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System requirements for CLO software (Aug. 2020)


Applicable for: August 2020 release (version 5.2.364) and later

System requirements for earlier releases: CLO system requirements (July 2020)

Minimum system requirements for CLO software


Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)1809 1)
Apple macOS 10.13 (High Sierra), 10.14 (Mojave), 10.15 (Catalina)
Processor 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor 2)
Memory 8 GB or more of RAM (16 GB recommended)
Graphics card Nvidia® GeForce GTX 960 or Quadro P2000 or equivalent 3) 4)
Hard disk space 2 GB for installation (20+ GB recommended)
Monitor resolution 1920x1080 (2560x1440 recommended)
Pointing device 3-button mouse (highly recommended)
Network Internet connection is necessary for CLO authentication


1) Windows 10 1909 build recommended, Windows 10 2004 build has known issues (link)

2) Intel 6th-Gen i5 or higher, AMD 3rd-Gen Ryzen 5 or higher

3) CLO utilizes Nvidia CUDA acceleration technology for CLO GPU-Simulation and Rendering

4) See best graphics cards in performance: (link)


Unsupported Features

  • Intel Graphics and AMD graphics cards are not supported in CLO Simulation and Rendering
  • GPU acceleration features in Mac devices (CLO only support Nvidia GPUs)
  • BootCamp in macOS, Virtual Machine, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Apple iOS, iPad OS, tvOS, Android OS, Windows Mobile
  • CLO does not support 32-bit OS. (e.g. Windows 7 32-bit)

See also

For those who are new to CLO on Mac


Latest Nvidia graphics card driver: Nvidia official download (link)

  • GTX / RTX: GRD driver recommended
  • Quadro: ODE driver recommended


Windows Display Setup: Microsoft official guide (link)

  • For 4K monitor users, go to Settings > User Settings > User Interface > Resolution



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