System Requirements

The IronCAD Design Collaboration Suite, including IRONCAD, INOVATE, IRONCAD DRAFT, and IRONCAD COMPOSE, is a Windows-based design software that can be installed on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the operating system.

Below is a table that cross-references releases of IronCAD products with compatible Windows platforms.

In addition, your PC will need the following to run IronCAD:

  • A Pentium 4 CPU or higher (current AMD processors supported)
  • 4GB Recommended (8 GB or more for large assembly work)
  • Direct X and/or OpenGL compatible accelerated video graphics card (required for large assembly work)
  • 2 GB of free disk space to install. More recommended for design data.
  • See example of a certified machine configuration.

IRONCAD/INOVATE/COMPOSE/DRAFT

Windows Version
Product Version Windows 10 (32/64bit) 8.1 (32/64bit) 8 (32/64bit) 7 (32/64bit) Vista (32/64bit) XP
2017          
2016          
2015 PU1        
2015        
2014          
2013      
2012      
2011      
2009    
V11 PU1    
V11  

Note: Home editions of Windows are not supported.

Network License Manager

Windows Version
Product Version 10 (32/64bit) 8.1 (32/64bit) 8 (32/64bit) 7 (32/64bit) Vista (32/64bit) XP
SENTINEL            
CAXA            
Windows Server Version
Product Version 2012 R2 2012 2008 R2 2008 2003
SENTINEL          
CAXA          

Note: Only Microsoft Windows networks are supported.

 

Example certified machine configuration:

  • HP Z240 Workstation
  • CPU: E3-1240 V5 @3.50 GHZ
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Graphics Card: Nvidia Quadro K620 with 2 GB Memory
  • Hard Disk: NVMe Samsung M2VPV128 SSD 128 GB