System Requirements

In order to run the program, your system should meet the following requirements:

  • Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista
  • 64 bit operating system (32 bit also available)
  • 2.0 GHz or faster processor
  • 6 GB RAM (4 GB minimum)
  • 10 GB available hard disk space minimum
  • DVD-ROM drive or internet connection for install
  • 1024×768 display
  • 2 GB dedicated video card (1 GB minimum)**
  • Windows-compatible mouse
  • Internet connection for online features
  • Internet browser to view online help***

Note: Your user account should be set to Computer Administrator (not Limited) to install the program.
*System Configuration: May require minor adjustments to the configuration of your operating system and /or updates to the hardware component drivers.
**Additional system and video memory will improve speed and 3D RealView™ rendering capabilities.
***User is responsible for all Internet access fees and phone charges.

System Requirements when coupled with VR

If you are using Envisioneer in conjunction with VR, you will have the additional hardware requirements below based on the system that you use.

HTC Vive

  • Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 290 or better
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 4590 or AMD FX 8350 or greater
  • RAM: 4GB or more
  • Video port: HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, or better
  • USB port: 1 USB 2.0 or faster port
  • Windows 7 SP1 or newer

See HTC Vive website documentation for performance tests and updates as available: http://www.htcvive.com/us/product-optimized/

Oculus Rift

  • Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon R9 290 or better
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 4590 or greater
  • RAM: 8GB or more
  • Video port: HDMI 1.3
  • USB port: 2 USB 3.0 ports
  • Windows 7 SP1 or newer

See Oculus website documentation for performance tests and updates as available: https://support.oculus.com/1633938460220125/

For Apple Macintosh

Boot Camp Option

  • Requires Boot Camp
  • Mac Book Pro or Mac Pro running Leopard OS or newer with Microsoft Windows 10,8 or 7 running on Boot Camp
  • 2GB RAM (4GB recommended)
  • 750 MB available hard disk space
  • Internet browser such as Internet Explorer to view the online help
  • Internet connection for online features***

Virtual Machine Option

  • Requires VMware Fusion or Parallels (separate purchase of either required)
  • Fusion or Parallels minimum system requirements
  • Minimum requirements for the virtual machine (i.e. Windows) will be exactly the same as the Boot Camp Option requirements above.
  • Note: of the Virtual Machine options. Fusion is recommended by Cadsoft as it provides better rendering performance. However, both options will experience a performance decrease compared to Boot Camp.