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System requirements

Microsoft Advertising Editor is a program that can be used on any PC or Mac computer that meets certain requirements.

Microsoft Advertising Editor is a program that can be used on any PC or Mac computer that meets certain requirements.

Microsoft Advertising Editor on PC systems

Component Requirement
Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz) Pentium processor or equivalent (minimum); 2 GHz Pentium processor or equivalent (recommended)
Memory 2 GB of RAM (minimum), 4 GB (recommended)
Available hard-disk space 6 GB (minimum), 10 GB (recommended)
Display 1024 x 768 high color, 32-bit
Internet connection DSL/Cable broadband Internet access required during installation and for subsequent exchanges of data with Microsoft Advertising.
Software
  • Windows Installer 4.5
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express LocalDB
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express (on Windows XP SP3)
  • Framework 4.0

What you need to know:

  • If you already have a 32-bit version of Microsoft Advertising Editor installed, then you will first need to uninstall the 32-bit version (this will delete the downloaded accounts) and then install the 64-bit version. Please note that this will delete your downloaded accounts, so after the installation, you will have to download your accounts again.
  • Keep in mind that Microsoft Microsoft Advertising Editor version 11.0 and older Microsoft Advertising Editor version 10 can run side-by-side, so you will need to uninstall 32-bit version of both the applications before you install the 64-bit version.

Microsoft Advertising Editor on Mac systems

Component Requirement
Operating system OS X El Capitan (minimum) Learn more
Operating system version 10.13
Memory 2 GB (minimum), at least 4 GB (recommended)
Storage space 8.8 GB (minimum), at least 20 GB (recommended)
Internet connection An Internet connection is required to get or post changes from your online account
Software Microsoft Excel (recommended)

Other requirements

  • This program is not compatible with Microsoft Excel 2007 (.xlsx files). A future upgrade will enable compatibility with this file type. Meanwhile, you can import data from Excel 2007 files by first saving the data in one of the following formats:
    • Comma-separated values (CSV) file (.csv file extension)
    • Excel 97-2003 Workbook file (.xls file extension)

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