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The following are the minimum system requirements for Automation Engine 14.0 Pilot. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running Automation Engine 14.0 on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.

Minimum requirements

Automation Engine Pilot 14.0 (Mac)

Minimum System Requirements for Automation Engine 14.0 Pilot (Mac)
Processor type and speed

64-bit Intel processor.

PowerPC processors are no longer supported.

RAM

Minimum 1 GB.

Hard disk

The installation of the Pilot takes up about 1 GB of disk space.

Network10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol. TCP/IP v6 is not supported.
Graphics and videoMinimum 1280x1024 screen resolution, true color depth.
DVD drive requiredNo.
Browsers

Safari (with the exception of Safari on Mac OS X 10.5.8), Chrome or Firefox.

Java

Java 6 Standard Edition.

Supported Operating Systems

Recommended operating systems are highlighted in green in the tables below.

If an operating system is not listed in the tables below, it is not supported. Do not try to install Automation Engine Pilot on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Mac OS

EditionClient OS
10.10 (Yosemite)(tick) (*)
10.9.0 - 10.9.3 (Mavericks)(tick)
10.8.0 - 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion)(tick)
10.7.0 - 10.7.5 (Lion)(tick)
10.6.0 - 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)(tick)
10.5.0 - 10.5.8 (Leopard)(error)
10.4.0 - 10.4.11 (Tiger)(error)
10.3.x(error)
10.2.x(error)
10.1.x(error)

(*) From 14.0.1 onwards and requiring HOTFIX 1402025 to be installed.

The server versions of these operating systems are not supported.

Automation Engine Pilot 14.0 (Windows)

Minimum System Requirements for Automation Engine 14.0 Pilot (Windows)
Processor type and speedx86-32 or x86-64 dual-core processor (Intel or AMD).
RAM

Minimum 1 GB.

For more info about memory limitations in Windows operating systems, please consult this table.

Hard disk

The installation of the Pilot takes up about 1 GB of disk space. An NTFS volume is required.

Network10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol. TCP/IP v6 is not supported.
Graphics and videoMinimum 1280x1024 screen resolution, true color depth.
DVD drive requiredNo.
VirtualizationParallels Desktop or Vmware Fusion is supported, but please be aware that Esko does not test all combinations of Mac OS X and Parallels Desktop/Vmware Fusion.
Browsers

Internet Explorer (8.0 or later required), Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Java

Java 7 Standard Edition.

Supported operating systems

Recommended operating systems are highlighted in the tables below.

If an operating system is not listed in the tables below, it is not supported. Do not try to install Automation Engine Pilot on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Windows 8.1

Edition32-bit64-bit
Windows 8.1(error)(error)
Windows 8.1 Pro(tick)(tick)
Windows 8.1 Enterprise(tick)(tick)
Windows RT(error)(error)

Windows 8

Edition32-bit64-bit
Windows 8(error)(error)
Windows 8 Pro(tick)(tick)
Windows 8 Enterprise(tick)(tick)
Windows RT(error)(error)

Windows 7

Edition32-bit64-bit

 SP1 SP1
Windows 7 Professional(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows 7 Enterprise(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows 7 Ultimate(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows 7 Home Basic(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows 7 Home Premium(error)(error)(error)(error)

Windows Server 2012 R2

Edition64-bit
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard(tick)
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter(tick)
Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials(error)
Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation(error)
Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Workgroup(error)
Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard(error)

Windows Server 2012

Edition64-bit
Windows Server 2012 Standard(tick)
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter(tick)
Windows Server 2012 Essentials(error)
Windows Server 2012 Foundation(error)
Windows Storage Server 2012 Workgroup(error)
Windows Storage Server 2012 Standard(error)

Windows Server 2008 R2

Edition64-bit
  SP1
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter(tick)(tick)
Windows Small Business Server 2008(error)(error)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation(error)(error)
Windows Web Server 2008 R2(error)(error)
Windows Server 2008 R2 HPC Edition(error)(error)

Windows Server 2008

Edition32-bit64-bit
  SP1 SP1
Windows Server 2008 Standard(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Server 2008 Datacenter(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
Windows Small Business Server 2008(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows Web Server 2008(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows Server 2008 HPC Edition(error)(error)(error)(error)

Unsupported Operating Systems 

  • Windows Server 2003 (all editions)
  • Windows 2000 (all editions) 
  • Windows Vista (all editions)
  • Windows XP (all editions)
System Requirements
Applies to

Automation Engine Client

Version14.0 and 14.0.1
Last revised 21-Sep-2014

Useful Links

Software downloads: mysoftware.esko.com

Software installation: Automation Engine 14.0 installation guide

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