The following are the minimum system requirements for Imaging Engine 14.1.1 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 System Requirements for Imaging Engine 14.1.1 Powered by Adobe®
Processor type and speed
only 64-bit compatible processor (Intel or AMD), minimal dual-core, recommended dual quad-core.
4GB RAM 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 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.
Setup Guideline in relation to Automation Engine and Proof Server
The general guideline is:
Automation Engine and Imaging Engine should run the same version.
Number of workers for Imaging Engine is limited by both
Number of worker licenses.
Number of available cores to Imaging Engine.
To guarantee minimal resources:
Automation Engine (or Automation Engine assistant) requires at least one core.
Proof Server requires at least two cores.
Number of available cores to Imaging Engine
When Automation Engine (or Automation Engine assistant) does not run on the machine
When Automation Engine (or Automation Engine assistant) runs on the machine
When Proof Server does not run on the machine
Number of available cores on the machine
Number of available cores on the machine - 1
When Proof Server runs on the machine
Number of available cores on the machine - 2
Number of available cores on the machine - 3
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
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 Standard
Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
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 CDIcan drive only one device using LEN format, processing only one 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.