29 or later on Windows or Mac
  • Safari 6.0.5 or later on Mac
  • Mobile Safari in Apple iOS 6.0 or later on iPad/iPhone
Apple iOS Articulate Mobile Player in Apple iOS 6.0 or later on iPad
Android OS Articulate Mobile Player in Android OS 4.1 or later (optimized for tablets)


Screen Reader JAWS 15 or later with Internet Explorer 11 or later (Flash output only)
Section 508 Accessibility Complies with applicable requirements