Storyline 2: System Requirements

Article Last Updated Jul 18, 2017

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Below are the minimum system requirements for authoring and viewing Articulate Storyline 2 content:

Hardware for Authoring Courses

CPU

2.0 GHz processor or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)

Memory

2 GB minimum

Available Disk Space

500 MB minimum

Display

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

Multimedia

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

Software for Authoring Courses

Operating System

Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)

Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)

Windows 7 SP1 or later (32-bit or 64-bit)

Windows Vista SP2 or later (32-bit or 64-bit)

Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later with Parallels Desktop 7+ or VMware Fusion 4+

.NET Runtime

.NET 4.0 or later (gets installed if not present)

Visual C++

Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (gets installed if not present)

Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later

Compatibility and Integrations

Backward Compatibility

Storyline 1 content can be upgraded to Storyline 2

Storyline 2 content can't be opened or edited with Storyline 1

Importing Content

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 or later (32-bit or 64-bit)

Articulate Presenter '13

Articulate Quizmaker '13

Articulate Engage '13

Articulate Presenter '09

Articulate Quizmaker '09

Articulate Engage '09

Publishing to Word

Microsoft Word 2007 or later (32-bit or 64-bit)

Translation

Microsoft Word 2007 or later (32-bit or 64-bit)

Browsers and Mobile Apps for Viewing Published Courses

Flash

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

Windows: Internet Explorer 8 and later, Microsoft Edge (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)

Mac: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version)

HTML5

Windows: Google Chrome (latest version)

Mac: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version)

Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version) in Android OS 4.1 and later

Apple iOS

Articulate Mobile Player in Apple iOS 7 or later on iPad

Android OS

Articulate Mobile Player in Android OS 4.1 or later (optimized for tablets)

CD/DVD

Internet Explorer 8 or later and Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later

Accessibility in Published Courses

Screen Reader

JAWS 16 or later with Internet Explorer 11 or later (Flash output only)

Section 508 Accessibility

Storyline 2 supports Section 508 accessibility guidelines.

WCAG 2.0 Accessibility

Storyline 2 supports Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.