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The following are the minimum system requirements for Automation Engine 21.03 Client Applications. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running Automation Engine Client Applications on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.

Minimum Requirements - Client Applications on Mac

Minimum System Requirements for Automation Engine 21.03 Client Applications (Pilot, ...) on Mac
Processor type and speed

Mac Intel processor (PowerPC not supported).

Please note that Apple Silicon processors are not supported yet.

RAM

Minimum 4 GB.

Hard disk

The installation of the Client Applications takes up about 4 GB of disk space.

Network100/1000 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, Chrome or Firefox.

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 Client Applications on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Mac OS X / OS X / macOS

For more information on Esko products supporting macOS seeKB191642592: Do Esko products support the latest macOS Release

Edition
11 (Big Sur)(tick)
10.15 (Catalina)(tick)
10.14 (Mojave)(tick)
10.13 (High Sierra)(error)

10.12 (Sierra)

(error)
10.11 (El Capitan)(error)
10.10 (Yosemite)(error)

Unsupported Operating Systems

  • macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) and older

Operating Systems to become unsupported soon

  • macOS 10.14 (Mojave)


The server versions of these operating systems are not supported.

Minimum Requirements - Client Applications on Windows

Minimum System Requirements for Automation Engine 21.03 Client Applications (Pilot e.a.) on Windows
Processor type and speedx86-64 dual-core processor (Intel or AMD).
RAM

Minimum 4 GB.

Hard disk

The installation of the Client Applications takes up about 4 GB of disk space. An NTFS volume is required.

Network100/1000 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 OS X or macOS and Parallels Desktop/VMware Fusion.
Browsers

Edge, Chrome or Firefox.

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 Client Applications on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Windows 10

For more information on Esko products supporting Windows 10 see: KB170993458: Which versions of Windows 10 are supported?

Edition32-bit64-bit
Windows 10 Home(error)(tick)
Windows 10 Pro(error)(tick)
Windows 10 Enterprise(error)(tick)

Windows 8.1

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

Windows Server 2019

Edition64-bit
Windows Server 2019 Standard(tick)
Windows Server 2019 Datacenter(tick)
Windows Server 2019 Essentials(error)

Windows Server 2016

Edition64-bit
Windows Server 2016 Standard(tick)
Windows Server 2016 Datacenter(tick)
Windows Server 2016 Essentials(error)
Windows Storage Server 2016(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)

Unsupported Operating Systems: 

  • All 32-bit Windows Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2008 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2003 (all editions)
  • Windows 8 (all editions)
  • Windows 7 (all editions)
  • Windows 2000 (all editions) 
  • Windows Vista (all editions)
  • Windows XP (all editions)
System Requirements
Applies to

Automation Engine Client

Version21.03
Last revised

  

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