General

Lectora System Requirements

Lectora Desktop

Lectora Online

Lectora Desktop

System Requirements

Be sure you meet the following minimum system requirements before installing the program:

  • Intel or AMD class processor
  • 500MB free RAM
  • 1.1GB free hard disk space for the application
  • BranchTrack and eLearning Brothers integrations: require Internet access.
  • A monitor with a minimum resolution of 1024×768

Operating System

Lectora is a 32 bit application and runs on the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8

Lectora Inspire 18 and older versions only:

  • Snagit: support 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.
  • Camtasia: support 64 bit versions of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 (required to install Camtasia & Snagit; not required for Lectora)

Viewing Systems:

Published content is compatible with the following browsers:

Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge 80+

Titles published for offline use can be written to external media such as CD-ROMs and Flash drives and require one of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8

Published Outputs

The program supports publishing to:

  • External media (CD-ROMs and Flash drives, for example) – offline use
  • Web servers (HTML)
  • Learning Management Systems ( AICC, SCORM 1.1, SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004 3rd edition)
  • Learning Record Store (cmi5, xAPI)

Lectora Online

Authoring Systems:

A device connected to the Internet (broadband recommended) running a modern internet browser.

Supported browsers:

  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer 11 or higher
  • Microsoft Edge 80+

Viewing Systems:

Published content is compatible with the following browsers:

Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge 80+

Published Outputs

The program supports publishing to:

  • Web servers (HTML)
  • Learning Management Systems ( AICC, SCORM 1.1, SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004 3rd edition)
  • Learning Record Store (cmi5, xAPI)

Supported Media:

Images: GIF, JPG, BMP, PNG

Audio: MP3, WMA, WAV, AU, M4A, FLV, ASF

Video: MP4, WMV, FLV, AVI, MOV, M4V, F4V, ASF

Documents: RTF, TXT

Import Options:

PKG files: Titles exported from Lectora (desktop) or Lectora Online as package files can be imported into Lectora Online as new titles

PPT files: PowerPoint 2007+ presentations can be imported into Lectora Online to create new titles

Extensibility Options:

Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, ASP, JSP, PHP, ColdFusion

This article last reviewed Jan, 2021. The software may have changed since the last review. Please visit our Release Notes to learn more about version updates.