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Universal Type Client Support Guide

This page provides details on the support status of Universal Type Client with recent operating systems and databases.

The Universal Type Server Support Guide is here.

Universal Type Server 5 has been discontinued. Information about Universal Type Server 5 is for comparison purposes only and does not imply the availability of ongoing support.

Client/Server Compatibility

Universal Type server 7 supports connections from Universal Type Client 6.1.7 and 7.x, and from Core Client 6.1.5, 6.1.6, and 7.x.

Operating Systems

Operating systems supported by recent versions of Universal Type Client.

macOS version   Type Client 7.x     Type Client 6.x     Type Client 5.x  
  (Current version) (Supported) (No longer supported)
Mojave 10.14
High Sierra 10.13
Sierra 10.12
El Capitan 10.11
Yosemite 10.10
Mavericks 10.9
Mountain Lion 10.8
Mac OS X 10.7
Mac OS X 10.6
Windows version   Type Client 7.x     Type Client 6.x     Type Client 5.x  
  (Current version) (Supported) (No longer supported)
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7

Operating System Notes

  • macOS High Sierra support was added in Universal Type Client 6.1.5.
  • macOS Sierra support was added in Universal Type Client 6.1.1.
  • OS X El Capitan support was added in Universal Type Client 5.2.1.
  • Windows 10 support was added in Universal Type Client 5.2.

Font Auto-Activation Plug-Ins and Extensis Font Panel

Applications supported by font auto-activation plug-ins and/or the Extensis Font Panel provided with recent versions of Universal Type Client.

Adobe After Effects   Type Client 7.x     Type Client 6.x     Type Client 5.x  
  (Current version) (Supported) (No longer supported)
Creative Cloud 2019
Creative Cloud 2018
Creative Cloud 2017
Creative Cloud 2015.3
Creative Cloud 2015
Adobe InCopy   Type Client 7.x     Type Client 6.x     Type Client 5.x  
  (Current version) (Supported) (No longer supported)
Creative Cloud 2019
Creative Cloud 2018
Creative Cloud 2017
Creative Cloud 2015.4
Creative Cloud 2015
Creative Cloud 2014
Creative Cloud
Creative Suite 6
Creative Suite 5.5
Creative Suite 5
Adobe InDesign   Type Client 7.x     Type Client 6.x     Type Client 5.x  
  (Current version) (Supported) (No longer supported)
Creative Cloud 2019
Creative Cloud 2018
Creative Cloud 2017
Creative Cloud 2015.4
Creative Cloud 2015
Creative Cloud 2014
Creative Cloud
Creative Suite 6
Creative Suite 5.5
Creative Suite 5
Adobe Illustrator   Type Client 7.x     Type Client 6.x     Type Client 5.x  
  (Current version) (Supported) (No longer supported)
Creative Cloud 2019
Creative Cloud 2018
Creative Cloud 2017
Creative Cloud 2015.3
Creative Cloud 2015
Creative Cloud 2014
Creative Cloud
Creative Suite 6
Creative Suite 5.5
Creative Suite 5
Adobe Photoshop   Type Client 7.x     Type Client 6.x     Type Client 5.x  
  (Current version) (Supported) (No longer supported)
Creative Cloud 2019
Creative Cloud 2018
Creative Cloud 2017
Creative Cloud 2015.5
Creative Cloud 2015
Creative Cloud 2014
Creative Cloud
Creative Suite 6
Creative Suite 5.5
Creative Suite 5
QuarkXPress   Type Client 7.x     Type Client 6.x     Type Client 5.x  
  (Current version) (Supported) (No longer supported)
QuarkXPress 2018
QuarkXPress 2017
QuarkXPress 2016
QuarkXPress 2015
QuarkXPress 10
QuarkXPress 9

Application notes

  • QuarkXPress 2018 support was added in Universal Type Client 6.1.7.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 support was added in Universal Type Client 6.1.5.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 support was added in Universal Type Client 6.1.2.
  • Creative Cloud 2015 (Summer 2016) support was added in Universal Type Client 6.1.
  • Creative Cloud 2015 support was added in Universal Type Client 5.2.
  • QuarkXPress 2017 support was added in Universal Type Client 6.1.4.
  • QuarkXPress 2016 support was added in Universal Type Client 6.1.
  • QuarkXPress 2015 support was added in Universal Type Client 5.2.
  • Adobe InCopy, After Effects, and QuarkXPress include the font auto-activation plug-in only, and not the Extensis Font Panel.
  • On OS X El Capitan (10.11), the plug-in for Adobe After Effects is compatible with After Effects v13.6.1 and later.