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The following are the minimum system requirements for Flexo Perfection 10.0. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running Flexo Perfection on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.

Minimum requirements

Minimum System Requirements for Flexo Perfection 10.0
Processor type and speed

x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) compatible dual-core processor (Intel or AMD), minimum dual-core.


Recommended 2 - 4GB RAM

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

Available hard drive space

  • System drive:
  • Data drive:

An NTFS volume is required. The software takes about 20GB of disk space. Also take into account the need for storage of temporary and production data. A backup solution is strongly advised. Recommended 100GB disk space.

Graphics card and video driversMinimum 1280 x 1024 resolution, true color depth.
Network connection10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol, TCP/IP v6 protocol is not supported.
VirtualizationVMware ESX (version 3, 3.5, 4, 4.1 and 5) and Microsoft Hyper-V are supported.
Note that hardware connections, including dongles, proofers, spectrophotometers and others may work, but are not supported. Customers should verify hardware support through their virtualization support channels.
Known issue:
When you run software (with a local license server) on a virtual machine, the Esko license server (a process called “esko.exe”) might take up 100% of one of the virtual processors. This problem has been escalated to the third-party who provides the licensing engine, but currently we can only offer 2 workarounds:
 - Reboot the virtual machine if this problem occurs.
 - Move your Esko license server to another (and preferably physical) machine.
File serversAll Esko applications running on Windows OS can use data that is available on network shares. These shares need to be on Windows or Unix/Linux (using SMB) file servers. We recommend to use Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 as file server. Mac OS X (version 10.5.x; 10.6.x, 10.7.x) data servers are also supported, but with limitations. These are standard limitations encountered when connecting to a Mac OS X server from Windows workstations or servers. They are related to losing resource forks of the MAC-application data when a Windows component moves or copies data.

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 Flexo Perfection on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Windows 7

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

Windows XP

Windows XP Home Edition(error)(error)(error)(error)
Windows XP Professional Edition(tick)(tick)(tick)(tick)
The Windows XP 64-bit editions are not supported.

Unsupported Operating Systems

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2008 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2003 (all editions)
  • Windows 2000 (all editions)
  • Windows Vista (all editions)
System Requirements
Applies to

Flexo Perfection

Last revised 16-Jun-2014