This article lists the system requirements for the latest and earlier versions of Adobe Technical Communication Suite.

Technical Communication Suite

  • Core i5 or faster processor
  • 64-bit CPU and operating system
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10 or 8.1
  • 16 GB or higher RAM recommended
  • 128 GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • JRE 8
  • Maximum supported screen resolution – 4K (3480 x 2160, 8.3 megapixels, aspect ratio 16:9)
  • Microsoft® PowerPoint 2016, 2013, or 2010 (is required if installing Adobe Presenter)

This software does not operate without activation. A broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to Online Services.

Phone activation is not available.

Nota:

This product may integrate with or allow or facilitate access to certain online services provided or hosted by Adobe (“Adobe Online Service”) or Third-Party Providers (“Third Party Online Services”). Adobe Online Service and Third Party Online Services are collectively referred to as Online Service. Online Services are available only to users age 13 years and older. Adobe Online Service require agreement to additional terms of use, Adobe.com Terms of Use (http://www.adobe.com/go/terms)  and Adobe’s online privacy policy (www.adobe.com/go/terms) and Third Party Online Services are governed by terms, conditions, disclaimers, and notices found on website of such Third-Party Providers or otherwise associated with such Third Party Online Services. Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

Supported software

  • Microsoft® Word 2013, 2010, or Office 365 (only document downloaded from Office 365)
  • Acrobat Desktop Application version XI, Pro 2015, Pro (2017 release) or the latest version
  • Adobe Captivate 2019
  • Adobe Presenter 11.1
  • OpenText EMC Documentum
  • Microsoft® SharePoint Online
  • Adobe Experience Manager 6.5, 6.4, or 6.3
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps Server
  • Git, GitHub
  • DITA-OT 3.x

Language versions

This product is available in the following languages: 

  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • 日本語

Technical Communication Suite (2019 release)

  • Core i3 or faster processor
  • 64-bit CPU and operating system
  • 4 GB or higher RAM
  • 10 GB of available disk space for installation, additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • Maximum supported screen resolution – 4K (3480 x 2160, 8.3 megapixels, aspect ratio 16:9)
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8.1, or 7
  • JRE 8
  • Microsoft® PowerPoint 2016, 2013, or 2010 (is required if installing Adobe Presenter)

This software does not operate without activation. A broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to Online Services.
Phone activation is not available.

Nota:

This product may integrate with or allow or facilitate access to certain online services provided or hosted by Adobe (“Adobe Online Service”) or Third-Party Providers (“Third Party Online Services”). Adobe Online Service and Third Party Online Services are collectively referred to as Online Service. Online Services are available only to users age 13 years and older. Adobe Online Service require agreement to additional terms of use, Adobe.com Terms of Use (http://www.adobe.com/go/terms)  and Adobe’s online privacy policy (www.adobe.com/go/terms) and Third Party Online Services are governed by terms, conditions, disclaimers, and notices found on website of such Third-Party Providers or otherwise associated with such Third Party Online Services. Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

Supported software 

  • Microsoft® Word 2016, 2013, or 2010
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017, Pro DC
  • Adobe Captivate 2019*
  • Adobe Presenter 11.1
  • Adobe Presenter Video Express (2017 release)
  • Microsoft® SharePoint 2016, 2013, 2010, or Online
  • Adobe Experience Manager (previously Adobe CQ) 6.4, 6.3, 6.2
  • DITA-OT 3.0, 2.3 

Nota:

* Adobe Captivate voices 32- and 64-bit, along with Adobe eLearning assets, are offered as Adobe TCS add-ons. However, retail subscription users, including those who have purchased from other buying programs offering subscription, do not have access to Adobe TCS add-ons.

Language versions 

This product is available in the following languages: 

  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Français
  • 日本語

Technical Communication Suite (2017 release)

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8.1, or 7
  • 1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • 7 GB of available disk space for installation, additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • JRE 8 
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Maximum supported screen resolution – 4K (3480 x 2160, 8.3 megapixels, aspect ratio 16:9)

This software does not operate without activation. A broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to Online Services.
Phone activation is not available.

Nota:

This product may integrate with or allow or facilitate access to certain online services provided or hosted by Adobe (“Adobe Online Service”) or Third-Party Providers (“Third Party Online Services”). Adobe Online Service and Third Party Online Services are collectively referred to as Online Service. Online Services are available only to users age 13 years and older. Adobe Online Service require agreement to additional terms of use, Adobe.com Terms of Use (http://www.adobe.com/go/terms)  and Adobe’s online privacy policy (www.adobe.com/go/terms) and Third Party Online Services are governed by terms, conditions, disclaimers, and notices found on website of such Third-Party Providers or otherwise associated with such Third Party Online Services. Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

Supported software 

  • Microsoft® Office 365 (only document downloaded from Office 365) or Microsoft® Word 2013, 2010
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro 2017, Pro DC (2015 release), or XI
  • Adobe Captivate 2017, 9, 8, or 7
  • Adobe Presenter 11
  • Adobe Presenter Video Express (2017 release)
  • EMC Documentum 7.2
  • Microsoft® SharePoint 2013 or 2010
  • Adobe Experience Manager (previously Adobe CQ) 6.3, 6.2, or 6.1
  • DitaExchange
  • DITA-OT 2.3

Language versions 

This product is available in the following languages: 

  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Français
  • 日本語

Technical Communication Suite (2015 release)

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7, 8.1, or 10
  • 1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • 7 GB of available disk space for installation, additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • JRE 7
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution (1280 x 800 recommended) with 16-bit video card

This software does not operate without activation. A broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to Online Services.
Phone activation is not available.

Nota:

This product may integrate with or allow or facilitate access to certain online services provided or hosted by Adobe (“Adobe Online Service”) or Third-Party Providers (“Third Party Online Services”). Adobe Online Service and Third Party Online Services are collectively referred to as Online Service. Online Services are available only to users age 13 years and older. Adobe Online Service require agreement to additional terms of use, Adobe.com Terms of Use (http://www.adobe.com/go/terms)  and Adobe’s online privacy policy (www.adobe.com/go/terms) and Third Party Online Services are governed by terms, conditions, disclaimers, and notices found on website of such Third-Party Providers or otherwise associated with such Third Party Online Services. Online Services are not available in all countries or languages, may require user registration, and may be discontinued or modified in whole or in part without notice. Additional fees or subscription charges may apply.

Supported software

  • Microsoft® Office 365 (only documents downloaded from Office 365) or Microsoft® Word 2016, 2013, 2010 
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro DC (2015 release) or XI
  • Adobe Captivate 9, 8 or 7
  • EMC Documentum 6.7
  • Microsoft® SharePoint 2013, or 2010
  • Adobe Experience Manager (previously Adobe CQ) 6.1 or 5.5
  • DitaExchange
  • DITA-OT 2.1

Language versions 

This product is available in the following languages: 
  • Deutsch
  • English
  • Français
  • 日本語