ARCHICAD 10 System Requirements

Operating System:
Windows XP Professional
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*

* On Windows XP Professional x64 Edition the PDF output is not available.
To learn more about XP 64-bit, please visit: Help Center

Macintosh® OS X 10.3
Macintosh® OS X 10.4

Note: QuickTime 6.5 or later and Java 2v1.4.2 or later are required to run ARCHICAD.
ARCHICAD installer will automatically install Java 2v1.5 and QuickTime 7 if they are not present on your computer.

Intel® Pentium 4, Intel® Centrino, Intel® Core series or compatible
Power Macintosh® G4 1 GHz required
Power Macintosh® G5
or Intel® Core series recommended
1 GB of RAM is required
more than 1GB is recommended for complex models
Hard Drive Space:

Minimum of 500 MB free hard disk space is required for a full installation.
Additional 2 GB is required for work with complex projects and 3D visualization.

Note: UNIX formatted HDs are not supported

Minimum: 1024 by 768 pixels
Recommended: 1280 by 1024 pixels

Standard Open GL cards with onboard video memory of 64 MB is required.

To find compatibility data for Open GL VGA-cards, please visit the following website:

Optional Hardware Peripheral Devices:

All major plotters, printers and digitizers can be used with ARCHICAD and PlotMaker.