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System Requirements

Kidspiration 1.0a Updater

Kidspiration 1.0a Mac® OS X Updater

Kidspiration 1.0a OS X Permissions Updater

Frequently Asked Questions

 


System Requirements


Macintosh®
Macintosh or Power Macintosh
System 7.1, 8.0, 9.0 or OS X
2 MB available RAM
640x480 display, 256-color display
5 MB available hard drive minimum,
30 MB hard drive available for all symbols and Help
CD-ROM drive (for installation only)
Optional: Macintosh compatible printer
Optional: Internet browser
Optional: Microphone
 

Windows®
486 processor or higher
Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT 4.0, ME or XP
8 MB RAM
640x480 display, 256-color display
Windows compatible graphics card
5 MB available hard drive minimum,
20 MB hard drive available for all symbols and Help
CD-ROM drive (for installation only)
Optional: Windows compatible printer
Optional: Internet browser
Optional: Soundcard and speakers
Optional: Microphone
 


Kidspiration 1.0a Updater


Download the Kidspiration® 1.0a updater
This maintenance release updates users of Kidspiration 1 to version 1.0a. The free update includes improved Windows XP installer compatibility, Inspiration® Outliner SmartApplet compatibility, and decreased disk space requirements when used with Macintosh Manager.
 

Note: There are separate updaters for the U.S. and International English editions.
 

Select the operating system you use:

Macintosh
This maintenance release includes improved Windows XP installer compatibility, Inspiration® Outliner SmartApplet compatibility, and decreased disk space requirements when used with Macintosh Manager.
 

How to download and run the updater
Click the appropriate edition link below. Once the download is complete, you may need to use Stuffit Expander to decompress the file. (Stuffit Expander is available free from their web site.) Then double click on the file "Kidspiration 1.0a Updater."
 

U.S. edition
Download the 1.0a updater for Macintosh (1.3 MB).
 

International English edition
Download the 1.0a updater for Macintosh (1.3 MB).

 

 

Windows
This maintenance release includes improved Windows XP installer compatibility, Inspiration® Outliner SmartApplet compatibility, and decreased disk space requirements when used with Macintosh Manager.
 

How to download and run the updater
Click the appropriate edition link below. Once the download is complete, double click on the file "Kidspiration 1.0a Updater."
 

U.S. edition
Download the 1.0a updater for Windows (1 MB).
 

International English edition
Download the 1.0a updater for Windows (1 MB).
 


Kidspiration 1.0a Mac® OS X Updater


Download the Kidspiration® 1.0a OS X updater
With this free update, Kidspiration 1.0a supports Macintosh® OS X as a carbonized application.
 

Users currently running Kidspiration 1 will be updated to version 1.0a. In addition to carbonizing Kidspiration, this update includes improved Windows XP installer compatibility, Inspiration® Outliner SmartApplet compatibility, and decreased disk space requirements when used with Macintosh Manager.

 

Please note:
Kidspiration 1.0a requires Mac OS X version 10.1.5 or higher.
The 1.0a OS X updater is for the US version of Kidspiration only and is not compatible with the Kidspiration International English edition.

 

How to download and run the updater
Kidspiration 1.0a requires Mac OS X version 10.1.5 or higher.

Running the Kidspiration 1.0a OS X Updater will update your existing version of Kidspiration. To continue to also run Kidspiration in OS 9, it is recommended that you make a separate copy of the Kidspiration® folder to use as the OS X version. If you did not customize the installation of Kidspiration, this folder will be located in the Applications (Mac OS 9) folder.

Click the 1.0a updater link below.
 

Download the Kidspiration 1.0a updater.
 

To complete the update, drag the Kidspiration icons to your previously installed Kidspiration® folder. When finished, it is recommended that you move this folder to your Applications folder.
 

If you would also like to use the OS X-native version of our help system, please download the help updater.
 


Kidspiration 1.0a OS X Permissions Updater

Download the Kidspiration® 1.0a OS X Permissions Updater
This updater adjusts Macintosh OS X permissions settings to support multi-user workstation configurations. If you are running OS X in a multi-user environment, this will ensure that users other than the owner or administrator are able to access and run Kidspiration.

 


If you're running Kidspiration from a server, please follow the network install instructions included with your volume license.

 


For registered users, an updated Kidspiration CD-ROM is available at no cost. Please contact technical support to receive the updated CD-ROM. Be sure to include your serial number and your current shipping address.

 

How to download and run the permissions updater
This permissions updater works with a previously installed copy of Kidspiration 1.0a running on Mac OS X.

 


Download the permissions updater for Macintosh OS X.

 


To complete the update, log into OS X as an Administrator, launch the updater by double-clicking on the DMG file, and follow onscreen instructions.
 


Frequently Asked Questions