System Recommendations for Version 12
Actively Supported Operating Systems
PC Operating Systems (64 bit): Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1
MAC: Apple Macintosh using Bootcamp
Recommended Hardware Specifications
Processor: i7 – 8th Generation (Quad Core) or AMD Ryzen7 models
System Memory: 16 GB RAM
Hard Drive: SSD with 20 GB free disk space for installation
Video Card: DirectX 11 compatible dedicated video card (such as GTX1080)
Optical Drive (Optional): DVD-ROM. A DVD-ROM is required to install 2020 Design and catalogs when Internet access is not available.
Security Device: Free USB port for the 2020 Design license (dongle). For Cloud (soft key), the USB port is not needed.
- Pointing Device: 2-button scroll mouse
- High speed internet connection for updates and 2020 Cloud usage
- Running 2020 Design Version in a virtual environment such as VMware or Parallels will impact rendering performance.