CM/ECF hardware & software specifications

Attorneys will need the following hardware and software to electronically file, view, and retrieve
documents in the electronic filing system.
  • A personal computer with Windows or an Apple Macintosh (Mac) with internet access and a
    compatible browser.
  • Software to convert documents from a word processor format to portable document format (PDF).
    Adobe Acrobat PDF Writer, as well as certain word processing programs can perform this function.
    Adobe Acrobat Version 5 and higher meet the CM/ECF filing requirements.
  • A word processing package like Mac or windows‐based versions of WordPerfect and Word whose
    output can be converted to PDF format.
  • A scanner to make PDFs of documents that you have only in paper.