HW/SW REQUIREMENTS

The minimum/recommended hardware and software requirements, so you can experience maximum efficiency with AxisVM software.

Supported operating systems

WINDOWS OS
Windows 10,Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 (32 or 64 bit operating systems). Partially supported (some add-ons or plugins may fail): Windows Vista, Windows XP/ SP3, Windows Server 2003/SP1

MAC OS

There are several options for installing AxisVM software on MAC OS.

Recommended configuration

Minimal configuration

Memory access

To reach more memory is very important as it speeds up the analysis considerably.

64-bit and 32-bit versions

The native 64-bit version of AxisVM runs only on 64 bit operating systems. It has direct access to the physical memory so no further settings are required.

The 32-bit version of AxisVM runs on both 32 and 64 bit operating systems. It has direct access to the lower 2 GB of the physical memory.

Screen resolution, color depth

Minimum 1024 x 768, Hi-Color

Hard disk

The maximum number of nodes in the structure depends on the free capacity of the hard disk.

AxisVM USAGE ON MAC OS

PREPARING AxisVM INSTALLATION ON MAC OS

Most professional structural analysis software programs support only Windows. The following methods will enable AxisVM use on a MAC OS:

1.Boot Camp
Apple’s Boot Camp allows for installing Windows on a Mac. This will provide the best performance for running AxisVM on a Mac.

2.Virtual Machines
Software such as Parallels or VMWare Fusion use virtual machines to install Windows on a Mac, allowing AxisVM to run.

3.Remote Desktop
The Remote Desktop software on a Mac computer allows for remote access of a Windows computer running AxisVM.

If you are using Remote Desktop, you need to order a network license file to run AxisVM on a Mac!