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Minimum Requirements to Run PlanSwift

The minimum requirements allow PlanSwift programs to run, however, application performance is improved if you meet or exceed the Hardware Recommendations below. 1

System Software Requirements

Desktop Computer

Windows® Operating System

Windows® XP SP2 (SP3 recommended)2

Windows Vista® SP12

Windows 72
Windows 82


Intel or AMD Dual Core or better 32 Bit / 2.6GHz
Intel or AMD Dual Core or better 64 Bit / 1.8GHz




Super VGA (1024x768)min

Graphics 512MB dedicated graphic card

Free Hard Drive Space


Internet Connection

An unrestricted connection is required for Activating the product, receiving updates, viewing the help files, forum, etc.

Web Browser

Internet Explorer 6

Additional Software

In order to use the Excel functions, you must have Microsoft® Excel® 2003 , 2007, 2010 (32 bit editions only)
Microsoft® Outlook® 2003, 2007, 2010 (32 bit editions only)
For additional information regarding Office 2010 64bit click here


Recommendations for Improved Performance

Desktop Computer 


Intel i-5, i7, 2.33GHz , 6MB L2 cache 1333MHz front side bus or equivalent


8GB or more DDR3

Graphics Memory

1GB or more


1280 x 1024 or more and support for multiple monitors

Free Hard Drive Space

150GB 7200rpm SATA (or larger network storage)


High Speed Internet Connection for downloading plan files, sending/receiving project information via 'Email Job', downloading program updates and viewing the help files, forum, etc.

Web Browser

Internet Explorer 7



1 The Minimum requirements will allow the applications to run however there could be insufficient resources to use all available features resulting in slow performance.

2 All current PlanSwift versions are compatible with both 32 and 64-bit Windows® Operating Systems.

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