System Requirements for GRAPHISOFT Products – STAR(T) Edition 2018

Operating Systems for STAR(T) Edition 2018

Recommended Operating Systems
Compatible, but not tested Operating Systems
Incompatible systems (STAR(T) Edition 2018 cannot be installed)
  • The latest updates are required to be installed on all Operating Systems
  • Only 64-bit Operating Systems are supported

Hardware for STAR(T) Edition 2018

Recommended hardware
  • Processor: 64-bit processor with two cores
  • RAM: 8 GB or more is recommended, for complex, detailed models 16 GB or more may be required
  • Hard disk space: 5 GB free disk space is required for the installation, 10 GB or more is required per active project
  • Graphics card: Dedicated OpenGL 2.1 compatible graphics card with on board memory of 1024 MB or more is recommended to fully exploit hardware acceleration capabilities. You can find a list of recommended graphics cards at:
  • Display: A resolution of 1440 x 900 or higher is recommended

You can find more details about recommended hardware on Help Center.

Minimum hardware
  • Processor: 64-bit processor with two cores
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Hard disk space: 5 GB or more is required for the installation
  • Graphics card: OpenGL 2.0 compatible graphics card
  • Display: A resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher

Other Software

Java 8 or later is required. You can find details here:

Note: STAR(T) Edition 2018 installer will automatically install Java 8, if it is not present on your computer.

Optional Hardware Peripherals

All major plotters, printers and digitizers can be used with STAR(T) Edition 2018.


Fast Internet access is needed to download updates for STAR(T) Edition 2018.

Protection Key

You will need a STAR(T) Edition 2018 CodeMeter hardware key or CodeMeter Act software protection key to start STAR(T) Edition 2018.

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