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Release Notes

Release notes, technical requirements and supported languages for SMART Notebook, SMART lab, SMART response 2, and SMART Learning Suite Online. To download SMART Notebook, visit the SMART Notebook downloads page.

To learn what’s new in SMART amp, please visit the SMART amp updates page.

Current Releases

September 2017 Release

  

What's New in SMART Learning Suite

SMART Notebook® 17.1 – released September 8, 2017

Page Sorter Updates

Simplified group editing: SMART Notebook page groups can now be created, renamed, deleted and rearranged directly in the page sorter tab, providing a way to more quickly and easily manage content.
4k Enhancements: The page sorter will now display in higher quality and without distortion at 4k resolutions.

Language Support

Ukrainian language support now available in SMART Notebook (Windows Only)

Download SMART Notebook 17.1 now

Assessments

SMART response 2 questions are no longer restricted to 150 characters, enabling longer questions such as paragraph analysis in your assessments. (Available in Notebook Desktop and SMART Learning Suite Online)

SMART Learning Suite Online

SMART Learning Suite Online gives teachers instant access to their SMART Notebook lessons from anywhere on any device. It lets teachers distribute copies of lessons to individual students on all sorts of devices, so they can interact with lessons, play game-based activities, take quizzes and learn at their own pace.

Available in beta August 18, 2017. Full Release September 20, 2017

Learn more about SMART Learning Suite Online | Try it for Free!

Documentation

Looking for the documentation for SMART Learning Suite? Visit our support pages, where you'll find information about installing, using and troubleshooting SMART Education software.

SMART Notebook support page – also includes SMART lab and SMART response 2

SMART Learning Suite Online support page (coming soon)

SMART amp support page

Technical Requirements

For Technical Requirements for the SMART Learning Suite, please visit:

SMART Notebook technical requirements
SMART amp technical requirements

Languages Supported (Windows)

  • Arabic **
  • Chinese (PRC) **
  • Chinese (Taiwan) ** 
  • Czech **
  • Danish *
  • Dutch (Netherlands) **
  • English (UK) *
  • English (U.S.) *
  • Estonian **
  • Finnish *
  • French *
  • German *
  • Greek **
  • Hebrew **
  • Hungarian **
  • Italian **
  • Japanese **
  • Korean **
  • Latvian **
  • Lithuanian **
  • Malay **
  • Norwegian (Bokmal) * 
  • Polish **
  • Portuguese (Brazil) *
  • Romanian **
  • Russian ** 
  • Slovak **
  • Spanish (Spain) *
  • Swedish *
  • Turkish **
  • Ukrainian

Languages Supported (macOS/OS X)

  • Chinese (Simplified) **
  • Czech **
  • Danish *
  • Dutch (Netherlands) **
  • English (UK) *
  • English (U.S.) *
  • Finnish *
  • French *
  • German *
  • Hungarian **
  • Italian **
  • Norwegian (Bokmal) *
  • Polish **
  • Portuguese (Brazil) *
  • Russian ** 
  • Spanish (Spain) *
  • Swedish *

See language support in SMART amp

See language support in SMART Learning Suite Online (coming soon)

* Language support for the user interface, end user license agreement (EULA), and product documentation.
** Language support for the user interface and the EULA

Previous Releases

Notebook 17.0.1

Released June 30, 2017   

What's New in SMART Notebook 17.0.1

Welcome Screen

When opening Notebook, users will be greeted with a Welcome Screen which will show their recently used files as well as helpful information including new features and training offerings.

Send Notebook lessons directly to your SMART Board

Send your Notebook lesson directly to your classroom’s SMART Board, even if you create it at home. Once you share, it automatically appears on any SMART Board that has the iQ feature. Plus, with the SMART Notebook Player app you can run the lesson from your iPad too!

Download the app

Send links to Notebook lessons

Quickly and easily share lessons by creating a unique link to an immediate download that can be shared to anyone with Notebook installed.

Activities

Adjust the time limit to answer questions on Monster Quiz activities and use images in Super Sort.

Assessments

Conduct assessments one question at a time and toggle between questions and answers to get real-time feedback while the assessment is in progress. Plus, you can now maintain a reference library of assessments and images from older versions of response, with flexible options for converting files.

SMART Document Writer Update – Print to Board

SMART Education Software installer release 17.0.1 on June 30th provides new functionality to the SMART Document Writer:

  • Instantly send virtually any file to the SMART Notebook Player on a SMART Board Interactive Display with iQ
  • Instantly share your Notebook file via a link
  • Access your shared file through the Notebook Player app for iOs

The SMART Document Writer allows you to import virtually any 3rd party file format into SMART Notebook format, including PDFs, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, and more. Choose “Print to SMART Notebook Document Viewer” from the print function in your software to use this feature.

Each page of your document will convert to an individual SMART Notebook page.

Note: SMART Document Writer is not available for Mac OS.

See complete release notes here.

Documentation

Looking for the documentation for SMART Notebook 17 software? Visit the Notebook support site where you'll find information about installing, using and troubleshooting Notebook software.

 

Languages Supported (Windows)

  • Arabic **
  • Chinese (PRC) **
  • Chinese (Taiwan) ** 
  • Czech **
  • Danish *
  • Dutch (Netherlands) **
  • English (UK) *
  • English (U.S.) *
  • Estonian **
  • Finnish *
  • French *
  • German *
  • Greek **
  • Hebrew **
  • Hungarian **
  • Italian **
  • Japanese **
  • Korean **
  • Latvian **
  • Lithuanian **
  • Malay **
  • Norwegian (Bokmal) * 
  • Polish **
  • Portuguese (Brazil) *
  • Romanian **
  • Russian ** 
  • Slovak **
  • Spanish (Spain) *
  • Swedish *
  • Turkish **

Languages Supported (macOS/OS X)

  • Chinese (Simplified) **
  • Czech **
  • Danish *
  • Dutch (Netherlands) **
  • English (UK) *
  • English (U.S.) *
  • Finnish *
  • French *
  • German *
  • Hungarian **
  • Italian **
  • Norwegian (Bokmal) *
  • Polish **
  • Portuguese (Brazil) *
  • Russian ** 
  • Spanish (Spain) *
  • Swedish *

* Language support for the user interface, end user license agreement (EULA), and product documentation.
** Language support for the user interface and the EULA

Notebook 16.2

Released January 30, 2017   

What's New in SMART Notebook 16.2

New and improved SMART lab Creation Wizard

It's now even easier to create SMART lab activities in just a few minutes. Easily use and customize game components in SMART lab.

Game Show

Students compete 1-on-1 or in teams to answer question sets in this classic activity format. Choose from existing questions from SMART response 2, Monster Quiz and Speedup, or create new ones.

Math Equation Editor

Create and customize your math equations and notations with our new equation editor (which integrates with the GeoGebra add-on).

Updates to Mac support

Supports macOS Sierra (10.12) and 64-bit SMART Notebook for Mac. Mac OS X 10.9 will no longer be supported starting this release.

Documentation

Looking for the documentation for SMART Notebook 16 software? Visit the Notebook support site where you'll find information about installing, using and troubleshooting Notebook software.

 

Technical Requirements (Windows)

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM (4 GB of RAM for 4K/UHD displays)
  • Free hard disk space: 4.7 GB
  • Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 operating system
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.5.1 for SMART Notebook software and SMART Ink
  • Microsoft Visual Studio® Tools 2010 for Office for SMART Ink
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 23 ActiveX® control for SMART Notebook software
  • DirectX® technology 10 or later for SMART Notebook software
  • Internet Explorer® Internet browser 8 or later
  • Internet access to download Gallery content and Language Packs

Additional Information / Requirements

  • Adobe Flash Player 23 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software
  • DirectX 10 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software
  • Windows 7 SP1 Platform Update KB2670838
  • Windows Update KB3033929

For 4K/UHD Video Card specifications, SMART recommends a DPI scaling factor of 125%.

* Any Integrated GPU capable of 4K will meet our minimum requirements if it has dual-channel memory configured.

Technical Requirements (mac OS/OS X)

  • macOS Sierra (10.12), OS X El Capitan (10.11), or OS X Yosemite (10.10)
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Intel®Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • Free hard disk space: 2.3 GB
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 23
  • Safari 8 or later
  • Internet access to download Gallery content

4K (UHD Ultra High Definition) Video Card Specs

  • Any Mac that supports 4K

Languages Supported (Windows)

  • Arabic **
  • Chinese (PRC) **
  • Chinese (Taiwan) ** 
  • Czech **
  • Danish *
  • Dutch (Netherlands) **
  • English (UK) *
  • English (U.S.) *
  • Estonian **
  • Finnish *
  • French *
  • German *
  • Greek **
  • Hebrew **
  • Hungarian **
  • Italian **
  • Japanese **
  • Korean **
  • Latvian **
  • Lithuanian **
  • Malay **
  • Norwegian (Bokmal) * 
  • Polish **
  • Portuguese (Brazil) *
  • Romanian **
  • Russian ** 
  • Slovak **
  • Spanish (Spain) *
  • Swedish *
  • Turkish **

* Language support for the user interface, end user license agreement (EULA), and product documentation.
** Language support for the user interface and the EULA

Languages Supported (macOS/OS X)

  • Chinese (Simplified) **
  • Czech **
  • Danish *
  • Dutch (Netherlands) **
  • English (UK) *
  • English (U.S.) *
  • Finnish *
  • French *
  • German *
  • Hungarian **
  • Italian **
  • Norwegian (Bokmal) *
  • Polish **
  • Portuguese (Brazil) *
  • Russian ** 
  • Spanish (Spain) *
  • Swedish *

* Language support for the user interface, end user license agreement (EULA), and product documentation.
** Language support for the user interface and the EULA

Notebook 11 SP2 software for Linux

Released February 9, 2015  

What's new

SMART Notebook 11 SP2 software for Linux operating systems introduces support for the following SMART products: SMART Board® M600 interactive whiteboards, LightRaise® 60wi interactive projector.

Technical Requirements (Linux)

  • Pentium 4 processor
  • 1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • 2.5 GB of free hard disk space for minimum installation
  • Linux kernel 3.13
  • X Window System 11 release 6 (X11R6) or later that supports XRender and Xinerama
  • Glibc 2.10.1
  • Libstdc++6
  • GNOME 2.28 or KDE 4.3.5 libraries (recommended)

Linux distributions

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Languages Supported

  • English (U.S.)
  • English (UK)
  • Basque
  • Catalan
  • Chinese
  • Finnish
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Galician
  • Hungarian
  • German
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Valencian

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