System requirements

To install Jive for Office, you need the appropriate versions and service packs for Microsoft Office and a supported Windows operating system.

Hardware requirements

Jive for Office requires the same hardware as the running version of Microsoft Office, plus at least 40 MB of free disk space.

Supported Microsoft Office versions

You can use any of the following Microsoft Office versions with Jive for Office:

  • 2010
  • 2013
  • 2016

Jive for Office supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The bitness of Microsoft Outlook determines the bitness of Jive for Office installed on the machine.

Currently, Jive for Office is available only for Microsoft Windows.

Supported operating systems and additional requirements

The following operating systems are supported:

  • Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 or higher
  • Windows Vista, with Windows Installer 3.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10

Additionally, Jive for Office requires the following to work correctly:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4
  • The supported version of Internet Explorer, refer to Supported browsers for list of supported browsers.
    Note: When you login into a community from the application, Jive for Office uses the Internet Explorer version installed on the machine, and an alternative browser cannot be used.