System Requirements for GRAPHISOFT Products

Operating Systems for Archicad 23

Supported Operating Systems
Not supported Operating Systems

For more details check the related Help Center articles in the links above.

  • For compatibility notes on newer Operating Systems check Help Center
  • The latest updates are required to be installed on all Operating Systems
  • Only 64-bit Operating Systems are supported

Hardware for Archicad 23

Recommended hardware
  • Processor: 64-bit processor with four or more cores
  • RAM: 16 GB or more is recommended; for complex, detailed models 32 GB or more may be required
  • Hard disk: installing Archicad on a SSD drive is recommended; 5 GB free disk space is required for the installation, 10 GB or more is required per active project
  • Display: A resolution of 1920 x 1080 or higher is recommended
  • Graphics card: Dedicated OpenGL 4.0 compatible graphics card is recommended to fully exploit hardware acceleration capabilities. 2 GB+ VRAM is recommended, opt for 4 GB+ with 4K displays. You can find a list of recommended graphics cards at:

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

Minimum hardware
  • Processor: 64-bit processor with two cores
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard disk space: 5 GB or more is required for the installation
  • Display: A resolution of 1440 x 900 or higher
  • Graphics card: OpenGL 3.3 compatible graphics card with on board memory of 2 GB

Optional Hardware Peripherals

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


Fast Internet access is needed for connecting to BIMcloud in a remote location and to download updates for Archicad 23.

Protection Key

You will need an Archicad 23 CodeMeter hardware key or CodeMeter Act software protection key to start Archicad 23.

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