System requirements

System requirements for Autodesk 3ds Max

Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 software is supported on the following 64-bit operating systems and at a minimum, requires a system with the following 64-bit hardware:

Software
Operating System Microsoft® Windows® 7 (SP1), Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Professional operating system
Browser Autodesk recommends the latest version of the following web browsers for access to online supplemental content:
  • Apple® Safari®
  • Google Chrome™
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer®
  • Mozilla® Firefox®
Hardware
CPU 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor
Graphics Hardware Refer to 3ds Max Certified Hardware for a detailed list of recommended systems and graphics cards
RAM 4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
Disk Space 6 GB of free disk space for install
Pointing Device Three-button mouse


Autodesk is not responsible for errors or failures of Autodesk software arising from the installation of updates, extensions or new releases issued by third party hardware or software vendors for the certified software or hardware identified in this article (or for any other third party software or hardware that you may use in connection with Autodesk products).