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System Requirements

On the end user side, FileCatalyst TransferAgent was designed to run on a multitude of operating systems and hardware configurations. Below are the minimum requirements:

  • Dual Core processor, 2GB RAM, 80MB of free disk space
  • Windows 7 or higher, MacOS 10.7 (Lion) or higher
  • Recent web browser: IE 10+, Safari (MacOS only), Chrome, Firefox
  • Java 7 (Java 1.7) or newer
  • Broadband Internet connection
  • Network connectivity to FileCatalyst Direct Server (third party FTP servers are not supported)

Download the Installer

The organization hosting the FileCatalyst-enabled file transfer page will provide a link to a version of FileCatalyst TransferAgent, typically but not always from the same dialog used to access this guide.

Once the browser has completed downloading the installer, it will usually ask if you would like to run it. If not, you must go to your download location and execute the file "installer_fc_transferagent.exe".

Installer Wizard


You will be shown the first screen of the installer. This will gives some information about our products. If you are ready to install, click on the next button.


In order to proceed you must accept the terms of the license.


After agreeing to our license and clicking next, you will be given the opportunity to set the install location.

If this location does not exist, you will be asked for permission to create it, otherwise you will be warned that some of your existing files may be overwritten.

Install Files to Hard Drive

Continuing will install the files on your hard drive.


The next step is the creation of short cuts.

Launch TransferAgent

The last step launches the TransferAgent.

Finalize Installation

After creating short cuts, you have finished installing your application. Our installer informs you of the location of the uninstaller and is ready to exit.