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System Requirements for Fotoware Plugins client software

System requirements to run the FotoWeb Desktop suite on clients.

When are Fotoware Plugins needed?

A client installation of the Fotoware Plugins suite is required for the following functionality: 

  • Check Out/In
  • Check out and open asset in locally installed associated application
  • Image Edit, Crop, and Upload
  • Placing assets in Microsoft Office
  • Opening and editing assets in Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign

Fotoware Plugins client requirements

  •  Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, MacOS X 10.13 - 11.0 (from High Sierra to Big Sur)

  • .NET Framework 4.6.2 Client Profile (Windows - will be downloaded by installer if not already present on the system. .NET framework 4.5 will also work.)

  • Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime (Windows - will be downloaded by installer if not already present on the system)

  • Minimum 1 GB RAM, 2 GB recommended

  • Microsoft Office 2013*, 2016, or Office 365 for Windows desktop required to use the plugins for Word and PowerPoint. Office for iOS and Office for Mac are not supported.

* Office 2013 is no longer supported after January 2021

  • The Fotoware extensions for Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign require Adobe Creative Cloud 2020 or newer.