Install, Uninstall, or Update the Acrolinx Content Analyzer

What You Should Know Before Installing

Check our Compatibility Guide if you want to know whether the Acrolinx Content Analyzer works with your local platforms.

We developed and tested this version of the Content Analyzer on the following operating systems:

Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 10, macOS 10.13 (High Sierra), macOS 10.14 (Mojave), and Linux Ubuntu 18.0.4.

Before you install the Content Analyzer, make sure that you've installed the following:

ProductVersion
Acrolinx Core Platform2018.12 or later

Install

You can easily install the Content Analyzer with the installer file. You can get the installer file for your operating system from your company download area.

Windows

To install the Content Analyzer on a Windows operating system, just double-click the installer and follow the on-screen instructions.

Mac

To install the Content Analyzer on macOS, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Acrolinx setup file.
  2. Move the Acrolinx icon to your Applications folder.

Linux

If you have a package manager installed, you can double-click the Debian package file (.deb) and follow the on-screen instructions.

Alternatively, to install the Content Analyzer on Linux Ubuntu from the command-line terminal, use the following command:

sudo dpkg -i deb_package_name

Replace deb_package_name with the name of the Acrolinx Content Analyzer Debian package file.

Update

You don't have to remove the previous version of the Content Analyzer before installing a newer version. Just follow the same installation procedure described above.

Uninstall

Windows

To uninstall the Content Analyzer, follow the Microsoft Windows procedure for changing and removing programs.

Mac

To uninstall the Content Analyzer on macOS, follow these steps:

  1. Quit the Content Analyzer.
  2. Open the Applications folder and move the Acrolinx Content Analyzer 2019 icon to your trash.

Linux

If you have a package manager installed, you can use it to uninstall the Content Analyzer.

Alternatively, to uninstall the Content Analyzer on Linux Ubuntu from the command-line terminal, use the following command:

sudo dpkg -r acrolinx-content-analyzer-2019