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System Requirements

System requirements for all SpaceClaim products.

Operating Systems:
Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10 64-bit

SpaceClaim is not supported on virtual platforms (See note below). 

Intel-based Apple hardware running native Windows using Boot Camp is not supported.

Video Card:

Requires Full DirectX® 9c, Shader Model 3.0 hardware support, 512 MB of graphics memory or higher, 32 bits per pixel, 1024x768 minimum resolution.

Please ensure that you have the latest graphics driver for your card and that Direct3D Acceleration is enabled.

(Run the video requirements diagnostic tool to check this)

The following commonly used video cards support the above requirements1 :

ATI® Radeon R300, R420, R520, R600, or R700 series.
Radeon 9x00 cards (9700, 9800, …) or newer

NVIDIA GeForce® FX, 6, 7, or 8 series. NVIDIA FX5200s or newer

AMD FireGL™ T2-128 or higher (including the ‘Mobility’ series for laptops)

Pentium® 4 2.0 GHZ or Athlon® 2000+ or faster, 64-bit (x64) processor

4 GB RAM or higher 

CD drive (only for CD installation)
2 Button Mouse with Wheel
3D Mouse (3Dconnexion - Optional)


Multi-touch now works on all Windows 7 and 8 devices via the native pen-and-touch interface.

Note on virtual platforms:

Users report successfully operating SpaceClaim on VMware Workstation 7.x and Player 3.x.

1. SpaceClaim does not certify or recommend specific graphic cards.