- 32 or 64-bit Intel Pentium 4 processor (2 GHz or faster), Intel Xeon, Intel Core, AMD Athlon 64, AMD Opteron, AMD Phemnom or later, in single, dual or quad core versions.
- 1 GB RAM for Windows XP, 2 GB for Windows Vista/Windows 7 and 4GB for 64-bit operating systems.
To make the most of background processing and multi-threading, we recommend a 64-bit operating system and 2GB RAM for each processor as a minimum.
- 10 GB free disk space for the Alphacam installation
- Graphics card
- OpenGL compliant
- Minimum 128 MB memory for wireframe systems
- Minimum 256 MB memory for solid model systems
- 32 Bit Colour Depth
- 17" Colour monitor (1280 x 1024 screen resolution)
- Mouse including wheel (Intellimouse)
- SpaceMouse/SpaceBall (optional)
- Network card
- Internet Explorer 6 or above
- Internet connection for license activation/updates
- USB port for the Alphacam security key (unless using keyless licensing)
Supported Operating Systems
We recommend you install the latest service packs for the supported operating systems.
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional (SP3 required)
- Microsoft Windows Vista Business*/ Enterprise*/ Ultimate*
- Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
- Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
- Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
*Installations on Windows Vista require SP1 we recommend you install the latest service pack.
When installing on Windows Vista or Windows 7:
- We recommend that you update to the latest security key drivers (if a security key is fitted).
- You may experience problems with the driver supplied by your graphics card manufacturer - check for the latest driver updates on the web site for your card.