Related product Digital Collections (CONTENTdm)

Installing the CONTENTdm 6 Project Client

For questions about the installation procedures outlined below, please contact the .

System Requirements for the CONTENTdm Project Client

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 (or Internet connection for downloading .NET 3.5)
  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10. For sites processing a large volume of files, the 64-bit versions are recommended.
  • 2 GB RAM is recommended. For sites processing a large volume of files, 4 GB RAM is recommended.
  • 2 GB of available hard-disk space for installation. A portion of this disk space will be freed after installation if the original download package is removed from the hard drive.
  • Minimum display resolution of 1024 × 768.

Installing a New Copy of the Project Client 

Step 1: Download the CONTENTdm 6 Project Client

  1. Download the executable file for the CONTENTdm Project Client from the OCLC website Download the Project Client page.

  2. Right-click to download the file to your PC. Choose a location that you will be able to find easily. Note that this is a large file and will take several minutes to download.

Step 2: Install the CONTENTdm 6 Project Client

  1. Double-click on the application file called “” to unzip the file and launch the installer. This may take a few minutes while the program configures the Windows Installer.
  2. You may see a warning that the publisher of the software cannot be verified. If so, click “Run” to run the installer.
  3. You may need to install the Microsoft. NET framework. The installation software will tell you if you need to take this step. If you do need to install the .NET framework it will look something like this:
    Install Shield Wizard window
    Note: Installing the .NET Framework may take several minutes.

  4. Once the .NET framework has been installed you will see the following window:
    Welcome to the Install Shield Wizard window
  5. Click “Next” to start the installation of the CONTENTdm Project Client.
  6. Read and accept the terms of the End User License Agreement (EULA). Then click “Next.” 
    License Agreement window
  7. On the next screen, enter your name, organization name, and the serial number for the Project Client. If you do not have a copy of the serial number, please contact the . After you have entered the required information, click “Next.”
    Customer Information window with User name, Organization and Serial Number
  8. Choose the folder in which you want to install the CONTENTdm Project Client, or accept the default location. Click “Next.”
  9. Click “Next” to install in the Project Client. This may take several minutes.
    Install Shield Wizard install status window
  10. After file have installed, click Finish to exit the installer.
  11. Run the CONTENTdm Project Client from Start > All Programs > OCLC > CONTENTdm Project Client or create a shortcut on your desktop.