DriveWorks Pro 15: Prerequisites [send feedback...]

Hardware

CPU 1Intel® Pentium™, Intel® Core™, AMD® Athlon™, AMD® Turion™ recommended
RAM 12GB or more recommended.
Hard Disk 1250MB required for installation.
Graphics 1A DirectX 9c approved graphics card, which must be SOLIDWORKS certified if working with SOLIDWORKS.
Network (if using DriveWorks in a shared environment)

100Mb or faster network card.

Microsoft Active Directory Domain.

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Software - General

SoftwareSupported VersionNotes
Operating System

Windows® 7 SP1, (64-bit only) Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate

Windows® 8.1 Pro/Enterprise

Windows® 10 Professional/Enterprise

A full list of previous DriveWorks versions and the operating systems each support can be found here.

When installing DriveWorks alongside SOLIDWORKS please check SOLIDWORKS System Requirements. Please see Info: Third Party Information And Downloads for link.
.NET Framework4.6.1
Will be installed if it is not already installed. To download separately please see the knowledge base article  Info: Third Party Information And Downloads.
DirectX®11
Will be installed if it is not already installed. To download separately please see the knowledge base article Info: Third Party Information And Downloads.
SQL Server® Compact Edition4.0
Will be installed if it is not already installed. To download separately please see the knowledge base article Info: Third Party Information And Downloads.

Virtualization & Remote Desktop

All DriveWorks products are supported on virtual and remote desktop environments as long as the guest operating system meets the requirements set out above.

However, when utilizing the SOLIDWORKS capabilities of DriveWorks (e.g. Capture and Model Generation), please check SOLIDWORKS Support for Virtual Environments. The link can be found under the heading SOLIDWORKS System Requirements in the topic Info: Third Party Information And Downloads.

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