NOTE: With the release of ARES Commander 2022, there are new System Requirements, therefore this article is now superseded. If you are installing ARES Commander 2022 or later, please refer to the System Requirements for that version here: https://help.graebert.com/en/articles/5119888-ares-commander-2022-sp0-system-requirements-minimum-recommended-configurations

Windows

Minimum

  • 64-bit version: Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 (with latest Updates and Service Packs) 

  • 32-bit version: Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 (with latest Updates and Service Packs) 

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, or AMD® Athlon™ x2 Dual-Core processor 

  • 1.5 GB free hard disk space depending on accessory applications installed 

  • 2 GB RAM 

  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 

  • Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution 

  • Mouse 

Recommended

  • 64-bit version: Microsoft Windows Windows 10 (with latest Updates and Service Packs) 

  • 32-bit version: Microsoft Windows Windows 10 (with latest Updates and Service Packs) 

  • Intel Core i5 processor, AMD Athlon/Ryzen™ 5/Phenom™ x4 processor, or better 

  • 1.5 GB free hard disk space depending on accessory applications installed 

  • 8 GB RAM 

  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 3.2 or better 

  • Full HD monitor 

  • Wheel mouse, or 3D mouse 

Mac OSx

  • Mac® with Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor or better 

  • mac OS X v10.13 (High Sierra), or v10.14 (Mojave), or v10.15 (Catalina) 

  • 2 GB of RAM (8 GB or more recommended) 

  • 1 GB of available hard-disk space for installation 

  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 (OpenGL version 3.2 or better recommended) 

  • Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, or better 

  • Mouse 

Linux

  • Ubuntu® 16.04 LTS, Fedora® 27 Gnome and KDE, OpenSUSE® 12.2 Gnome and KDE, OpenSUSE 13.2 Gnome 

  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, AMD® Athlon™ X2 Dual-Core processor, or better 

  • 2 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended) 

  • 1.5 GB of available hard-disk space for installation 

  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 (OpenGL version 3.2 or better recommended) 

  • Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, or better 

  • Mouse (Wheel mouse recommended) 

Note: Product activation requires a network interface card. Windows Terminal Servers are not supported.

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