The following are the minimum system requirements for PackEdge 18.1. Exceeding these requirements will in most cases lead to a performance increase. Running PackEdge on a system that does not meet these requirements is not supported.
PackEdge 18.1 (Windows)
Minimum System Requirements for PackEdge 18.1 (Windows)
Processor type and speed
x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) compatible processor (Intel or AMD), minimum dual-core.
1 GB minimum, recommended is 4 GB RAM.
For more information about memory limitations in Windows operating systems, please consult this table.
Available hard drive space
An NTFS volume is required. The software takes about 5 GB of disk space. Also take into account the need for storage of temporary and production data. A backup solution is strongly advised.
Minimum screen resolution
Minimum 1280 x 1024 resolution, true color depth.
10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, TCP/IP v4 protocol, TCP/IP v6 protocol is not supported.
Parallels Desktop or VMware Fusion is supported, but please be aware that Esko doesn't test all combinations of Mac OS X and Parallels Desktop/VMware Fusion.
All Esko applications running on Windows OS can use data that is available on network shares. We recommend to use Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 as file server.
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 PackEdge on a computer running an unsupported operating system.
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Enterprise
Windows 8.1 Pro
Windows 8.1 Enterprise
Windows 8.1 RT
Windows 8 Pro
Windows 8 Enterprise
Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Ultimate
Note that PackEdge 18.1 is the last version to support Windows 7.