Desktop/Client Software


macOS

System Requirements 350 MB of free hard disk space, 4 GB RAM (8 GB Recommended), macOS 10.11 or greater.  Screen resolution of 1280x900 or greater.    Retina Display support included for compatible screens.

NOTE:  Connected 10.1 is required for macOS Catalina (10.15.x).  All previous versions are not compatible.

NOTE:  Connected 10.x is required for macOS Mojave (10.14.x) to remove startup security messages and app compatibility warnings.  

NOTE:  macOS Time Machine is not recommended to be running during the use of Connected on a workstation or server.  


PC – Windows 7,8, or 10

System Requirements: 350 MB of free hard disk space, 4 GB RAM, Intel i3 or greater processor, Windows 7, 8, or 10 (64bit) Professional. Screen resolution of 1280x900 or greater.   UHD display support included for compatible screens

NOTE:   All versions of Windows must be 64 bit or Connected 10.x cannot be installed.  


Connected 10 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.


macOS Clients with a macOS Server

NOTE: All versions of Connected 10 require the Connected ODB Server Software to host the data on macOS

1-2 Users: macOS 10.11 or greater.  Install and use Connected ODB Server Software to host data.  NOTE: One computer can act as server and workstation
3+ Users: Dedicated server running macOS 10.11, or greater, to serve data. Install and use the Connected ODB server software (version 1.71) on a server. Contact Connected Support at (888) 414-2196 for more information on the ODB Server Software. 


NOTE:  macOS Time Machine is not recommended to be running during the use of Connected on a workstation or server.  


PC Clients with Windows Server

2-4 Users: Dedicated Windows 7/8/10  computer to serve data.  NOTE:   It is recommended that all multi-user versions of Connected use the ODB server software.
5+ Users: Dedicated Windows 2008/2012/2016 server (64 bit) running the Connected ODB server software (version 1.71) on server.  Contact Connected Support at (888) 414-2196 for more information on the ODB Server Software. 


NOTE: Write caching should be turned OFF on the PC workstations accessing the data.  This is not required for the server computer 


macOS and PC Clients with a macOS Server

2+ Users: Dedicated Mac OS 10.11 (or greater) server. Install and use the Connected ODB server software (version 1.71) on the server. Contact Connected Support at (888) 414-2196 for more information on the ODB Server Software.


NOTE: macOS Time Machine is not recommended to be running during the use of Connected on a workstation or server.  


macOS and PC Clients with Windows Server

2+ Users: Dedicated Windows Server running 64 bit version of Windows.   Install and use the Connected ODB server software (version 1.71) on the server. Contact Connected Support at (888) 414-2196 for more information on the ODB Server Software.


NOTE: Write caching should be turned OFF on the Windows workstations accessing the data.  This is not required for the server computer 


Compatible Third Party Applications

macOS Compatible Third Party Applications - Connected 10.x

E-mail: Outlook 2016/2019 or current Office 365 version. Apple Mail (macOS 10.11 or greater)
Spreadsheet: Microsoft Excel 2016/2019 or current Office 365 version.  
PDF: Built into Connected 10


PC Compatible Third Party Applications - Connected 10.x

Email: Microsoft Outlook 2013/2016/2019 or current Office 365 Version  (32 or 64 bit)
Spreadsheet: Microsoft Excel  2013/2016/2019 or current Office 365 Version (32 or 64 bit)
PDF: Built into Connected 10

Dashboard/Analytics: Microsoft Power BI (64bit ODBC driver required)


Connected on Demand

Coming Soon.  Connected on Demand will be updated to Connected 10 in August/September 2019.