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FotoWeb Desktop client requirements

System requirements to run the FotoWeb Desktop suite on clients.

When is FotoWeb Desktop needed?

A client installation of the FotoWeb Desktop suite is required for the following functionality: 

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

FotoWeb Desktop client requirements

  •  Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Apple Mac OS Lion (10.7) through El Capitan (10.11)

  • .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.

  • Adobe CS5, CS6 or Creative Cloud required to use the extensions for Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. See notes on Creative Cloud support below.

Adobe Creative Suite / Creative Cloud support

The FotoWeb extension for InDesign requires InDesign CC 2015 or newer.