Emergent’s software requires functioning computers which meet the following minimum specifications:

Emergent’s software has two components; a "Server" and a "Workstation". The Server is where the database is located and the database contains file-specific information. The Workstation is where the software you see is installed. The software accesses file-specific information in the database located on your server.

The following are the specifications for both components.


  • Microsoft Server Operating System 2008R2 or 2012
  • 8GB+ of RAM
  • 8 GB free hard drive space


  • Microsoft Windows® 7, 8.1 or 10
  • Microsoft® Word 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016
  • 200 MB free hard disk space
  • 4GB+ of RAM
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader Version 10+
  • A minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 is required