Zotero System Requirements


  • macOS 10.11 or later, including Catalina and Big Sur 1)
  • Windows 7 or later
  • Linux

Zotero Connector

Word Processor Plugins

Word for Windows

  • Word 2010-2019 or Office 365, excluding Word 2010 Starter Edition

Word for Mac

  • Word 2008โ€“2019 or Office 365


  • LibreOffice 5.2 or later
  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE) or Java Development Kit (JDK)
    • You will generally be prompted to install a JRE automatically upon installation if necessary. Some Linux users may need to install the JRE included in their distribution.
    • On macOS, LibreOffice requires the JDK, not the JRE. See the troubleshooting instructions for more information.
1) Users of earlier macOS versions can install Zotero, but various functionality (e.g., syncing) no longer work.
system_requirements.txt ยท Last modified: 2021/02/21 14:26 by dstillman