The following are the minimum system requirements for Device Manager 16.0. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running Device Manager on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.
Minimum System Requirements for Device Manager 16.0
Processor type and speed
x86-64 compatible dual-core processor
8 GB minimum
For more information about memory limitations in Windows® operating systems, please consult this table.
Available hard drive space
The installation takes up 40 GB of disk space.
An NTFS volume is required.
Take into account the need for storage of temporary and production data.
A back-up solution is strongly advised
Graphics card and video
Minimum 1280 x 1024 screen resolution, true color depth.
10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol. TCP/IP version 6 is not supported.
Device Manager supports virtualization on:
VMware® ESX version 4, 4.1, 5, 5.1 and 5.5
Hardware connections, including dongles, proofers, spectrophotometers and others may work, but are not supported. Customers should verify hardware support through their virtualization support channels.
SQL Server 2012 (Express Edition, Standard Edition, Business Intelligence Edition, Enterprise Edition)
SQL Server 2014 (Express Edition, Standard Edition, Business Intelligence Edition, Enterprise Edition)
Please make sure that the database is compatible with the operating system you intend to use
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 Device Manager on a computer running an unsupported operating system.