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Wordfast Classic: Supported platforms

Platform Tested Remarks
Windows 95, 98, Me Yes Passed
Windows NT 4 Yes Passed
Windows 2000 Yes Passed
Windows XP Yes Passed
Windows Vista Yes Passed (UAC in the Control Panel may need to be off)
Windows 7 Yes Passed (UAC in the Control Panel may need to be off)
Windows 8 Yes Passed (UAC in the Control Panel may need to be off)
Windows 10 Yes Passed (UAC in the Control Panel may need to be off)
Mac OSX 64-bit Yes * Running * Use OSX 'Catalina' or higher, all 64-bit Word versions.
Linux (Suse, KDE2 + Crossover & Word 2000) Yes Passed - see pics

 

Ms-Word version Tested Remarks
Word 2000 / PC, all languages incl. Semitic, Chinese/Japanese etc Yes Passed. Works with or without SR-1, SR-2 etc
Word 98, 2001 / Mac
Mac OSX is recommended to run Wordfast on a Mac
No Not officially supported after WFC 6 (2016). Older versions up to WFC 6 may run.
Word X / Mac (make sure you install the MS Office X 10.1.9 update) Yes * Not officially supported any more
Word 2002 (Office XP), Word 2003 - all languages incl. Semitic, Chinese/Japanese etc. Yes Passed
Word 2007 - all languages incl. Semitic, Chinese/Japanese etc. Yes Passed
Word 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 - all languages incl. Semitic, Chinese/Japanese etc.
Note: the desktop, locally installed version is required, not the "click-to-run" version, or online version.
Yes Passed
Word 2008 / Mac No Not supported **
Word 2011 / Mac Yes *** Passed Requires a manual installation of the toolbar, see manual.
Word 2016, 2019 / Mac Yes *** Supported. Test before purchase.

* Ms-Office/Mac may need tuning to optimize performance with Wordfast. See the manual's troubleshooting section. Thoroughly try Wordfast on your Mac before purchasing - the large demo mode allows all features to be tested.
** Microsoft removed VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) support from Word:Mac 2008.
*** Word:Mac 2011-2016-2019 may require a manual installation.

 

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