What are Picaboo Yearbook's minimum system requirements?


Minimum System Requirements

Picaboo Yearbooks is compatible with Mac OS X version 10.6 or newer. If you have a version older than 10.6, we suggest upgrading your system or using a different computer to use Picaboo. We recommend using a dual core, 1.83GHz or faster processor with at least 1GB of RAM and 200 MB of disk space.

Picaboo is also compatible with Windows Vista and Windows 7. With Windows we recommend using a 2.33GHz or faster processor with at least 1 GB of RAM, 200 MB of disk space, and a minimum monitor resolution of 1280x800.

You will likely need a high-speed Internet connection (DSL, cable modem, or LAN-based) when you're ready to upload project.

Adobe Flash Player 11 or above will be needed. To update to the latest version of Adobe Flash Player, click here. The minimum system requirements for Adobe Flash Player 11 can be found here.

JRE version 1.6.0_29 or later (for both Windows and OS X). To update Java and ensure you're using the latest version, please click here.


Optimal Recommended System Requirements

  • 2.5GHZ Dual Core processor or faster
  • 2GB RAM or greater
  • 10Mbps download speed, 5Mbps upload speed

If your computer doesn't meet the Optimal Recommended requirements, but does meet the Minimum system requirements, the program will run, but you may experience some slowness, depending on the size or your project.

Additionally, Picaboo will work with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari, but is optimized to work best with Google Chrome.

If you're working on a very large book in Firefox and encounter slowness, we recommend switching to Google Chrome. If that isn't an option, the following documentation will provide information on how to speed up the process in Firefox: Click here


Checking your system

To check your internet speed:

Visit http://www.speedtest.net/ and click on Begin Test.

To check your computer's speed:

For Mac: Click on the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen, then click on About This Mac.

For PC: Click on the Start menu, then right click on My Computer and select Properties.

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