Hardware & Software Specifications

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Windows

MacOS

Linux

Unreal Engine has some specific hardware and software requirements for running the game and editor or developing with the engine.

Recommended Hardware

Operating System

Windows 10 64-bit

Processor

Quad-core Intel or AMD, 2.5 GHz or faster

Memory

8 GB RAM

Video Card/DirectX Version

DirectX 11 compatible graphics card

Operating System

macOS 10.13.5 High Sierra

Processor

Quad-core Intel, 2.5 GHz or faster

Memory

8 GB RAM

Video Card

Metal 1.2 Compatible Graphics Card

Operating System

Ubuntu 18.04

Processor

Quad-core Intel or AMD, 2.5 GHz or faster

Memory

32 GB RAM

Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce 960 GTX or higher with latest NVIDIA binary drivers

Minimum Software Requirements

Below are the requirements for running the engine or editor.

Running the Engine

Operating System

Windows 10 64-bit

DirectX Runtime

DirectX End-User Runtimes (June 2010)

Running the Engine

Operating System

macOS 10.13.5 High Sierra

Running the Engine

Operating System

Any reasonable new Linux distro from CentOS 7.x and up

Linux Kernel Version

kernel 3.x or newer

Additional Dependencies

glibc 2.17 or newer

The requirements for programmers developing with the engine are listed below.

Developing with the Engine

All 'Running the Engine' requirements (automatically installed)

Visual Studio Version

  • Visual Studio 2015 Update 3
  • Visual Studio 2017 v15.6 or later (recommended)

iOS Development

iTunes Version

iTunes 11 or higher

Developing with the Engine

Xcode Version

9.4

Developing with the Engine

Operating System

Ubuntu 18.04

Compiler

clang 5.0

Optional

IDE

Visual Studio Code, CLion, QtCreator