System requirements

System requirements for Autodesk Navisworks 

This article provides the system requirements for the following Autodesk® Navisworks® 2016 products:

  • Navisworks Manage 2016
  • Navisworks Simulate 2016
  • Navisworks Freedom 2016
  • Navisworks Exporters 2016

Single Installation Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1, Microsoft® Windows® 8 (64-bit) or Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit) (Service Pack 1) Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate (recommended)
  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ 3.0 GHz (or higher) with SSE2 technology
  • 2 GB RAM (minimum)
  • 15 GB free disk space for installation
  • Direct3D® and OpenGL® capable graphics card with Shader Model 2 (minimum)
  • 1,280 x 800 VGA display with true color (1,920 x 1,080 monitor and 32-bit video display adapter recommended)
  • Microsoft Mouse-compliant pointing device
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 8.0 or later

Deployment Requirements

Hardware and software requirements for the location of the administrative image 

  • 10 GB hard disk

Hardware and software requirements for client machine 

  • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1, Microsoft® Windows® 8 (64-bit) or Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit) (Service Pack 1) Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate (recommended)
  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ 3.0 GHz (or higher) with SSE2 technology
  • 2 GB RAM (minimum)
  • 15 GB free disk space for installation
  • Direct3D® and OpenGL® capable graphics card with Shader Model 2 (minimum)
  • 1,280 x 800 VGA display with true color (1,920 x 1,080 monitor and 32-bit video display adapter recommended)
  • Microsoft Mouse-compliant pointing device
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 8.0 or later

Hardware and software requirements for the network license server (Windows) 

  • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1, Microsoft® Windows® 8 or Microsoft Windows 7 (Service Pack 1)
  • Intel® Pentium® 3 or higher, 450 Mhz (minimum)
  • Network interface card compatible with existing Ethernet network infrastructure
    Note: The Network License Manager supports Ethernet network configurations only.
  • TCP/IP communication protocol
    Note: The Network License Manager uses TCP packet types.
  • FLEXnet 11.12.0.0