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SMART Notebook®

Collaborative learning software

Release Notes

Release notes, Technical requirements and supported languages for SMART Notebook. To download SMART Notebook, visit the SMART Notebook downloads page.

Current Releases

Notebook 16.2

Released January 30, 2016   

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

Previous Releases

Notebook 16.1

Released August 16, 2016   

What's New in SMART Notebook 16.1

Hand-Out activities

Send SMART lab activities to students so they can play them on their devices at their own pace.

Monster Quiz

Students work in teams to answer quiz questions on their devices. The faster students answer questions correctly, the faster their monsters hatch!

More assessment options

Now you can add two possible answers to multiple choice questions. You can also ask opinion-based questions with an open text field for students to type in their answer.

More/expanded reporting

Teachers get an instant report (in a pie graph or word cloud), as well as an aggregate of how the class performed in a spreadsheet following any assessment. The report includes performance by question and can be exported to Excel for gradebooks.

Single sign-on

Sign in with a Google or Microsoft account to create and play games like Shout It Out and Monster Quiz on your device. Once signed in you can also create and complete assessments in SMART response 2. It's only a one-time sign in.

New activity themes

Two new themes have been created for SMART lab. Pirates (for Rank Order and Super Sort activities) and Basketball (for Rank Order activities).

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: 3.0 GB (600+ MB required for complete Gallery)
  • 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 for Office for SMART Ink
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 22 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 22 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software
  • DirectX 10 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software
  • Windows 7 SP1 Platform Update KB2670838

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 (OSX)

  • OSX 10.9.x (Mavericks), 10.10.x (Yosemite), or 10.11.x (El Capitan) operating system software
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Intel®Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • Free hard disk space: 3 GB (600+ MB required from complete Gallery and 200+ MB if you choose to install all Handwriting Recognition Language Packs)
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 22.0 for SMART Notebook software
  • Safari 4.0.2 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 (OSX)

  • 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

Released April 19, 2016   

What's New in SMART Notebook 16.0

One-touch access to formative assessments

From the add-ons menu in Notebook, you can access a beta version of SMART response 2. This formative assessment software allows you to create assessments in under 5 minutes to quickly gauge student understanding. Students can respond to questions using desktop computers, laptops, tablets or phones.

SMART response 2 is part of the SMART Learning Suite. Accessing it with one click from SMART Notebook makes for a seamless transition from lesson delivery to assessment and is a part of the power that SMART Learning Suite brings to the classroom.

Image search

Easily add content to a Notebook page, without having to leave the software. Image search automatically filters for royalty-free images only, allows you to toggle between clip art and images and has safe-search on by default.

Widget upgrades

Add interaction and engagement with slicker more modern animations and object interactions. All of your old content will still be preserved, but these improvements, including being HTML 5 based, make adding interactions to your lessons even more engaging.

One-touch access to free SMART lab activities

Easily access free SMART lab resources on the SMART Exchange directly from SMART Notebook. The link is in the gallery tab and automatically filters to over 500 SMART lab activities.

Improved installer

Installation improvements have been made to Gallery Essentials and Lesson Activity Toolkit to simplify administrative installation deployments.

Installer usability has been improved by adding a Standard Install option, (where the installer installs with the default settings), and Custom Install, (where the user can customize installation options). Users now have the option to enter a license key or start the 45 day trial.

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: 3.0 GB (600+ MB required for complete Gallery)
  • 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 for Office for SMART Ink
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 21 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 21 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software and SMART Response software
  • DirectX 10 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software
  • Windows 7 SP1 Platform Update KB2670838

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 (OSX)

  • OSX 10.9.x (Mavericks), 10.10.x (Yosemite), or 10.11.x (El Capitan) operating system software
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Intel®Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • Free hard disk space: 3 GB (600+ MB required from complete Gallery and 200+ MB if you choose to install all Handwriting Recognition Language Packs)
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 21.0 for SMART Notebook software
  • Safari 4.0.2 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 (OSX)

  • 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 15.2

Released December 8, 2015   

What's new

New Lesson Activity Builder (LAB) activities and themes

Two new Lesson Activity Builder activities have been added to LAB, including Speed Up and Label Reveal. With Speedup, students race against each other by answering questions. With Label Reveal, students progressively unmask descriptive labels of an object's features.

Both text and images can be used with these activities (with the exception of Fill In the Blanks). This adds a new fun dimension to the activity. See Managing Lesson Activity Builder content. See Creating activities with Lesson Activity Builder.

As well, there are new LAB themes, including Knight and Dragon, Bees, and Simple theme.

New Shout It Out! features

This release of ShoutItOut! includes new teacher oriented features. For example, a student's contribution can now be easily moved from one category to another. See Adding a Shout It Out! activity and Adding Student Contributions To A Shout It Out! Activity.

There are also student-side additions, including a device Home screen icon and a contextual numeric keyboard for entering numbers.

SMART kapp add-on

With the SMART kapp add-on, a kapp session can be integrated directly into Notebook 15.2. Visit www.smarttech.com for information on how to obtain the add-on.

YouTube add-on

The YouTube add-on allows you to safely search, preview and integrate YouTube content directly into Notebook 15.2.

SMART Ink plug-in for Adobe Reader

With the SMART Ink plug-in, you can write, draw and erase digital ink in PDF files. The plug-in inserts digital ink as comments, which allows you save the ink annotation to your PDF file. The ink will also scroll with the content of the PDF file.

Technical Requirements (Windows)

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Free hard disk space: 2.5 GB (600+ MB required for complete Gallery)
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, 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 for Office for SMART Ink
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 19 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 19 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software and SMART Response software
  • DirectX 10 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software
  • Windows 7 SP1 Platform Update KB2670838

4K (UHD Ultra High Definition) Video Card Specs SMART recommends a DPI scaling factor of 125%

Minimum Spec

  • Integrated GPU *: Core i3 with 4GB of RAM
  • Discrete GPU: Core 2 Duo with 4GB of RAM

Recommended Spec

  • Integrated GPU *: Core i3 with 8GB of RAM
  • Discrete GPU: Core 2 Duo with 4GB of RAM

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

Technical Requirements (OSX)

  • OSX 10.9.x (Mavericks), 10.10.x (Yosemite), or 10.11.x (El Capitan) operating system software
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Intel®Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • Free hard disk space: 3 GB (600+ MB required from complete Gallery and 200+ MB if you choose to install all Handwriting Recognition Language Packs)
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 19.0 for SMART Notebook software
  • Safari 4.0.2 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 (OSX)

  • 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 15.1

Released August 6, 2015   

What's new

New Lesson Activity Builder (LAB) activities

Four new Lesson Activity Builder activities with new themes have been added to LAB, including Match ‘Em Up!, Fill In the Blanks, Rank Order activity and Shout It Out!. Text and images can be used with these activities, with the exception of Fill In the Blanks.

Images are now supported in most LAB activities so you can now add images as well as lists to your LAB categories. This adds a new fun dimension to the activities you create.

New Shout It Out! Lesson Activity Builder (LAB) tool

Shout It Out! is a dynamic content-creation and contribution tool that students and teachers can use with Lesson Activity Builder (LAB). Students can quickly create and contribute text and image content to LAB content creation activities using their own mobile devices, and teachers can easily curate the content. Students become quickly engaged as they see their own work and suggestions develop.

Technical Requirements (Windows)

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Free hard disk space: 2.5 GB (600+ MB required for complete Gallery)
  • Windows 7, Windows 8, 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 for Office for SMART Ink
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 18 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 17 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software and SMART Response software
  • DirectX 10 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software
  • Windows 7 SP1 Platform Update KB2670838

4K (UHD Ultra High Definition) Video Card Specs SMART recommends a DPI scaling factor of 125%

Minimum Spec

  • Integrated GPU *: Core i3 with 4GB of RAM
  • Discrete GPU: Core 2 Duo with 4GB of RAM

Recommended Spec

  • Integrated GPU *: Core i3 with 8GB of RAM
  • Discrete GPU: Core 2 Duo with 4GB of RAM

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

Technical Requirements (OSX)

  • Intel®Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Free hard disk space: 3 GB (600+ MB required from complete Gallery and 200+ MB if you choose to install all Handwriting Recognition Language Packs)
  • Mac OS X 10.8.x (Mountain Lion), OSX 10.9.x (Mavericks) or 10.10.x (Yosemite) operating system software
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 18.0 for SMART Notebook software
  • Safari 4.0.2 or later
  • Internet access to download Gallery content

4K (UHD Ultra High Definition) Video Card Specs

  • Any Mac that supports 4K

Languages Supported

  • 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

Notebook 15

Released April 23, 2015   

What's new

Lesson Activity Builder (LAB) - quickly build interactive activities for students, enabling a new level of student engagement and interest. Choose from customizable flip card or sorting activities, and add gaming components to make your activities even more engaging and fun.

Concept Mapping - encourage dynamic participation from students. You can use ink gestures along with traditional interactions and Gallery content to build concept maps.

Now all SMART Notebook 15 users have access to a variety of shapes and angle features that were previous only available to Math Tools subscribers.

New SMART Notebook browser improvements mean a better YouTube™ and GeoGebra experience for your students.

Technical Requirements (Windows)

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Free hard disk space: 3 GB
  • Windows 7 SP1 (with Platform Update KB2670838), Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 operating system
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.5.1 for SMART Notebook software and SMART Ink
  • Microsoft Visual Studio® Tools for Office for SMART Ink
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 17 ActiveX® control for SMART Notebook software
  • Adobe Flash Player 17 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software and SMART Response software
  • Adobe Reader® 8.0 or later
  • DirectX® technology 10 or later for SMART Notebook software
  • DirectX 10 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software
  • Internet Explorer® Internet browser 8 or later
  • Internet access to download SMART software

Technical Requirements (OSX)

  • Intel®Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Free hard disk space: 2.3 GB
  • Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9 or 10.10 (Yosemite) operating system software
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 17 for SMART Notebook software
  • Safari application program 4.0.2 or later

Languages Supported

  • 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

Notebook 14.3

Released December 9, 2014  

What's new

Lesson Recorder - record activities on a SMART Notebook software page and play them back later.

You can link an object to the Select tool, the Pens tool, or the Eraser tool to create a customized tool, place it anywhere on your page, and then select it at any time to activate the tool.

SMART Notebook 14.3 software improves the page management menu with additional cut, copy and paste Page Sorter menu items.

You can easily change the color of editable text in your SMART Notebook software file when inserting new text and when editing existing text using text markups or by using a new horizontal line gesture.

SMART Notebook 14.3 software improves the Locked Object feature with the ability to lock an object to prevent its modification but allow limited movement horizontally or vertically.

You can change the color of the screen shade during presentations.

SMART Notebook 14.3 software improves the Image Transparency feature with the ability to resize the Picture Transparency dialog box in and out.

Technical Requirements (Windows)

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 2.5 GB of free hard disk space for SMART education software installation (an additional 600 MB is required for complete Gallery installation)
  • Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 Client Profile for SMART Notebook software and SMART Ink
  • Microsoft Visual Studio® 2010 Tools for Office for SMART Ink
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 15 ActiveX® control for SMART Notebook software
  • Adobe Flash Player 15 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software and SMART Response® assessment software
  • Adobe Reader® 8 or later
  • DirectX® technology 10 or later
  • DirectX 10 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software and 3D Tools for SMART Notebook software
  • Internet Explorer® Internet browser 8 or later
  • Internet access to download Gallery content and language packs

Technical Requirements (OSX)

  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 3 GB of free hard disk space for SMART education software installation (an additional 600 MB is required for complete Gallery installation and an additional 200 MB is required if you choose to install all Handwriting Recognition language packs)
  • Mac OS X 10.8, 10.9 or 10.10 operating system software
  • Adobe Flash Player 15 for SMART Notebook software
  • Safari application program 4.0.2 or later
  • Internet access to download Gallery content

Languages Supported

  • 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

Notebook 14.2

Released September 9, 2014  

What's new

SMART Blocks - explore math with your students. SMART Blocks can be accessed from the Add-ons tab and has seven different equation types you can work with.

SMART Notebook 14.2 software includes several enhancements that ensure ink recognition performs faster when you're writing or editing equations in the Math Editor. The ink is also more responsive and follows when the Math Editor is moved around the page.

SMART Notebook 14.2 software improves object animation for better-looking and more efficient interactive activities.

Administrators can select Disable the License Status dialog box in SMART Install Manager to prevent the License Status dialog box from appearing when users start SMART Notebook software. They can also perform this task from the command line.

Education Software Installer 14.2 adds Korean support for Windows operating systems and Hungarian support for Mac OS X operating system software.

Technical Requirements (Windows)

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 2.5 GB of free hard disk space for SMART education software installation (an additional 600 MB is required for complete Gallery installation)
  • Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 Client Profile for SMART Notebook software and SMART Ink®
  • Microsoft Visual Studio® 2010 Tools for Office for SMART Ink
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 14 ActiveX® control for SMART Notebook software
  • Adobe Flash Player 14 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software and SMART Response® assessment software
  • Adobe Reader® 8 or later
  • DirectX® technology 10 or later
  • DirectX 10 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software and 3D Tools for SMART Notebook software
  • Internet Explorer® Internet browser 8 or later
  • Internet access to download Gallery content and language packs

Technical Requirements (OSX)

  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 3 GB of free hard disk space for SMART education software installation (an additional 600 MB is required for complete Gallery installation and an additional 200 MB is required if you choose to install all Handwriting Recognition language packs)
  • Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8 or 10.9 operating system software
  • Adobe Flash Player 14 for SMART Notebook software
  • Safari application program 4.0.2 or later
  • Internet access to download Gallery content

Languages Supported

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (simplified)
  • Chinese (traditional)
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English (UK)
  • English (U.S.)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian 
  • Italian
  • Japanese 
  • Malay
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swedish
  • Turkish

Notebook 14.1

Released June 10, 2014  

What's new

Math Editor - convert a handwritten equation into a more readable, typed equation. You can also add the converted equation to a GeoGebra worksheet if the equation is in a supported graph format.

If Touch Recognition is enabled on your SMART product, SMART Notebook software displays tool change notifications when you select a new hardware tool or change a tool's settings. You can also view tool change notifications when you touch the display with your finger.

SMART Notebook 14.1 software improves the ink editing experience and enables you to write in right-to-left languages with the Text Pen style.

Administrators can delay activation during administrator installations by registering product keys on a system without activating them. Only users who start SMART Notebook software on their computer activate the registered keys and consume a license.

Administrators can allow SMART Notebook 14.1 software to communicate through the Windows Firewall for advanced SMART Notebook software developer kit (NBSDK) functionality.

You can insert SketchUp® 3D objects in your .notebook file. You can download SketchUp files from the Trimble® 3D Warehouse or you can insert SketchUp files you created.

Technical Requirements (Windows)

  • Pentium® 4 processor or better
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 2.5 GB of free hard disk space for SMART education software installation (an additional 600 MB is required for complete Gallery installation)
  • Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 Client Profile for SMART Notebook software and SMART Ink®
  • Microsoft Visual Studio® 2010 Tools for Office for SMART Ink
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 13 ActiveX® control for SMART Notebook software
  • Adobe Flash Player 13 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software and SMART Response® assessment software
  • Adobe Reader® 8 or later
  • DirectX® technology 9 or later
  • DirectX 9 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software and 3D Tools for SMART Notebook software
  • Internet Explorer® Internet browser 8 or later
  • Internet access to download Gallery content and language packs

Technical Requirements (OSX)

  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 3 GB of free hard disk space for SMART education software installation (an additional 600 MB is required for complete Gallery installation and an additional 200 MB is required if you choose to install all Handwriting Recognition language packs)
  • Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8 or 10.9 operating system software
  • Adobe Flash Player 13 for SMART Notebook software
  • Safari application program 4.0.2 or later
  • Internet access to download Gallery content

Languages Supported

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (simplified)
  • Chinese (traditional)
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English (UK)
  • English (U.S.)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian 
  • Italian
  • Japanese 
  • Malay
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swedish
  • Turkish

Notebook 14.0

Released April 14, 2014  

What's new

Text Pen: When you use the Text Pen style to write notes, your handwriting is recognized and automatically converted to editable text.

Paint Brush: Using the Paint Brush pen type, you can write or draw with paint-like digital ink.

Cropping mask: You can use a mask for cropping images.

GeoGebra add-on: an interactive mathematics software that enables you to explore geometry, algebra and more with your students.

Notebook Connect add-on: enables you to set up RSS feeds to access the latest articles and to receive continuously updated headlines from your favorite publications.

XC Collaboration add-on: The basic version of XC Collaboration is an add-on by FRIELAND Netzlösungen that enables students to send text from their mobile devices to SMART Notebook software.

The Calligraphic Pen is available when your computer isn’t connected to a SMART interactive product.

SMART Notebook 14 software doesn’t display a watermark message when you use the software on third-party interactive products.

SMART Notebook 14 software improves performance over older versions by automatically using GPU acceleration.

SMART Response VE is included with your Notebook Advantage maintenance plan.

Technical Requirements (Windows)

  • Pentium® 4 processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 2.5 GB of free hard disk space for SMART education software installation (an additional 600 MB is required for complete Gallery installation)
  • Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 Client Profile for SMART Notebook software and SMART Ink
  • Microsoft Visual Studio® 2010 Tools for Office for SMART Ink
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 12 ActiveX® control for SMART Notebook software
  • Adobe Flash Player 12 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software and SMART Response® assessment software
  • Adobe Reader® 8 or later
  • DirectX® technology 9 or later
  • DirectX 9 compatible graphics hardware for SMART Notebook software
  • Internet Explorer® Internet browser 8 or later
  • Internet access to download SMART software

Technical Requirements (OSX)

  • Intel®Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 2 GB of free hard disk space for SMART education software installation (an additional 600 MB is required for complete Gallery installation)
  • Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8 or 10.9 operating system software
  • Adobe Flash Player 12 for SMART Notebook software
  • Safari application program 5.1 or later
  • Internet access to download SMART software

Languages Supported

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (simplified)
  • Chinese (traditional)
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English (UK)
  • English (U.S.)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian 
  • Italian
  • Japanese 
  • Malay
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swedish
  • Turkish

Notebook 11.4

Released December 3, 2013  

What's new

You can use the Alignment Tools add-on to align and distribute objects on a page. You can align selected objects on the bottom, left, right, top, vertically or horizontally. You can also align stacked objects vertically or horizontally.

Technical Requirements (Windows)

  • Pentium® 4 processor or better
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 2.5 GB of free hard disk space for SMART education software installation (an additional 600 MB is required for complete Gallery installation)
  • Windows XP SP3, Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 4 Client Profile
  • Microsoft Visual Studio® 2010 Tools for Office for SMART Ink™
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.9.900.152 ActiveX® control for SMART Notebook software
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.152 Firefox® plug-in for SMART Notebook software and SMART Response™ assessment software
  • Adobe Reader® 8 or later
  • DirectX® technology 9 or later
  • DirectX 9 compatible graphics hardware for 3D Tools for SMART Notebook software
  • Internet Explorer® Internet browser 8 or later
  • Internet access to download SMART software

Technical Requirements (OSX)

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor or later
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 2 GB of free hard disk space for SMART education software installation (an additional 600 MB is required for complete Gallery installation)
  • Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8 or 10.9 operating system software
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.9
  • Safari application program 5.1 or later
  • Internet access to download SMART software

Languages Supported

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (simplified)
  • Chinese (traditional)
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English (UK)
  • English (U.S.)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian 
  • Italian
  • Japanese 
  • Malay
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Romanian   
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swedish
  • Turkish

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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