What are the system requirements for Smaart?
Smaart is available for both the Windows® and macOS® operating systems. Besides the obvious OS differences, the two versions are exactly the same in functionality, look and operation. Below are the minimum hardware / OS requirements.
Newer OS versions are compatible unless otherwise stated; otherwise, please click out this support article for information on compatible operating systems.
Important: Please make sure that all video, audio, and other hardware drives on your system are fully up-to-date before using Smaart.
If you are unsure whether your system will support the latest version of Smaart, we highly recommend downloading the Demo and testing with that first.
|Minimum Req.||Windows (64-bit only)||macOS|
|Oldest Supported OS Version*||Windows 10||macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)|
|Processor / CPU||6th gen Intel Core i5 or similar/newer *|| 6th gen Intel Core i5 or similar/newer (2015 or newer)
Any Apple Silicon (M Series)
|Memory / RAM||4GB||4GB|
|Graphics||Hardware supporting DirectX 12 **||Any (if above reqs. are met)|
|Display||1024 x 768||1024 x 768|
|Sound||ASIO® or WAV/WDM drivers||Core Audio drivers|
Note: Minimum requirements are established to ensure reasonable performance when default settings are used. Consider a more powerful computer if you plan to use large FFT sizes, or run many measurements at the same time.
* Smaart does not support “Windows on ARM”; click here to learn how to identify which generation your Intel processor is
** Must support Feature Level 12 / WDDM 2.0+; click here to learn how to identify this on your system
Running Smaart on an Apple Silicon (M1, M2, etc.) Mac? Click here!