Minimum System Requirements for Smaart

Created by Casey Guli, Modified on Tue, 26 Mar at 12:02 PM by Casey Guli

Minimum 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 for the latest version of Smaart.

System requirements for legacy versions of Smaart can be found here

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.

Newer OS versions are compatible unless otherwise stated. Please also make sure that all video, audio, and other hardware drivers on your system are fully up-to-date before using Smaart.

If you are unsure whether your system meets these requirements, we highly recommend downloading the Demo and verifying that your system can perform the desired measurements prior to purchasing a license.

Minimum Req.Windows (64-bit only *)macOS 
Oldest Supported OS VersionWindows 10macOS 10.14 (Mojave) ***
Processor / CPU    6th gen Intel Core i5 or similar/newer      6th gen Intel Core i5 or similar/newer (2015 or newer)
- or -
Any Apple Silicon (M Series)
Memory / RAM4GB4GB
GraphicsHardware supporting DirectX 12 **Any (if above reqs. are met)
Display1024 x 7681024 x 768
SoundASIO® or WAV/WDM drivers Core Audio drivers

Smaart does not support the use of third-party "patching" programs to allow newer versions of operating systems to run on older, unsupported hardware.

Smaart does not support “Windows on ARM”

** Must support Feature Level 12 / WDDM 2.0+; click here for more information

*** High Sierra no longer supported as of v9.1.6

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