System requirements for Autodesk Product Design Suite
This article provides the system requirements for all editions of the Autodesk® Product Design Suite 2016.
|Autodesk® Product Design Suite 2016|
64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1 or Windows 8.1
64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1
Intel® Xeon® E3 or Core i7 or equivalent, 3.0 GHz or greater
64-bit Intel® or AMD, 2 GHz or faster
16 GB RAM ¹ or more
250 GB free disk space or more
8 GB RAM for less than 500 part assemblies ¹
100 GB free disk space
Microsoft® Direct3D 11® capable graphics card or higher ²
Microsoft® Direct3D 10® capable graphics card or higher ²
OpenGL 3.0 or higher is required for Autodesk® ReCap®
|Display Resolution||1280 x 1024|
|Browser||Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 10 or higher|
|Third-Party Software||Full local install of Microsoft® Excel 2007, 2010 or 2013 for iFeatures, iParts, iAssemblies, thread related commands, clearance/threaded hole creation, Global BOM, Parts Lists, Revision Tables, spreadsheet-driven designs and Studio animation of Positional Representations. Excel Starter®, Online Office 365® and OpenOffice® are not supported.
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 SP1
|Pointing Device||MS Mouse compliant|
- Autodesk recommends settings which allow Microsoft Windows to manage virtual memory as needed. There should always be at least twice as much free hard disk space as system memory (RAM).
- Please refer to the Autodesk graphics card information.
System requirements for Autodesk Product Design Suite products
Applies to Product Design Suite 2012, Product Design Suite 2013, Product Design Suite 2014, Product Design Suite 2015, and Product Design Suite 2016.