System Requirements

Windows Vista

Windows 7,
Windows Server 2008

Windows 8,
Windows Server 2012

Windows 10

Disk Space
Minimum 500MB 500MB 500MB 500MB
Recommended 2GB+ 2GB+ 2GB+ 2GB+
Minimum 1.5GHz 1.8GHz 1.8GHz 1.8GHz
Recommended 2.0GHz+ 2.2GHz+ 2.2GHz+ 2.2GHz+
Minimum 768MB 1GB 1GB 1GB
Recommended 1.5GB+ 2GB+ 2GB+ 2GB+
Recommended 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution display
Browser Support
Supported Internet Explorer 9, 10 & 11; Chrome, Firefox and Safari latest versions

Test Studio is migrating to .Net 4.5 officially with the R3 2015 SP1 release, expected in January 2016.
Users will have to upgrade their Visual Studio projects to .Net 4.5.

User Account Control (UAC)

  • User Account Control Settings set to 'Never Notify'
  • Internet Explorer 11 (IE9 & 10 are also supported, see IE Microsoft support lifecycle here)
  • Chrome latest version
  • FireFox latest version
  • Safari latest version (5.1.7)

Test Studio VS plugin

  • IDE (Visual Studio plug-in only):┬áVisual Studio 2012, 2013 and 2015 Professional or higher.

    • You must run Visual Studio as Administrator

Data Binding


  • .NET 4.5

Supported Databases

  • Scheduling server: MongoDB 3.0

Source Control

Standalone version on a machine without Visual Studio:

  • Team Explorer VS plugin:

  • Visual Studio has built-in TFS integration.

Build Server / Continuous Integration

If executing via MSTest

  • Visual Studio (see above requirements) with VS plugin, or

  • MSTest.exe installed on agent and controller

  • Test Studio Runtime or above installed on agent

If executing via ArtOfTest.Runner

Beta Software

  • Operating systems and web browsers in the beta stage are not supported.