Hardware & Software Specifications

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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 7/8 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 Mac OS X 10.10.5
Processor Quad-core Intel, 2.5 GHz or faster
Memory 8 GB RAM
Video Card OpenGL 4.1 compatible graphics card
Operating System Ubuntu 15.04
Processor Quad-core Intel or AMD, 2.5 GHz or faster
Memory 16 GB RAM
Video Card NVIDIA GeForce 470 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 7/8 64-bit
DirectX Runtime DirectX End-User Runtimes (June 2010)
Running the Engine
Operating System Mac OS X 10.10.5
Running the Engine
Operating System Any reasonable new Linux distro (CentOS 6.x being the oldest tested)
Linux Kernel Version kernel 2.6.32 or newer
Additional Dependencies glibc 2.12.2 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 Professional or Visual Studio 2015 Community:

iOS Development

iTunes Version iTunes 11 or higher
Developing with the Engine
Xcode Version 7.2.1
Developing with the Engine
Operating System Ubuntu 15.04
Compiler clang 3.5.x or 3.6.x

Optional

IDE QtCreator 3.1 or KDevelop 4.6
Build System CMake 2.8