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Robotic Automation supported technologies

Updated on October 19, 2022

Robot Studio supports a wide variety of popular 32- and 64-bit applications and technologies, which you can review by using the Application support matrix. Other articles provide detailed information about support for individual technologies and applications.

For more information, see the following matrices and articles:

Support matrices

Application support

Browser support

Credential support

Adding support for additional applications and technologies is an ongoing process. These articles discuss the technologies that Robot Studio automates by using injection. You can also automation other technologies that are not listed here. For example, support for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Accessibility are included and do not depend on injection techniques. For more information or for information about applications and technologies that are not included in these articles, contact Pega Support.

  • Operating system support matrix

    Pega Robotic Automation runs on several versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems to support automating applications such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, and more.

  • Citrix support

    Create automations that run in a Citrix environment, by using Pega Robot Studio.

  • Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) compliance

    Pega Robotic Automation is compliant with Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 standards.

  • Browser support

    To automate applications that run inside popular browsers, such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge, use Pega Browser Extension (PBE) .

  • Java support

    Pega Robotic Automation provides limited support for automating Java version 8 and 11 applications. This includes support for version 11 of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for the Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT) and JavaFX.

  • Text applications

    Use Text applications to integrate with terminal emulator applications. Pega Robot Studio lets you create projects that integrate with mainframe applications. Robot Studio supports the most commonly used WinHllapi- and EHllapi-based emulator software.

  • Microsoft Office support

    Robot Studio includes connectors that allow you to automate the Microsoft Office .NET interfaces for Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • PowerBuilder support

    Pega Robotic Automation includes support for the PowerBuilder DataWindow control, which Robot Studio interrogates as a DataGrid control.

  • Regex

    Regular Expression (regex or regexp for short) is a string manipulation language that enables you to use expressions to generalize a text string.

  • SAP

    Pega Robot Studio supports SAP GUI controls, as well as windows, forms, and match rules.

  • Siebel

    Pega Robot Studio supports boh Siebel Open UI and Siebel HI applications. Robot Studio supports many standard Siebel controls and their properties, methods, and events.

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