Storyline 1: System Requirements

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Below are the minimum system requirements for authoring and viewing Articulate Storyline 1 content:



1.0 gigahertz (GHz) processor or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)


512 MB minimum

Available Disk Space

250 MB minimum


1,024 x 768 screen resolution (1,280 x 800 or higher recommended)


Sound card, microphone, and webcam to record video and/or narration


Operating System

Microsoft 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)

Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)

.NET Runtime

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (or any newer version up to 3.5)

Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player 10 or later (

Compatibility and Integrations

Import Projects

Storyline can import projects created with Articulate Presenter ‘09, Articulate Quizmaker ‘09, Articulate Engage ‘09, and Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 and later (These versions of PowerPoint aren't supported: 64-bit, Click-to-run, Office 365.)

Publishing to Word

Microsoft Word 2000-2013


Microsoft Word 2000-2013

Browsers and Mobile Apps for Viewing Published Courses


Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later plus any of these web browsers:

Windows: Internet Explorer 6 and later, Firefox 1.x and later, Google Chrome 65 and earlier, Opera 9.5 and later

Mac: Safari 3 and later, Firefox 1.x and later, Google Chrome (latest version)

Linux: Firefox 1.x and later


Google Chrome 65 and earlier on Windows or Mac

Safari 5.1 or later on Mac

Mobile Safari in Apple iOS 5 or later on iPad/iPhone

Apple iOS

Articulate Mobile Player in Apple iOS 5 or later on iPad


Internet Explorer 6 or later and Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later


Section 508 Accessibility

Complies with applicable requirements