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CADWorx ® Design Review is compatible with Windows desktop operating systems listed below.

Note: The operating system compatibility details that follow refer to the latest released version of this software. Previous versions of the software may not work with newer operating systems.

Additional details on the life-cycle of Microsoft operating systems can be obtained from
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Desktop Operating System

Compatibility Information

Windows 10 (desktop OS)
Windows 7 SP1


These operating systems are tested by CADWorx & Analysis Solutions. The software does not support Windows XP, Windows Vista Starter, and Windows 8/8.1.

Windows Server (all versions)

Only tested by CADWorx & Analysis Solutions for the installation of network licensing systems (NetHASP License Manager).

Recommended System Requirements for CADWorx Design Review 2017 (64-bit):

  • Processor: 3.0 GHz Intel Pentium IV or higher
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM or higher (8GB recommended)
  • Display: 1360x768 or higher (1600x1050 or higher recommended) with True Color.
  • Video Card: Windows display adapter capable of 1360x768 with True Color capabilities and DirectX 9. Direct 11 compliant card recommended.
  • .NET Framework: .NET Framework Version 4.5

Additional Requirements for Large Datasets

  • Memory: 8GB RAM or higher
  • Display Card:
    -1600x1050 or greater True Color video display adapter; 128 MB VRAM or greater; Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater; Direct3D-capable workstation class graphics card
    - AMD or NVidia graphical drivers with latest update

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