System Requirements

Windows 7,
Windows Server 2008

Windows 8,
Windows Server 2012

Windows 10,
Windows Server 2016

Disk Space
Minimum 500MB 500MB 500MB
Recommended 2GB+ 2GB+ 2GB+
Minimum 1.8GHz 1.8GHz 1.8GHz
Recommended 2.2GHz+ 2.2GHz+ 2.2GHz+
Minimum 1GB 1GB 1GB
Recommended 2GB+ 2GB+ 2GB+
Recommended 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution display
Browser Support
Supported Internet Explorer 11, MS Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari, MS Edge Chromium Beta latest versions

User Account Control (UAC)

  • User Account Control Settings set to 'Never Notify'
  • Internet Explorer 11 (Note: IE 9 and 10 support is dropped as of R2 2016 release).
  • Chrome latest version
  • FireFox latest version
  • Edge latest version
  • Edge Chromium Beta latest version
  • Safari latest version (5.1.7)

Test Studio VS plugin

  • IDE (Visual Studio plug-in only):┬áVisual Studio 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 Professional or higher.

    • You must run Visual Studio as Administrator
    • Visual Studio projects should target .Net 4.5 or higher.
    • Visual Studio 2017 requires additional Individual components on top of its default installation.

Data Binding


Supported Databases

  • MongoDB 3.0+, 4.0+ (Note: MongoDB requires at least 4 Gb of free space on machine where the Storage server is installed)

Source Control

  • Git

  • TFS

    • Visual Studio has built-in TFS integration


    • Test Studio Standalone version on a machine with installed: Team Explorer 2013 (Visual Studio plugin - available from a MSDN account) or supported Visual Studio version. If using product version R2 2017 SP1 or later - no additional tools have to be installed on the machine.

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.
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