Q: What are the technical requirements for running Editorial Manager/ProduXion Manager?

A: All users need to access Editorial Manager or ProduXion Manager is a current web browser with internet connection and a PDF reader. Here is more detailed platform information:



Windows, Macintosh, or Linux Computer:

  • Mozilla Firefox – latest version
  • Google Chrome – latest version
  • Safari – latest version (Mac only)
  • Email software
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10.0 and later



While EM/PM will technically run with lower speed connections, effective use of Editorial Manager/ProduXion Manager requires a connection between each workstation and the Internet with a bandwidth of at least 1 megabit/second. Aries strongly encourages users to assure Internet connectivity through one of the options listed below (other options should also be acceptable, provided that they satisfy the performance requirements):

    • Minimum upstream (transmission) and downstream (reception) speeds of 1 megabit/second per active user
    • Permanent (i.e., full-time) ISDN, DSL or cable modem connection
    • Institutional Ethernet LAN connection with 10 megabit/second bandwidth
    • Appropriate ISP or domain server services (please consult with your IT staff)
    • Commercial-grade e-mail service that permits document attachments to e-mail