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

Minimum requirements

Minimum System Requirements for Imaging Engine 14.0 Powered by Adobe®
Processor type and speedx86-64 compatible processor (Intel or AMD), minimal dual-core, recommended dual quad-core.
RAM

4GB per worker.

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

Available hard drive space

An NTFS volume is required. The software takes about 20 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 resolutionMinimum 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.
File servers

See Automation Engine 12.2 System Requirements - Server.

Virtualization

See Automation Engine 12.2 System Requirements - 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 Imaging Engine Powered by Adobe® on a computer running an unsupported operating system.

Windows Server 2012 R2

Edition64-bit
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard(tick)
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter(tick)

Windows Server 2012

Edition64-bit
Windows Server 2012 Standard(tick)
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter(tick)

Windows Server 2008 R2

Edition64-bit
  SP1
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard(error)(tick)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise(error)(tick)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter(error)(tick)

Additional Supported Operating Systems for Imaging Engine for CDI

Imaging Engine for CDI is a version of Imaging Engine that is sold specifically along with the CDI and is designed just for that purpose. The Imaging Engine for CDI can drive only one device using LEN format, processing only 1 job concurrently. Because Imaging Engine for CDI is a more restricted version, it can be supported on the "workstation" versions of Windows that are listed below. The full Imaging Engine Server is only supported on the "server" versions of Windows that are listed above.

Windows 8.1

Edition64-bit 
Windows 8.1(error)
Windows 8.1 Pro(tick)
Windows 8.1 Enterprise(tick)
Windows RT(error)

Windows 8

Edition64-bit 
Windows 8(error)
Windows 8 Pro(tick)
Windows 8 Enterprise(tick)
Windows RT(error)

Windows 7

Edition64-bit
  SP1
Windows 7 Home Basic(error)(error)
Windows 7 Home Premium(error)(error)
Windows 7 Professional(error)(tick)
Windows 7 Enterprise(error)(tick)
Windows 7 Ultimate(error)(tick)

Unsupported Operating Systems

  • All 32-bit Windows Systems

  • Windows Server 2012 Essentials
  • Windows Server 2012 Foundation
  • Windows Storage Server 2012 Workgroup
  • Windows Storage Server 2012 Standard
     
  • Windows Server 2008 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2003 (all editions)
  • Windows Vista (all editions)
  • Windows 2000 (all editions)
System Requirements
Applies to

Imaging Engine Powered by Adobe®

Version14.0 & 14.0.1
Last revised 10-Jun-2014

Useful Links

Software downloads: mysoftware.esko.com

Software installation: Imaging Engine 14 installation guide

Software migration: Imaging Engine migration guide

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