Evidence Manager Tutorial 02:

Prerequisites for installing Evidence Manager


CH1: Overview

CH2: Configuring Evidence Manager

CH3: Managing Devices

CH4: Managing Docking Stations

CH5: Managing Evidence

CH:6 Using Evidence Player

CH7: EM Redaction

CH8: Reference Reads


Evidence Manager is typically installed on a computer on the same network as the Depot Manager server. The prerequisites for Evidence Manager are therefore, slightly different from the prerequisites for Depot Manager.

NOTE: Recommendations are Necessary

The prerequisites listed in the table below are our minimum recommendations, and are necessary for the optimum functioning of Evidence Manager.

RequirementDescriptionAdditional details
Hardware requirements
System typeBusiness workstationNeeded for capabilities and warranties
ChassisMini tower or laptop needed for card
slots or good graphic capability
Needed for capabilities
Processori5 Dual/Quad Core minimum
i7 Dual/Quad Core and later preferred
Needed for video decoding
Memory4 GB minimum
8-16 GB preferred
Needed for caching
Video card1 GB video RAM, 2 GB and higher
Needed for video playback
Monitor and resolution1280x1024, 24 inches and greater
Needed for application layout
Hard drive500 GB, 1 TB preferredNeeded for storage
CD/DVD optical drive16x DVD +/- R or RWNeeded for evidence storing
Network adapter1 Gigabit, such as 802.11a/g/c/n
Wireless Adapter
Needed for server or recorder connectivity
Sound cardOn board Needed for basic audio
Software requirements
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 10
64-bit required
Software.NET 4.0, MS C++ Redistributable
Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable
If not detected on your computer at the time of installation, the Evidence Manager executable will first install the missing software.

NOTE: Free Disk Space

As noted in the table, computers running Evidence Manager require minimum 500 GB disk space (1 TB preferred). However, we recommend that the computers have free disk space of 100 GB at any time. This is necessary for the export of multiple video files, or files large in size.

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