System Requirements

Desktop Systems

Updated November 2013


Minimum System Requirements:

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (32bit, SP3 or higher) or Windows® 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) or Windows® 8 (32-bit or 64-bit) Operating System OR Apple® Mac OS X® 10.7 (Lion) Operating System OR Apple® Mac OS X® 10.8 (Mountain Lion) Operating System with Java for OS X Update 2013-002
  • NVIDIA® or ATI based hardware-accelerated OpenGL® compliant 3D video card. Note: video card drivers must be current.
  • NOTE: There are multiple manufacturers of graphics cards that use these chipsets, causing variances in quality control and performance. While GeoTime supports most cards that use these chipsets, it is impossible to test every possible hardware combination.

  • Minimum supported resolution of 1024x768
  • 1.6 GHz Dual Core Intel® processor or equivalent
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 1 GB of uncompressed hard disk space for GeoTime; an additional 20 GB is required if local maps and imagery are to be installed.
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8.0 web browser or higher, Mozilla® Firefox® 4.0 web browser or higher, Google® Chrome® or Apple® Safari® web browser
  • Microsoft® Excel 2007, 2010 or 2013 (32bit versions only) (optional, required for GeoTime Excel extension)
  • ESRI ArcGIS Desktop 9.3, 10, 10.1, or 10.2 (optional, required for GeoTime ArcMap extension)
  • Microsoft .Net Framework v2.0 SP1 (for Excel and ArcGIS 9.x) or v3.5 (for ArcGIS 10) and v3.5 SP1 (for ArcGIS 10.1 and 10.2)

Unsupported configurations:

  • Intel video adapters and other motherboard integrated
  • PowerPC-based Macintosh systems

Recommended Components

  • Windows® 7 64-bit Operating System
  • 64-bit Intel CPU
    • Intel Core i7-3960X EE or Intel Core i7-3930K recommended
  • 8 GB Ram
  • NVIDIA GTX or better graphics board
    • GTX 670 or better recommended
  • Monitor capable of 1920 x 1200 resolution