Computer requirements

Before you install the software, ensure the computer meets the following minimum requirements:


Windows operating system

macOS operating system


Supported operating systems

Windows 11

Windows 10

macOS Sonoma (14)

macOS Ventura (13)

macOS Monterey (12)

macOS Big Sur (11)

macOS Catalina (10.15)


Mac computers with Apple silicon must have Rosetta 2 installed if you:

  • Use SMART Notebook with the "Open using Rosetta" option set to enable use of 3D object manipulation or the SMART Document Camera viewer in SMART Notebook.

  • Run the firmware updater for SMART Board M700 series interactive whiteboards.


Minimum hard disk space

4.7 GB

3.6 GB

Minimum specs for standard and high definition displays (up to 1080p and similar)

Minimum processor

Intel Core m3

Any computer supported by macOS Monterey (12) or later

Any computer supported by macOS Catalina (10.15) or later

Minimum RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Minimum specs for ultra high definition displays (4K)

Minimum graphics card

Discrete GPU


SMART strongly recommends that your video card meets or exceeds the minimum requirements. Although SMART Notebook can run with an integrated GPU, your experience and SMART Notebook’s performance can vary depending on the GPU’s capabilities, the operating system, and other running applications.


Minimum processor/system

Intel Core i3

Late 2013 Retina MacBook Pro or later (minimum)

Late 2013 Mac Pro (recommended)

Minimum RAM

8 GB

8 GB

Other requirements


Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 or later for SMART Notebook software and SMART Ink

Microsoft Visual Studio Tools 2010 for Office for SMART Ink

Acrobat Reader 8.0 or later

DirectX technology 10 or later for SMART Notebook software

DirectX 10 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software


  • All required third-party software is built into the installation executable and is installed automatically in the correct order when you run the EXE.

  • These are the minimum requirements for SMART Notebook. SMART recommends updating to the most recent versions of the software listed above.


Web Access

Required for downloading and activating SMART software

Required for downloading and activating SMART software


Operating systems and other third-party software released after this SMART software might not be supported.