Connected Version 7.3

GENERAL NOTE:   Connected 7.3 is only compatible up until Mac OS 10.10.  If you are using Mac OS 10.11 or greater, Connected 8.0 or greater is required for compatibility in multiple areas.   


Mac OS

System Requirements: 275 MB of free hard disk space, 4 GB RAM, Intel processor, OS 10.6 or greater. Screen resolution of 1280x900 or greater. 

NOTE:  Connected 7.1 or greater is required for Mac OS 10.8 or 10.9.  Connected 7.3 is required for Mac OS 10.10, but Connected 8 is recommended.  Connected 8 is required for Mac OS 10.11 or greater.

Click Here for information on installation with Gatekeeper enabled in Mac OS 10.8, 10.9, or 10.10.

Mac OS Time Machine is not recommended to be running during the use of Connected on a workstation or server.  

 

PC – Windows 7 or 8

System Requirements Requirements: 275MB of free hard disk space, 4 GB RAM, Intel i3 or greater processor, Windows 7 or 8 (32 or 64bit) Professional. Screen resolution of 1280x900 or greater.     

NOTE:   Connected 8.x is required for Windows 10.   Windows 10 is not supported with Connected 7.x

 

PC – Windows XP

Recommended Minimum Requirements: 275MB of free hard disk space, 1GB RAM, Pentium IV or greater processor, Windows XP Professional SP3. Screen resolution of 1280x900 or greater. NOTE:   Windows 7 or 8 are the primary PC operating platforms for Connected 7.  Although Windows XP can still run the application, it is strongly recommended that Windows 7 or 8 be used. Limited support is available for Windows XP.

 

Connected 7 Server/Network Configurations

The following section outlines the required server/network configurations based on the platform/client operating system that is accessing the Connected data file. NOTE: Ethernet is recommended for all multi-user versions of Connected. Although wireless networking options are available, they are not recommended.

Mac Clients with a Mac Server
2-3 Users: Dedicated Mac OS 10.6 or greater to serve data. All connections to server made via AFP, not SMB.
4+ Users: Dedicated Mac OS 10.7 (or greater) to serve data. Install and use the Connected ODB server software (version 1.61) on a server which uses a fixed IP address to connect to the data file.   Contact Connected Support at (888) 414-2196 for more information on the ODB Server Software.

PC Clients with Windows Server
2-5 Users: Dedicated Windows 7/8 computer to serve data.
6+ Users: Dedicated Windows 2003, 2008, or 2012 server is recommended.
NOTE: Write caching should be turned OFF on the Windows workstations accessing the data.  

Mac & PC Clients with a Mac Server
2+ Users: Dedicated Mac OS 10.7 (or greater). Install and use the Connected ODB server software (version 1.61) on the server which uses a fixed IP address to connect to the data file.   WARNING:  The Connected ODB Server software MUST be used when sharing data from a Mac server between Mac and Windows clients. Contact Connected Support at (888) 414-2196 for more information on the ODB Server Software. 

Mac & PC Clients with Windows Server
2+ Users: Dedicated Windows 2003, 2008, or 2012 server with Macintosh Services installed (when available).
NOTE: Write caching should be turned OFF on the Windows workstations accessing the data.  

 

Mac Compatible Third Party Applications - Connected 7.3

E-mail: Email: Microsoft Outlook 2011, Microsoft Entourage 2008, or Apple Mail
Spreadsheet: Microsoft Excel v2008 or v2011.  NOTE:   User's of Office 365 for Mac or Office 2016 require Connected 8.  Users of Apple Mail in Mac OS 10.11, require Connected 8.   Users of Mac OS 10.11 or greater, require Connected 8 for spreadsheet export.

PDF: Built into Connected 7

PC Compatible Third Party Applications - Connected 7.3

Email: Microsoft Outlook 2007, 2010, or 2013.
Spreadsheet: Microsoft Excel  2007, 2010, or 2013
PDF: Built into Connected 7