System Requirements

To run SDL Trados Studio you will need:

The SDL Trados Studio installer requires 1.2 GB of disk space (1.7 GB if your PC runs Windows 7 or higher). This space is relinquished when the installation is complete.

For optimum performance we recommend the following:


The freelance version of SDL Trados Studio cannot be run on a computer that is part of a corporate network.


SDL Trados Studio runs on:


An Internet browser is needed to view the webhelp that accompanies SDL Trados Studio 2009.

The following browsers are supported:

Companion Software Required by SDL Trados Studio 2009

SDL Trados Studio requires the following non-SDL software to be installed on your machine, in order to function fully:

Upgrading from an Earlier Version of SDL Trados

You do not need to uninstall earlier versions of SDL Trados before you install SDL Trados Studio 2009.

However, we recommend that you install, or upgrade to, SDL Trados 2007 Suite SP3 before you install SDL Trados Studio 2009.