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The following specifications are recommended to run SimaPro. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding specific configurations.

Operating systems

SimaPro is a 32 bits Windows application which also runs on 64 bits Windows. We highly recommend to have the latest service pack installed. Earlier operating systems are not supported. SimaPro 8 and higher runs on:​

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8/8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2019

Single and multi user client

  • Internal memory: 4 GB (32 bits), 8 GB (64 bit).
  • Screen resolution: minimum resolution is 1280 x 1024. We recommend a higher resolution and a wide screen monitor.
  • Processor: a multi core processor in combination with a 64 bit operating system is recommended.
  • Hard disk: 10 GB free (local) hard disk space for temporary files. Only in case of single user: an additional 2 GB free disk space for database(s).

SimaPro Database Server (only for multi-user)

  • Internal memory: a minimum of 4 GB (32 bit) or 8 GB (64 bit).
  • Hard disk: at least 2 GB space is needed for each installed database.


If you are using an Apple or Unix computer you can run SimaPro through a Windows emulator or via a parallel platform.  We regret we cannot give technical support for these systems.