What are the minimum system requirements?

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Last Updated: July 07, 2012
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The minimum system requirements vary by operating system. Please consult the list below:
 

  • Windows 7:
    • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
    • 1 GB of system memory (32 bit)
    • 2 GB of system memory (64 bit)
    • At least 90 MB of free disk space
  • Windows Vista:
    • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
    • 1 GB of system memory
    • At least 90 MB of free disk space
  • Windows XP:
    • PC with 300 megahertz (MHz) or higher processor clock speed
    • 128 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher
    • At least 90 MB of free disk space
  • Windows Server:
    • PC with 133 megahertz (MHz) or higher processor clock speed
    • 128 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher
    • At least 90 MB of free disk space

  • Mac OS X Lion (10.7):
    • Mac computer with an Intel Core 2 Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, or Xeon processor
    • 2 GB of RAM or higher.
    • At least 50 MB of free disk space
  • Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6):
    • Mac computer with an Intel processor
    • 1 GB of RAM or higher.
    • At least 50 MB of free disk space
  • Mac OS X Leopard (10.5):
    • Mac computer with an Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (867MHz or faster) processor
    • 512 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher.
    • At least 20 MB of free disk space
  • Mac OS X Tiger (10.4):
    • Mac computer with a PowerPC G3, G4, or G5 processor
    • 256 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher.
    • At least 20 MB of free disk space
  • Linux
    • Pentium processor or better
    • 64 megabytes (MB) or higher recommended. Check minimum requirements for the Linux distribution you are using.
    • At least 90 MB of free disk space