System Specifications

Authoring Content with SoftChalk Create
Hardware
Memory4 Gigabytes RAM recommended
Software
Operating SystemWindows 7/8/10, Macintosh OS X 10.6.3 or higher
BrowsersWindows: Mozilla/Firefox 10 or higher, Chrome 54.0.2840.99 m or higher, IE 11 or above*, Microsoft Edge*
Apple: Firefox, Safari 1.2 or higher, Chrome

Because of Microsoft restrictions on accessing interactive content in locally saved files, we do not recommend using either IE or Edge to preview lessons that are saved locally on your computer. Lessons saved to SoftChalk Cloud can be previewed using these browsers.

Supported Media TypesImages: gif, jpg, png
Audio: wav, au, mp3, mp4, aiff, ram
Video: avi, mov, mpg, YouTube—most video files can be linked or embedded into a lesson.
Other: PDFs, Webwidgets, Storyline, Articulate, Camtasia, Captivate, PowerPoint, Excel, Word—most files can be linked or embedded into a lesson.

For more details on authoring SoftChalk content, see our SoftChalk Create Guide and our SoftChalk Cloud Guide.

 

Viewing SoftChalk Create Content
Hardware
Memory/Disk SpaceSoftChalk content is viewed in a web browser, so no additional RAM or disk space is required beyond that required by the browser.
Software
Operating SystemsWindows: 7/8/10, VISTA
Apple: Macintosh OS X
BrowsersWindows: Chrome, Mozilla/Firefox 10 or higher, IE 11 or above, and Edge
Apple:
Firefox, Safari 1.x or higher, Chrome 54.0.2840.99 m or higher
Mobile Devices – WebViewing content on most smart phones and tablets is supported. No ”App” is required for viewing in a web browser. SoftChalk content can be viewed with most mobile-device web browsers. SoftChalk content has been tested with iPads, iPhones, and smart phones/tablets running Android 2 or higher operating system. (Chrome, Firefox, and Opera-mobile browser is recommended for use with Android devices.)

For more details on viewing SoftChalk content, see our Student Guide to SoftChalk Lessons.