SAFARI Montage® 5.3.x System Requirements


Clients Using Microsoft® Windows®


Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista®
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
Web Browsers
  • Internet Explorer®
    • 9.0 (Windows 7 and Vista)
    • 8.0 (all supported Operating Systems)
    • 7.0 (Windows XP)
  • Firefox®
    • 11.0 (all supported Operating Systems)
Minimum Hardware
  • 1.8 GHz CPU (Recommended: 2.0 GHz or greater)
  • 512 MB RAM (Recommended: 1 GB or greater)
  • 128 MB of Video RAM

Clients Using Apple® Mac OS®


Operating System
  • Mac OS X v10.7.3
  • Mac OS X v10.6.8 (32 and 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X v10.5.8
Web Browsers
  • Safari®
    • 5.1 (OS X 10.7 and 10.6)
    • 5.0 (OS X 10.6 and 10.5)
  • Firefox
    • 11.0 (all supported Operating Systems)
Minimum Hardware
  • Power PC® G5 (Recommended: Intel® processor)
  • 1.6 GHz CPU (Recommended: 2.0 GHz or greater)
  • 512 MB RAM (Recommended: 1 GB or greater)
  • 128 MB Video RAM

Browser Plug-ins (All Platforms)


  • SAFARI Montage Media Player
    • Plays both Windows Media® and Apple QuickTime® (Apple QuickTime 7.6 required)

    Installers

    Required for:

    • Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7 Compatibility
    • Digital Curriculum Presenter (DCP)
    • Pathways SM
    • SAFARI Montage Managed Home Access Module
    • Closed Captioning Toggle
    • Alternate Language Audio Tracks
    • Enhanced Full-Screen Playback
    • Playback of Career Clips Content
  • Apple QuickTime
    • Required for Windows operating systems and Mac OS for playback of QuickTime and H.264 content, and Managed Home Access.

      • X (OS X 10.7 and 10.6)
      • 7.7 (OS X 10.7, 10.6 and 10.5 / Windows 7, Vista and XP)
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player 11 (Windows XP and Windows Vista) or Microsoft Windows Media Player 12 (Windows 7)
    • Required for the playback of Windows Media. Windows Media playback not available on Mac OS.
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10 – Required for Visual Dictionary interactive image package.
  • Adobe® Acrobat® Reader X
  • Sun® Java® 6 Standard Edition – required for CreationStation uploads.
  • Cyber-Science 3D Viewer
    • Required to view Cyber-Science Interactive 3D models

    Installers

    • Version 3.1.66 (Windows 7, Vista, XP)
    • Version 3.1.64 (Mac OS X)
    • Note: Cyber-Science 3D Viewer is not supported under OS X 10.7 (Lion).

Additional Local Software


Additional software maybe required to create or view certain CreationStation content.

  • Software clients for the associated file types
    • SMART Notebook® software / SMART Notebook Interactive Viewer software – .NOTEBOOK / .NBK
    • Promethean® ActivInspire® / ActiveStudio® / Flipchart Viewer - .FLIPCHART / .FLP / .AS3A
    • Hitachi® StarBoard® – .YAR
    • eInstruction® Workspace - .GWB
    • Microsoft Office / Office Vewiers – .DOC/.DOCX, .XLS/.XLSX, .PPT/.PPTX
    • OpenOffice.org® - .SDW/.ODT, .SDC/.ODS, .SDD/.ODP, .ODG; .ODF, .SDP
    • Apple iWork® - .PAGES, .NUMBERS, .KEY
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader - .PDF
    • An EPUB® Reader - .LIT, .EPUB
  • Interactive Whiteboard Integration – supported software versions.
    • SMART Notebook Software / Notebook Interactive Viewer – v 9.5 or greater
    • Promethean ActivInspire (v 1.5 or greater) / ActiveStudio (v 2.5 or greater) / Flipchart Viewer
    • StarBoard (v 8.11 or greater) / StarBoard LE – Viewer Only (v 3.0 or greater) / StarBoard for OS X (v 9.2 or greater)
    • eInstruction Workspace for Windows (v 8.90 or greater) / eInstruction Workspace for OS X (v 5.10 or greater)

Managed Home Access Clients


  • SAFARI Montage Media Player 5.3.x
  • Apple QuickTime
  • 768kbps Broadband Internet Connection

Local Area Network


  • 100Mb Wired Ethernet
  • NetBIOS Protocol
    • Windows: “Client for Microsoft Networks” protocol must be active on client machines.
    • OS X: The “Samba” suite of protocols is already active. No changes are required.
  • Switched Backbone
  • Full Duplex