NextGen CM/ECF Hardware/Software Requirements

Attorneys will need the following hardware and software to electronically file, view, and retrieve documents in the electronic filing system.

  • A personal Windows or Apple Macintosh (Mac) computer
  • Internet access with a compatible browser
    • Firefox (78.0.2 - 80.0.1)
    • Google Chrome (84.0.4147.89 - 85.0.4183.102)
    • Microsoft Edge (84.0.522.40 - 85.0.564.51)
    • Safari (Up to v12.1.2)
      NOTE: Safari is supported but has not been tested in release 1.6.
  • Portable Document Format (PDF) Conversion Software - to convert documents from a word processor format to portable document format (PDF). Examples: Adobe Acrobat PDF Writer, as well as certain word processing programs can perform this function. Adobe Acrobat Version 5 and higher meet the CM/ECF filing requirements. For viewing documents, not authoring them, only Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed.
  • Word processing package - Mac or windows-based versions of WordPerfect and Word whose output can be converted to PDF format.
  • Scanner - to create PDFs of documents currently only available in paper format