What are the system requirements for Smaart?

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!

To Contact Rational Acoustics Support:
Submit a Ticket Here or Email us at Support@RationalAcoustics.com.