Requirements

Below are the recommended hardware requirements for running Spire. 

Spire Server

Spire Server is supported on the following Microsoft Windows editions:

  • Windows 8.1 (excluding Home editions)
  • Windows 10 (excluding Home editions)
  • Windows 11 (excluding Home editions)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2022

Note: 64-bit operating system is required for Spire Server. Also, browsers, such as Internet Explorer 11, that are not HTML 5 compliant will not work as Spire uses HTML 5 extensively.

***It is highly recommended that Spire Server and Spire data is installed on the System Drive.

Minimum

Recommended

2.4 GHz processor

i5 or 3.06 GHz processor

4 GB RAM

8 GB RAM

Display with native resolution of 1366×768 or higher (multiple displays and high DPI displays supported)

1920×1080 or higher

Keyboard and pointing device for data entry (Desktop interface does not currently support touch)

Same

10/100 IPv4 network required to use Spire Desktop on a Local Area Network

Gigabit network

Spire Desktop

Spire Desktop is supported on the following Microsoft Windows editions:

  • Windows 8.1 (excluding Home editions)
  • Windows 10 (excluding Home editions)
  • Windows 11 (excluding Home editions)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2022

Note: 64-bit operating system is now required for Spire Desktop 3.0 and higher.  Also, browsers, such as Internet Explorer 11, that are not HTML 5 compliant will not work as Spire uses HTML 5 extensively.

Minimum

Recommended

2.4 GHz quad core processori7 or 2.8 GHz Xeon processor
8 GB RAM16 GB RAM (or more)
Display with native resolution of 1024×768 or higherSame
512 MB of disk space for Server and PostgreSQL database installation on System DriveSame
5 GB of available disk space for data and data snapshots on System DriveSSD
10/100 IPv4 network required to use Spire Server on a Local Area Network with multiple connected workstationsGigabit network