|Article #: IAR1026F||Product: Flare||Version: 2018 r2|
The following is the listing of system requirements to run MadCap Flare 2018 r2.
An Internet Connection is required to download certain components of the Requirements (.NET Framework).
4096 MB memory (RAM)
1.4 GB available hard drive space
Intel Pentium 4
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10, 32 or 64 bit, including all required updates
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6
Servers hosting WebHelp Plus or Server-Based HTML5 also need .NET Framework
Source Control integration supports: Team Foundation Server 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, or 2018
Subversion 1.5.3, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8 or 1.9, GIT 1.9.4 and Perforce 2014.1, 2015.2, 2018.1
Equation rendering requires Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 7.51
Building targets using Elasticsearch locally on your machine requires Java Development Kit (JDK) version 1.8 (64-bit) Servers hosting Elasticsearch also require JDK 1.8 (64-bit), IIS, and .NET Core 1.1.6 Hosting Bundle
SharePoint integration supports: SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 365
Support of EPS images requires Ghostscript
Adobe FrameMaker 7 through 2017 (for Import of FrameMaker content)
WebHelp and HTML5 responsive output are supported by the latest versions of the following browsers:
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer (required to view the Skin Editor in Flare)
- Microsoft Edge
- Mozilla Firefox
Note: HTML5 responsive output and skin editor require IE 11 or newer
Note: 32-bit JRE is needed if using the 32-bit version of Flare. Otherwise a 64-bit version is required.
Note: 32-bit Ghostscript is needed if using the 32-bit version of Flare. Otherwise a 64-bit version is required.
Note: We recommend a hard drive speed of 7200 rpm or above for optimum performance and reduced compile times
MadCap products currently require Microsoft Windows. Several users have installed Windows on their Macs using programs that enable them to run Windows. The system requirements remain the same for the version of Windows running on a Mac.
If there are difficulties installing Flare after fulfilling the items on this checklist, please contact MadCap Technical Support.
October 31, 2018
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