System requirements

Boundless Desktop should run well on most recent hardware systems. Nevertheless, the performance may vary depending on the data type, data size, and the type of operation/analysis performed. The following system requirements are the minimum and recommended settings for reliable average use.

Note

Currently, Boundless does not provide Boundless Desktop installers for Linux. Read more about it in the Installing Boundless Desktop section.

Windows system requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 (SP1) or Server 2008 R2
  • CPU: Hyperthreaded dual core
  • RAM for Desktop: 1 GB
  • Screen resolution: 1280x800 at standard dpi
  • Screen color depth: 32-bit
  • Video RAM for Desktop: 256 MB or higher
  • Graphics card: DirectX 9 (OpenGL 2.0)
  • Disk space for Desktop (and data): 3 (10) GB

Recommended:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 or higher
  • CPU: Quad core or better
  • RAM for Desktop: 2 GB or higher
  • Screen resolution: 1440x900 or higher at standard dpi
  • Screen color depth: 32-bit
  • Video RAM for Desktop: 512 MB or higher
  • Graphics card: DirectX 11 (OpenGL 3.2) or better
  • Disk space for Desktop (and data): 3 (40) GB or higher

Mac system requirements

Minimum:

  • Hardware: Apple
  • OS: OS X 10.9 Mavericks (1.1.0) or OS X 10.10 Yosemite (1.1.1)
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo
  • RAM for Desktop: 1 GB
  • Screen resolution: 1280x800 at standard dpi
  • Screen color depth: 32-bit
  • Video RAM for Desktop: 256 MB or higher
  • Disk space for Desktop (and data): 3 (10) GB

Recommended:

  • OS: OS X 10.12 Sierra
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad, i5 or better
  • RAM for Desktop: 2 GB or higher
  • Screen resolution: 1440x900 or higher at standard dpi
  • Screen color depth: 32-bit
  • Video RAM for Desktop: 512 MB or higher
  • Disk space for Desktop (and data): 3 (40) GB or higher