Operating Systems

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Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Compatible ArchiCAD versions Supported versions: GRAPHISOFT is maintaining compatibility for ArchiCAD 16 and 17 and connected products (BIMx, BIM Server, BIM Server Manager) on OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Based on GRAPHISOFT’s first tests ArchiCAD 16 and 17…

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Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Compatible versions Supported versions: GRAPHISOFT is maintaining compatibility for ArchiCAD 15 and 16 and connected products (BIMx, BIM Server, BIM Server Manager) on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Based on GRAPHISOFT’s first tests ArchiCAD 15 and 16…

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Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

Supported ArchiCAD versions ArchiCAD 14 and ArchiCAD 15 are supported on OS X 10.7 Lion. The only issue that you should consider before migration is: the font related performance issue .   ArchiCAD 10, 11, 12 and 13 versions are not supported…

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Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

Compatibility notes to ArchiCAD on Mac OSX Snow Leopard Snow Leopard was officially launched by Apple on 28 Aug 2009. ArchiCAD 17 is the last version of ArchiCAD to support Mac OS X 10.6 Security update 2012-001 may affect PPC applications Apple has…

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Windows 8.1

Compatible ArchiCAD versions Compatible versions GRAPHISOFT is maintaining compatibility for ArchiCAD 16 and ArchiCAD 17 and connected products (BIMx, BIM Server, BIM Server Manager) on Windows 8.1. Not supported versions ArchiCAD 15 and older versions…

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Windows 8

Compatibility notes to ArchiCAD on Windows 8 Please note that ArchiCAD 16 is the last release of ArchiCAD to support Windows XP and any 32-bit operating system. The next major release of ArchiCAD will be 64-bit only, and will support only 64-bit Operating…

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Windows 7

Please note that ArchiCAD 16 is the last release of ArchiCAD to support Windows XP and any 32-bit operating system. The next major release of ArchiCAD will be 64-bit only, and will support only 64-bit Operating Systems, including Windows 7 and Windows 8…

Windows Vista

  ArchiCAD 11-16 on Windows Vista ArchiCAD 11-16 versions are fully compatible with Windows Vista on both 32 and 64-bit systems. ArchiCAD 17 and newer ArchiCAD 17 and newer versions are not supported on Windows Vista. This means that you can run…

Windows XP

  GRAPHISOFT supports only “Professional” Edition officially, and none of the ArchiCADs were tested by Graphisoft on “Home” Edition. However, since the two editions only differ in their feature set (“Professional” edition has additional features…

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Windows XP and 32-bit Support

ArchiCAD 16 is the last release of ArchiCAD to support Windows XP and any 32-bit operating system . The next major release of ArchiCAD will be 64-bit only, and will support only 64-bit Operating Systems, including Windows 7 and Windows 8 . What does the…

Windows Server

Compatibility notes to GRAPHISOFT products on Windows Server Editions Windows Server 2012 Officially supported versions: BIM Server v17 Windows Server 2008 R2 Officially supported versions: BIM Server v17 BIM Server v16 BIM Server v15 BIM Server v14 BIM…

Intel Mac platform

“MacTel” refers to the Intel-powered Macintosh platform. Apple abandoned the previously used PowerPC processors in favor of the Intel chips in 2006. This new platform also requires software vendors to release a new version of their products that run…

Questions and Answers about 64-bit

  What does “64-bit” mean? A 64-bit computer, operating system, or software application is able to use 64-bit wide memory addresses, while a “traditional” 32-bit computer, OS or software can only use 32-bit wide memory addresses. The maximum memory…