Create Local Launch

Local Launch

By now I hope that you all have seen the new SoftChalk Cloud feature we released on Tuesday, or if you have not seen it in action you have at least heard the buzz around it! SoftChalk Cloud released its Local Launch feature and it has brought the two worlds of SoftChalk (Desktop and Cloud) together.

So what does this really mean for you?

point SoftChalk Cloud users, the meaning of this is…

  1. You now have the capability to create and edit your lessons with or without an Internet connection. Yes, all of those times you had a deadline and your Internet failed or you happened to be out of town in a remote location and you needed to finish your SoftChalk lesson, stress no more!
  2. IMPORTANT- Please refer to our latest blog post for the most up to date information on our Local Launch feature.
point SoftChalk Desktop users, this means the incentive to move to the Cloud just got that much stronger.

  1. Now you can enjoy everything you have been using with the Desktop, PLUS great features that include anytime/anywhere access, tracking student scores outside a LMS system, collaboration with colleagues and easy content delivery.
  2. Use the Cloud with an Internet connection or Create Local Launch without one or even use Create Local Launch with the Internet for a quicker way to pull up the editor window!

If you are already a Cloud user we would love to hear your thoughts on this new feature. If you are a Desktop user we would love to hear your thoughts on why you are now definitely switching to the Cloud or what might still be holding you back.

Either way, this is just one more way we here at SoftChalk hope creating lessons and content has become easier and more efficient.




  1. cjfich

    I’m getting an error when I download SoftChalk Local Launch. I have a Macintosh OX 10. Error reads as follows: unable to establish web launch params: 1. SoftChalk will close. Please help! I need to edit my lessons. BTW, I don’t have the SoftChalk desktop version. Just the Cloud

    • Natalie

      Good afternoon! Sorry you’re running into an issue! I have passed this information along to our Support Team and someone will get in touch with you right away to assist.

      Natalie S.

      • cjfich

        Thank you. My Macintosh is new. Used to have this on my old Windows PC

  2. Patrick nolan

    Has this issue been addressed?

    I to am on a mac, running OS 10.9.5, I also do not not have the Softchalk desktop version just sampling the cloud.

    • Patrick nolan

      Fixed a relaunch after ejecting install media resolved the issue.

      • Natalie

        Hi Patrick,

        We’re glad to hear that your issue was resolved! Enjoy SoftChalk Cloud & SoftChalk Local Launch! Should anything come up in the future and you need assistance, please email and someone from our Support Team will reach out to help.

        Natalie S.

  3. Sian

    When I launch softchalk create on my windows 10 machine the application size is way too small. How do I change the size of the application when it is launched?

    • Natalie

      Hi Sian,

      Thank you for reaching out! I see that you submitted a request with our Support Team about this. Someone will be in touch to assist.

      Natalie S.

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