Download the ScreenSteps desktop editor

Updated Apr 10, 2020

To download the desktop editor, you need the following items:

  • An active ScreenSteps account
  • A user account with an Admin or an Editor role

Do you have a Windows computer or a Mac computer?

Download ScreenSteps desktop editor

For information on supported platforms and the current version please visit our downloads page.

Run the installer

When you run the ScreenSteps installer you will be asked to give permission to run the installer. Click Yes.

Grant permission
Go Through Installer Dialogs
Go Through Installer Dialogs
Destination Folder

The default destination folder will be ScreenSteps 4.

Destination Folder

Launch ScreenSteps

After installation is complete you can launch ScreenSteps.

Launch ScreenSteps

Download the ScreenSteps desktop editor

For information on supported platforms and the current version please visit our downloads page.

Open the file and agree to terms

Open DMG File

Open the DMG file you downloaded.

Open DMG File
Agree to the End User License Agreement
Agree to the End User License Agreement

Add ScreenSteps to your Applications

Drag ScreenSteps Application into Applications Folder
Drag ScreenSteps Application into Applications Folder

If you have an older version of ScreenSteps installed you will be asked to replace the existing version.

Connect the Desktop Editor to your account

When you first launch the ScreenSteps desktop editor, you will be prompted to enter you ScreenSteps account name (not your username).

Enter your name and click Next.

Sign in screen

Example

Example account

Login screen

Next your default web browser will open and you will be taken to your ScreenSteps account. If you are not already logged in then you will be prompted to do so.

Your login screen may look different if your company is using Single Sign-On. Just enter your username and password as you normally would and click the button that is the Log In equivalent.

Connect to Desktop

You will then be presented with the App connection screen. Make sure you are logged in as the correct user and then click the Connect to Desktop button.

Next you will see the Success screen. At this point you can close the browser tab.

Open Web Browser App

Once you have successfully logged in you will see this screen. You can now return to the ScreenSteps web browser application to locate an article that you want to edit.

Successfully connected Desktop
Congratulations, you are done!
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