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ObjectARX System Requirements

For 32-bit and 64-bit ObjectARX 2019

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1, Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Update KB2919355, Microsoft Windows 10 with Anniversary Update (64-bit only)
  • 3+ GHz CPU
  • 16 GB of memory recommended
  • 1GB free hard disk space
  • Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2017 update 2 (with C++ option installed)
  • 1360x768 (1600x1050 or higher recommended) with True Color. 125% Desktop Scaling (120 DPI) or less recommended
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 11 or later web browser
  • Available as download only

For 32-bit and 64-bit ObjectARX 2018

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1, Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Update KB2919355, Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit only)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 2 GB (3 GB Recommended) RAM or more
  • 500MB free hard disk space
  • Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 (with C++ option installed)
  • 1360x768 (1600x1050 or higher recommended) with True Color. 125% Desktop Scaling (120 DPI) or less recommended
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 11 or later web browser
  • Available as download only

For 32-bit and 64-bit ObjectARX 2017

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1, Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Update KB2919355, Microsoft Windows 10
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 8 GB RAM or more
  • 500MB free hard disk space
  • Visual Studio 2015
  • 1360x768 (1600x1050 or higher recommended) with True Color. 125% Desktop Scaling (120 DPI) or less recommended
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 9 or later web browser
  • Available as download only

Note: The ObjectARX® AutoCAD development environment does not support Windows XP/7/8/8.1 Home Edition or Windows Vista (any) as development platforms.

For 64-bit ObjectARX 2018 for Mac®

  • Mac OS X® - High Sierra 10.13 or later; Sierra 10.12 or later; El Capitan 10.11 or Later
  • 64-bit Intel Processor
  • 3 GB RAM (4 GB – Recommended)
  • 20 MB free disk space for installation
  • 1,280 x 800 display with true color (2880 x 1800 with Retina Display recommended)
  • Available as download only
  • Xcode 8.3.2 - For developers running macOS 10.12 or later

For 64-bit ObjectARX 2017 for Mac®

  • Mac OS X® - Sierra 10.12 or later; El Capitan 10.11 or Later; Yosemite 10.10 or later
  • 64-bit Intel Processor
  • 3 GB RAM (4 GB – Recommended)
  • 20 MB free disk space for installation
  • 1,280 x 800 display with true color (2880 x 1800 with Retina Display recommended)
  • Available as download only
  • Xcode 7.1 - For developers running Mac OS X 10.10 or later

For 64-bit ObjectARX 2016 for Mac®

  • Mac OS X® - El Capitan 10.11 or Later; Yosemite 10.10 or later; Mavericks 10.9 or later
  • 64-bit Intel Processor
  • 3 GB RAM (4 GB – Recommended)
  • 20 MB free disk space for installation
  • 1,280 x 800 display with true color (2880 x 1800 with Retina Display recommended)
  • Apple® Safari® 5.0 or later
  • Available as download only
  • Xcode 5.0.2 - For developers running Mac OS X 10.9 or later