Minimum Technical Requirements for Windows

  • 64-bit version: Microsoft® Windows® 8.1, Windows 10
    or Windows 11 (with latest Updates and Service Packs)
  • Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo, or AMD® AthlonTM x2 Dual-Core processor
  • 1.5 GB free hard disk space depending on accessory applications installed
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4
  • Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution
  • Mouse

For a good experience we recommend

  • 64-bit version: Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Windows® 11
    (with latest Updates and Service Packs)
  • Intel Core i5 processor, AMD Athlon/Phenom™ x4 processor, or better
  • 1.5 GB free hard disk space depending on accessory applications installed
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 3.2 or better
  • Full HD monitor
  • Wheel mouse, or 3D mouse

Minimum Technical Requirements for macOS

Note: Apple M1 is only supported for ARM Processors with Rosetta 2 transition layer and Big Sur v11.2

  • Mac® with Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor or better
  • mac OS v10.14 (Mojave), or v10.15 (Catalina), or v11.0 (Big Sur)
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB or more recommended)
  • 1.5 GB of available hard-disk space for installation
  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 (OpenGL version 3.2 or better recommended)
  • Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, or better
  • Mouse

Minimum Technical Requirements for Linux

  • Ubuntu® 18.04 LTS and 20.04 LTS, Fedora® 33
  • Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, AMD® Athlon™ X2 Dual-Core processor, or better
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
  • 1.5 GB of available hard-disk space for installation
  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 (OpenGL version 3.2 or better recommended)
  • Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, or better
  • Mouse (Wheel mouse recommended)

Note: Product activation requires a network interface card. Windows Terminal Servers are not supported.

See also our comparison chart to understand the few differences between Windows, macOS and Linux for ARES Commander:

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