Presenter '09: System Requirements

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Here are the minimum system requirements for authoring and viewing Presenter '09 courses.

Hardware for Authoring Content


500 megahertz (MHz) processor or higher (32- or 64-bit)


256 MB minimum

Available disk space:

100 MB minimum


800 X 600 screen resolution (1,024 x 768 or higher recommended)


Sound card and microphone (if recording narration)

Software for Authoring Content

Operating System:

Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 or later, Windows XP SP2 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)

.NET Runtime:

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

Microsoft PowerPoint:

PowerPoint 2000, PowerPoint 2002 (PowerPoint XP), PowerPoint 2003, PowerPoint 2007 or 32 Bit PowerPoint 2010

Microsoft Word:

Word 2000, Word 2002 (Word XP), Word 2003, Word 2007, or 32 Bit Word 2010

Adobe Flash Player:

Adobe Flash Player 6.0.79 or later (

Compatibility and Integrations

  • Studio ’09 products will happily work with content created in previous versions
  • Previous versions cannot open content created in Studio ’09

Browsers for Viewing Published Content

Flash Player 6.0.79 or later (Flash Player 7 or later recommended), and one of these browsers:

  • Windows: Internet Explorer versions 6-11, Firefox 1.x and later, Safari 3 and later, Google Chrome, Opera 9.5 and later
  • Macintosh: Safari 3 and later,Firefox 1.x and later, Google Chrome
  • Linux: Firefox 1.x and later

For CD-published courses, you'll need Internet Explorer 6 or later with Flash Player 6.0.79 or later.